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direct

(di'rekt )

verb
plan and direct (a complex undertaking)
"he masterminded the robbery"

verb
specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
verb
command with authority
"He directed the children to do their homework"

verb
give directions to
point somebody into a certain direction
"I directed them towards the town hall"

verb
put an address on (an envelope, for example)
verb
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"

verb
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"

verb
guide the actors in (plays and films)
verb
lead, as in the performance of a composition
"conduct an orchestra
Bairenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years"

verb
direct the course
determine the direction of travelling
verb
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"

verb
take somebody somewhere
"We lead him to our chief"
"can you take me to the main entrance?"
"He conducted us to the palace"

verb
be in charge of
adjectiv
exact
"the direct opposite"

adjectiv
effected directly by action of the voters rather than through elected representatives
"many people favor direct election of the President rather than election by the Electoral College"

adjectiv
direct in spatial dimensions
proceeding without deviation or interruption
straight and short
"a direct route"
"a direct flight"
"a direct hit"

adjectiv
of a current flowing in one direction only
not alternating
"direct current"

adjectiv
extended senses
direct in means or manner or behavior or language or action
"a direct question"
"a direct response"
"a direct approach"

adjectiv
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)"

adjectiv
moving from west to east on the celestial sphere
or--for planets--around the sun in the same direction as the Earth
adjectiv
immediate or direct in bearing or force
having nothing intervening
"in direct sunlight"
"in direct contact with the voters"
"direct exposure to the disease"
"a direct link"
"the direct cause of the accident"

adjectiv
in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker
"a direct quotation"
"repeated their dialog verbatim"

adjectiv
in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child
"lineal ancestors"
"lineal heirs"
"a direct descendant of the king"
"direct heredity"

adjectiv
as an immediate result or consequence
"a direct result of the accident"

adverb
without deviation
"the path leads directly to the lake"
"went direct to the office"




Antonime:
(adjectiv) collateral, alternating, retrograde, indirect, inverse



Sinonime:
(adjectiv) lineal
(adverb) directly, straight
(adjectiv) verbatim
(verb) address, aim, calculate, conduct, engineer, guide, head, lead, maneuver, manoeuvre, orchestrate, organize, place, point, send, steer, take, target, train