HyperDic: directly

English > 4 senses of the word directly:
ADVERBalldirectly, straight, directwithout deviation
alldirectlywithout anyone or anything intervening
alldirectly, immediately, instantly, straightaway, straight off, now, right away, at once, forthwith, like a shotwithout delay or hesitation / hesitation
alldirectly, flat, straightin a forthright manner
directly > pronunciation
Soundsdayreh'kliy; dereh'ktliy; dihreh'kliy; diyreh'kliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > directly: 4 senses > adverb 1
MeaningWithout deviation.
Example"the path leads directly to the lake"
Synonymsstraight, direct
Spanishderecho, directamente, directo
Catalandirectament
Adjectivesdirectdirect in spatial dimensions
English > directly: 4 senses > adverb 2
MeaningWithout anyone or anything intervening.
Examples
  • "these two factors are directly related"
  • "he was directly responsible"
  • "measured the physical properties directly"
Spanishdirectamente
Adjectivesdirecthaving no intervening persons, agents, conditions
English > directly: 4 senses > adverb 3
MeaningWithout delay or hesitation / hesitation; with no time intervening.
Synonymsimmediately, instantly, straightaway, straight off, now, right away, at once, forthwith, like a shot
Spanishahora mismo, ahora, directamente, enseguida, inmediatamente
Catalande seguida, immediatament
English > directly: 4 senses > adverb 4
MeaningIn a forthright manner; candidly or frankly.
Example"he didn't answer directly"
Synonymsflat, straight
Oppositeindirectlynot in a forthright manner
Spanishdirectamente
Catalandirectament
Adjectivesdirectstraightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action

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