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directly

adverb

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1 in a direct line or course
  • we went directly to the site without stopping to pick up extra supplies

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3 in the same words
  • quoted directly from the encyclopedia

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4 without delay
  • in case of a medical emergency, do not try to contact your doctor but instead go directly to the hospital

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5 at or within a short time
  • dinner should be ready directly

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The first known use of directly was in the 15th century

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“Directly.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/directly. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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