1 a line leading to a place or point; "he looked the other direction"; "didn't know the way home" [syn: way]
2 the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves; "he checked the direction and velocity of the wind"
3 a general course along which something has a tendency to develop; "I couldn't follow the direction of his thoughts"; "his ideals determined the direction of his career"; "they proposed a new direction for the firm"
4 something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action [syn: guidance, counsel, counseling, counselling]
5 the act of managing something; "he was given overall management of the program"; "is the direction of the economy a function of government?" [syn: management]
6 a message describing how something is to be done; "he gave directions faster than she could follow them" [syn: instruction]
7 the act of setting and holding a course; "a new council was installed under the direction of the king" [syn: steering, guidance]
8 a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something; "the judge's charge to the jury" [syn: commission, charge]
9 the concentration of attention or energy on something; "the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology"; "he had no direction in his life" [syn: focus, focusing, focussing, centering]
- /dəˈɹɛkʃən/, or
- An indication of the point toward which an object is
- Keep going in the same direction.
- An indication of
what to do.
- The trombonist looked to the bandleader for direction.
- The work of the director (manager).
- The work of the director in cinema or theater.
- The screenplay was good, but the direction was weak.
indication of the point toward which an object is moving
work of the director (manager)
work of the director in cinema or theater
- ttbc Kurdish:
- ttbc Scottish Gaelic: iùl , cùrsa , rathad , seòladh
- ttbc Spanish: dirección
- ttbc Telugu: diSa (diSa), dikku (dikku) (1,2), దర్శకత్వం (darSakatvaM) (3)
Direction may refer to:
Direction (geometry, geography)
- Relative direction, for instance left, right, forward, backward, up, and down
- Film direction, the management, supervision, or guidance of a film
- Stage direction, also called theater direction
- Writing direction
- Direction, a concept in the Alexander Technique
- Direction - Social Democracy, a major political party in Slovakia
- Direction, a record label which flourished in the late 1960s, specialising in soul music
- Direction (7"), a 7" single by American indie rock band Heavens to Betsy
- Directions: The Plans Video Album, a DVD video album made of videos inspired by songs from indie rock/pop band Death Cab for Cutie's album Plans
- Directed set, the theory of going to a place
- Directed graph, in graph theory
- "Direction", a song by the band Interpol, released as a B-side off the Six Feet Under soundtrack
- For the guidance and cueing of a group of musicians during performance, see conducting
- Direction (a 2007 album by The Starting Line)
- Directionality (molecular biology), the orientation of a nucleic acid
- statutory Directions, a form of delegated legislation
direction in Catalan: Direcció
direction in Czech: Směr
direction in Spanish: Dirección
direction in French: Direction
direction in Slovak: Smer
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