Meaning of directly
Pronunciation: (di-rekt'lē, dī-), [key]
- in a direct line, way, or manner; straight: The path leads directly to the lake.
- at once; without delay; immediately: Do that directly.
- shortly; soon: They will be here directly.
- exactly; precisely: directly opposite the store.
- without intervening space; next in order: The truck was parked directly behind my car.
- openly or frankly; candidly: He didn't hesitate to speak directly about his debts.
- in direct proportion.
- as soon as: Directly he arrived, he mentioned the subject.
- directly (Thesaurus)