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OVERVIEW OF VERB DIRECT

1) direct: command with authority; “He directed the children to do their homework

2) target, aim, place, direct, point: intend (something) to move towards a certain goal; “He aimed his fists towards his opponent’s face”; “criticism directed at her superior”; “direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself”

3) direct: guide the actors in (plays and films)

4) direct: be in charge of

5) lead, take, direct, conduct, guide: take somebody somewhere; “We lead him to our chief”; “can you take me to the main entrance?”; “He conducted us to the palace”

6) send, direct: cause to go somewhere; “The explosion sent the car flying in the air”; “She sent her children to camp”; “He directed all his energies into his dissertation”

7) aim, take, train, take aim, direct: aim or direct at; as of blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment; “Please don’t aim at your little brother!”; “He trained his gun on the burglar”; “Don’t train your camera on the women”; “Take a swipe at one’s opponent”

8) conduct, lead, direct: lead, as in the performance of a composition; “conduct an orchestra; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years”

9) direct: give directions to; point somebody into a certain direction; “I directed them towards the town hall

10) calculate, aim, direct: specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public

11) steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise: direct the course; determine the direction of travelling

12) address, direct: put an address on (an envelope)

13) mastermind, engineer, direct, organize, organise, orchestrate: plan and direct (a complex undertaking); “he masterminded the robbery

OVERVIEW OF ADJECTIVE DIRECT

1) direct: direct in spatial dimensions; proceeding without deviation or interruption; straight and short; “a direct route”; “a direct flight”; “a direct hit

2) direct, unmediated: having no intervening persons, agents, conditions; “in direct sunlight”; “in direct contact with the voters”; “direct exposure to the disease”; “a direct link”; “the direct cause of the accident”; “direct vote

3) direct: extended senses; direct in means or manner or behavior or language or action; “a direct question”; “a direct response”; “a direct approach”

4) lineal, direct: in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child; “lineal ancestors”; “lineal heirs”; “a direct descendant of the king”; “direct heredity”

5) direct: moving from west to east on the celestial sphere; orfor planets–around the sun in the same direction as the Earth

6) direct: similar in nature or effect or relation to another quantity; “a term is in direct proportion to another term if it increases (or decreases) as the other increases (or decreases)”

7) direct: (of a current) flowing in one direction only; “direct current

8) direct: being an immediate result or consequence; “a direct result of the accident

9) direct, verbatim: in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker; “a direct quotation”; “repeated their dialog verbatim”

10) direct: lacking compromising or mitigating elements; exact; “the direct opposite

OVERVIEW OF ADVERB DIRECT

1) directly, straight, direct: without deviation; “the path leads directly to the lake”; “went direct to the office

verb direct has 13 sense(s) (first 10 from tagged texts)


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