Dictionary Results for direct


1. direct - verb

· command with authority; "He directed the children to do their homework"

Hypernym(s): order, tell, enjoin, say




2. direct - 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"

Synonym(s): target, aim, place, point

Hypernym(s): aim, take, train, take_aim, direct




3. direct - verb

· guide the actors in (plays and films)

Hypernym(s): make, create




4. direct - verb

· be in charge of

Hypernym(s): manage, deal, care, handle




5. direct - verb

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

Synonym(s): lead, take, conduct, guide




6. direct - 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"

Synonym(s): send

Hypernym(s): move, displace




7. direct - verb

· point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards; "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"

Synonym(s): aim, take, train, take_aim

Hypernym(s): position




8. direct - verb

· lead, as in the performance of a composition; "conduct an orchestra; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years"

Synonym(s): conduct, lead

Hypernym(s): perform, execute, do




9. direct - verb

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

Hypernym(s): instruct, apprise, apprize




10. direct - verb

· specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public

Synonym(s): calculate, aim

Hypernym(s): intend, destine, designate, specify




11. direct - verb

· direct the course; determine the direction of travelling

Synonym(s): steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise

Hypernym(s): control, command




12. direct - verb

· put an address on (an envelope)

Synonym(s): address

Hypernym(s): label




13. direct - verb

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

Synonym(s): mastermind, engineer, organize, organise, orchestrate

Hypernym(s): plan




14. direct - adjective

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

Antonym(s): indirect




15. direct - adjective

· 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"

Synonym(s): unmediated




16. direct - adjective

· straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action; "a direct question"; "a direct response"; "a direct approach"

Antonym(s): indirect




17. direct - adjective

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

Synonym(s): lineal




18. direct - adjective

· moving from west to east on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in the same direction as the Earth

Antonym(s): retrograde




19. direct - adjective

· 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)"

Antonym(s): inverse




20. direct - adjective

· (of a current) flowing in one direction only; "direct current"

Antonym(s): alternating




21. direct - adjective

· being an immediate result or consequence; "a direct result of the accident"




22. direct - adjective

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

Synonym(s): verbatim




23. direct - adjective

· lacking compromising or mitigating elements; exact; "the direct opposite"




24. direct - adverb

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

Synonym(s): directly, straight





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