Immediately vs Proximately - What's the difference?

immediately | proximately |


As adverbs the difference between immediately and proximately

is that immediately is in an immediate manner; instantly or without delay while proximately is in a proximate manner, position, or degree; immediately.

As a conjunction immediately

is .

immediately

English

Adverb

(-)
  • In an immediate manner; instantly or without delay.
  • I hope we can begin immediately .
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=November 12 , author= , title=International friendly: England 1-0 Spain , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Spain failed to move through the gears despite exerting control for lengthy spells and a measure of perspective must be applied immediately to the outcome.}}

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Conjunction

    (English Conjunctions)
  • Synonyms

    * as soon as * directly after, after, right after, etc.

    proximately

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In a proximate manner, position, or degree; immediately.