Part of speech: adverb

In a direct line or manner.

Part of speech: adverb

Immediately; at once; as soon as possible.

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Usage examples "directly":

  1. Yes, she is coming directly. - "Three Comedies", Björnstjerne M. Björnson Commentator: R. Farquharson Sharp.
  2. This tool rest, instead of sliding directly in the carriage as is the case with lathes, slides on an intermediate slide which fits and slides in the carriage. - "Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II", Joshua Rose.
  3. Not directly to it, the planet wasn't that important. - "Mezzerow Loves Company", Floyd L. Wallace.