directing directing  /də ˈrɛk tɪŋ/


  • (adj) showing the way by conducting or leading; imposing direction on



  1. He should be directing the finale.
  2. Reuther became one of the union's generals, directing a series of sit-down strikes and other guerrilla tactics to try to organize auto plants.
  3. I immediately began talking him back into directing it, but he was adamant that I do it.


  1. Kerry seeks to coordinate aid to Syrian rebels

    By Lesley Wroughton and Yara Bayoumy DOHA (Reuters) - Washington wants Western and Arab allies to commit to directing all aid to Syrian rebels through the Western-backed Supreme Military Council, a senior U.S. official said before talks in Qatar on Saturday, to try to reduce the power of jihadi groups. Speaking before U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Doha for the meeting with ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. A.C.Flora’s Jake Lewis - Midlands Athlete of the Year

    After directing A.C. Flora’s football team to two of its best seasons in program history and helping the Falcons’ baseball team to consecutive Class 3A baseball titles, A.C. Flora senior Jake Lewis has been selected the Midlands Athlete of the Year.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The State

  3. Ex-San Antonio teacher found guilty of directing students to strike schoolmate for being bully

    SAN ANTONIO — A former San Antonio teacher accused of directing students to hit a schoolmate for being a bully has been convicted of official oppression.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune


  1. "I have spoken to Senator Obama and informed him of my decision and have asked him to join me. We must meet as Americans, not as Democrats or Republicans, and we must meet until this crisis is resolved," McCain said. "I am directing my...
    on Sep 24, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Hartford Courant

  2. "In doing this work, they have my full support to follow the facts wherever they may lead -- without fear or favor," Obama said June 1. "And I'm directing them to report back in six months with options for how we can prevent and mitigate the...
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source:

  3. "This writing-directing team may hold a record for producing consistently superior cartoons using the same characters year after year - without a break or change in routine," Maltin wrote.
    on Dec 18, 2006 By: Leonard Maltin Source: International Herald Tribune

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