directly, straight, direct(adverb)
"the path leads directly to the lake"; "went direct to the office"
without anyone or anything intervening
"these two factors are directly related"; "he was directly responsible"; "measured the physical properties directly"
immediately, instantly, straightaway, straight off, directly, now, right away, at once, forthwith, like a shot(adverb)
without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening
"he answered immediately"; "found an answer straightaway"; "an official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith"; "Come here now!"
directly, flat, straight(adverb)
in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly
"he didn't answer directly"; "told me straight out"; "came out flat for less work and more pay"
in a direct manner; in a straight line or course.
He drove directly to the office, and didn't stop off at the petrol station.
in a straightforward way; without anything intervening; not by secondary, but by direct means.
I'm sick of asking you to fire him, I'll just do it directly.
plainly, without circumlocution or ambiguity; absolutely; in express terms.
It's directly across the street
He told me directly that he'd cheated on me, and how sorry he was for it.
soon; next; when it becomes convenient
We'll go to the store directly, but first I need to finish sweeping.
As soon as.
in a direct manner; in a straight line or course
in a straightforward way; without anything intervening; not by secondary, but by direct, means
without circumlocution or ambiguity; absolutely; in express terms
straightway; next in order; without delay; immediately
immediately after; as soon as
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In a direct manner.
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Rank popularity for the word 'directly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1140
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'directly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2224
Rank popularity for the word 'directly' in Adverbs Frequency: #116
The numerical value of directly in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of directly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of directly in a Sentence
Canada is deeply concerned by the detention of Mr. Canadian Michael Kovrig and Canada has raised the case directly to Chinese officials.
For many of us, our livelihood depends on crop or protein production, to launch a campaign directly in conflict of that, and to use their money to combat their own cause, we didn’t feel that was a just thing to do.
At 0800 hrs GMT, a number of craft approached the Alpine Eternity firing warning shots and the master was ordered by VHF to stop, the master ignored the order and broke away from his passage and headed into UAE waters at the same time requesting assistance. At the point when the order was ignored and when the vessel changed course it was directly fired upon.
These issues are still under review internally, including the types of equipment ... that would respond directly to some of the Russian supply.
The benefits of commonality across multiple ship types as well as forward and backfit were considered in laying out the strategy for the Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar. This did not, however, directly result in CVN 79 having a different radar than CVN 78. Acquisition cost of remaining CVN 79 radar components was also a driving factor for the change.
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Translations for directly
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- непосредствено, точно, пряко, директно, веднагаBulgarian
- directamentCatalan, Valencian
- direkt, gerade, unmittelbarGerman
- direkte, rekteEsperanto
- به طور مستقیمPersian
- [[go]] [[díreach]]Irish
- ուղղակի, ուղիղArmenian
- eerlijk, dadelijk, rechtuit, zondermeer, onomwonden, direct, meteen, zo, zodadelijk, rechtstreeksDutch
- ско́ро, открове́нно, пря́мо, вско́ре, че́стно, то́чно, напряму́ю, без обиняко́в, непосре́дственноRussian
- براہ راستUrdu
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