Textual thesaurus for "directly"

(adv) now, immediately, instantly, forthwith, like a shot, straight off, straightaway, at once, right away

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!

(adv) direct, straight

without deviation

the path leads directly to the lake; went direct to the office

(adv) flat, straight

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