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  • adv.the shortest route
  • adv.as soon as possible
  • adv.straightforwardly

synonyms for directly

  • precisely
  • straight
  • direct
  • as a crow flies
  • beeline
  • dead
  • due
  • exactly
  • plump
  • right
  • slam bang
  • slap
  • smack
  • smack dab
  • straightly
  • undeviatingly
  • unswervingly
  • without deviation
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antonyms for directly

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  • indirectly
  • indirectly
  • eventually
  • later
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How to use directly in a sentence

ClearFlame is aiming to work directly with the engine manufacturer, which will still give the company access to the secondary market because every OEM has its own aftermarket parts group, Johnson said.
CLEARFLAME ENGINE TECHNOLOGIES TAKES AIM AT CLEANING UP DIESEL ENGINESKIRSTEN KOROSECSEPTEMBER 17, 2020TECHCRUNCH
The installation is fairly simple as it can be hung from a hook or nail directly into the wall.
CORK BOARDS FOR ORGANIZING YOUR HOME OR OFFICEPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMSEPTEMBER 17, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
In other words, unions reduce the need for government redistribution through a sort of pre-distribution that’s negotiated directly by employers and workers.
DOES ANYONE REALLY KNOW WHAT SOCIALISM IS? (EP. 408 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERSEPTEMBER 17, 2020FREAKONOMICS
In the 13 years since, the Gateway brand has languished largely unused, while Acer built up its own name in the United States directly.
WE FOUND OUT WHO MAKES WALMART’S NEW GATEWAY LAPTOPS, AND IT’S BAD NEWSJIM SALTERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020ARS TECHNICA
You’ll be able to create another desktop, navigate the ones you have, and, if you don’t have any, you’ll be able to directly open files you’ve used recently.
MAKE ONLINE CLASSES EASIER WITH THESE LAPTOP SHORTCUTSSANDRA GUTIERREZ G.SEPTEMBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
It’s really what D2C is all about — it’s a channel that connects you directly with your customers … To me that is the lifeblood of an organization.
DEEP DIVE: HOW THE SUMMER OF 2020 FORCED BRAND MARKETING TO CHANGE FOR THE BETTERJIM COOPERSEPTEMBER 14, 2020DIGIDAY
People would become upset if I addressed them directly with a problem, so I would try to work around issues when they came up.
WHAT IF YOUR COMPANY HAD NO RULES? (BONUS EPISODE)MARIA KONNIKOVASEPTEMBER 12, 2020FREAKONOMICS
The CARES Act can help local governments weather the downturn, but the law covers only costs directly attributable to the pandemic.
THE BIG CORPORATE RESCUE AND THE AMERICA THAT’S TOO SMALL TO SAVEBY LYDIA DEPILLIS, JUSTIN ELLIOTT AND PAUL KIELSEPTEMBER 12, 2020PROPUBLICA
Maybe if you’re not directly impacted by the burns, it can seem like the late-summer news out of California is always about fire, and that this year isn’t much different.
OUR CLIMATE-CHANGE FUTURE IS HEREHEATHER HANSMANSEPTEMBER 11, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
This, however, did not apply to the waters lying directly around the Poloe and Flatland groups.
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WORDS RELATED TO DIRECTLY

  • afterward
  • again
  • directly
  • ere long
  • immediately
  • presently
  • shortly
  • soon
  • then
  • tomorrow
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