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directly

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of directly

  1. 1 in a direct line or course we went directly to the site without stopping to pick up extra supplies Synonyms of directly dead, direct, due, plumb, plump, right, straight, straightway Phrases as the crow flies Near Antonyms of directly circuitously, deviously, veeringly Antonyms of directly indirectly

  2. 2 in an honest and direct manner the instructor deals with her art students very directly, always telling them the plain truth Synonyms of directly straightforward, forthrightly, foursquare, plain, plainly, straight, straightforwardlyWords Related to directly baldly, bluffly, candidly, frankly, honestly, openheartedly, openly, unguardedly, unreservedly; artlessly, earnestly, simply, sincerely; abruptly, bluntly, brusquely, curtly, gruffly, point-blank, sharply; impolitely, inconsiderately, rudely, tactlessly; truthfully, veraciouslyNear Antonyms of directly long-windedly, verbosely, wordily; civilly, courteously, diplomatically, politely, tactfully; deceitfully, mendaciously, untruthfully; erroneously, fallaciously, falsely, hypocritically, insincerely; ambiguously, circuitously, equivocally, evasively, indirectly

  3. 3 in the same words quoted directly from the encyclopedia Synonyms of directly ad verbum, verbatim, exactly, word for wordWords Related to directly accurately, precisely; identically; literallyNear Antonyms of directly basically, essentially, virtually; carelessly, freely, imprecisely, inaccurately, looselyAntonyms of directly inexactly

  4. 4 without delay in case of a medical emergency, do not try to contact your doctor but instead go directly to the hospital Synonyms of directly bang, immediately, forthwith, headlong, incontinently, instantaneously, instanter, instantly, now, PDQ, plumb, presently, promptly, pronto, right, right away, right now, right off, straightaway, straight off, straightwayWords Related to directly away, freely; anon, momentarily, shortly, soon; apace, briskly, fast, fleetly, full-tilt, posthaste, quick, quickly, rapidly, readily, snappily, speedily, swift, swiftly; abruptly, presto, suddenly, unexpectedly; hastily, impetuously, impulsively, rashly, recklessly; exactly, opportunely, punctually, seasonablyNear Antonyms of directly slowly; late, tardily

  5. 5 at or within a short time dinner should be ready directly Synonyms of directly anon, before long, by and by, shortly, momentarily, presently, soonWords Related to directly forthwith, immediately, incontinently, instantaneously, instantly, now, promptly, pronto, right away, right now, right off, straightaway, straightway


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