1. In a straight lin or course; rectilineally; not in a winding course. Aim directly to the object. Gravity tends directly to the center of the earth.
2. Immediately; soon; without delay; as, he will be with us directly
3. Openly; expressly, without circumlocution or ambiguity, or without a train or inferences.
No man hath been so impious, as directly to condemn prayer.