directly

[dih-rekt-lee, dahy-]
adverb
1.
in a direct line, way, or manner; straight: The path leads directly to the lake.
2.
at once; without delay; immediately: Do that directly.
3.
shortly; soon: They will be here directly.
4.
exactly; precisely: directly opposite the store.
5.
without intervening space; next in order: The truck was parked directly behind my car.
6.
openly or frankly; candidly: He didn't hesitate to speak directly about his debts.
7.
Mathematics. in direct proportion.
conjunction
8.
as soon as: Directly he arrived, he mentioned the subject.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English directli. See direct, -ly


2. See immediately. 6. straightforwardly, freely, plainly, unreservedly.
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directly (dɪˈrɛktlɪ, daɪ-)
 
adv (foll by before or after)
1.  in a direct manner
2.  at once; without delay
3.  immediately; just
 
conj
4.  (subordinating) as soon as: we left directly the money arrived

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directly
1510s, "in a straight line," from direct. Figurative use is slightly earlier (c.1500). Meaning "at once, immediately in time" (c.1600) is from earlier sense of "without intermediate steps" (1520s).
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