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Directly

Pronunciation of Directly
/da͡ɪɹˈɛktli/, /da‍ɪɹˈɛktli/, /d_aɪ_ɹ_ˈɛ_k_t_l_i/

Antonyms for directly:

indirectly.

Synonyms for directly:

Sense 1

unvarnished, vicarious, cross country, vociferous, First-hand, Participative, blindly, man-to-man, smack-dab, spontaneously.

Sense 2

hands-on, squarely, uninvolved, emphatically, pointed.

Sense 3

precisely, exactly, hand, between, emphatic.

Sense 5

due.

Sense 6

smack.

Sense 8

bang, free, flush.

Sense 9

With.

Sense 10

square.

without delay

instant, right off.

straight (adjective)

point-blank, right.

articulately (adverb)

expressively, fluently, smoothly, intelligibly, loquaciously, lucidly, articulately, clearly, succinctly, eloquently.

artlessly (adverb)

naively, sincerely, unrestrainedly, honestly, plainly, bluntly, genuinely, trustingly, unsophisticatedly, openly, naturally, unartfully, candidly, straightforwardly, unaffectedly, artlessly, frankly, un-artificially.

as soon as possible (adverb)

instantly, right away, shortly, promptly, instantaneously, ANON, straightaway, forthwith, presently, immediately, Instanter, straight off, pronto, at once.

early (adverb)

without delay.

intelligibly (adverb)

crisply, coherently, legibly, consistently, perspicaciously, understandably, Comprehensibly.

just (adverb)

squarely.

simply (adverb)

innocently, tersely, austerely, baldly, naturally, intelligibly, purely, chastely, unaffectedly, simply, sparely.

soon (adverb)

in a while, soon, in due time, before long, shortly, presently.

straightforwardly (adverb)

word for word, verbatim, honestly, candidly, plainly, openly.

straightly (adverb)

perpendicularly, Straightly.

the shortest route (adverb)

exactly, due, right, Straightly, smack, direct, straight, precisely.

articulately (adverb)

expressively, fluently, smoothly, intelligibly, loquaciously, lucidly, articulately, clearly, succinctly, eloquently.

artlessly (adverb)

naively, sincerely, unrestrainedly, honestly, plainly, bluntly, genuinely, trustingly, unsophisticatedly, openly, naturally, unartfully, candidly, straightforwardly, unaffectedly, artlessly, frankly, un-artificially.

currently (adverb)

at present.

dead (adverb)

Straightly.

early (adverb)

at once.

intelligibly (adverb)

intelligibly, lucidly, crisply, clearly, legibly, perspicaciously, understandably, consistently, straightforwardly, plainly, coherently, Comprehensibly.

now (adverb)

nowadays, today.

simply (adverb)

purely, tersely, plainly, candidly, clearly, sparely, artlessly, austerely, chastely, simply, baldly, unsophisticatedly, innocently.

soon (adverb)

in a while, soon, in due time, before long, shortly, presently.

straightly (adverb)

perpendicularly, Straightly.

Sense 1 (noun)

right.

Sense 2 (noun)

due.

Sense 4 (noun)

flush, exactly, smack, smack-dab, square, bang, squarely, precisely.

Sense 6 (noun)

vociferous, man-to-man, pointed, emphatic, emphatically.

Sense 7 (noun)

vicarious, Participative, First-hand.

directly (noun)

immediately, instantly, forthwith, at once, in real time, straightaway, straight, flat, right away, now, direct, straight off.

without delay (noun)

instant.

Usage examples for directly:

  • Tell them I shall be round directly." - "The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel", Baroness Orczy.
  • " I shall be back directly," the officer replied. - "The Garden Of Allah", Robert Hichens.

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Vetoed

Refused, Refused, destroyed, dismissed, dissolved, divorced, extinguished, invalidated, neutralized, nullified.

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