direct : Definition, Usages, News and More
- v command with authority
He directed the children to do their homework
- v intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
criticism directed at her superior
direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself
- v guide the actors in (plays and films)
- v be in charge of
- v take somebody somewhere
- v cause to go somewhere
He directed all his energies into his dissertation
- v point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
- v lead, as in the performance of a composition; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years"
- v give directions to; point somebody into a certain direction
I directed them towards the town hall
- v specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
- v direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
- v put an address on (an envelope)
- v plan and direct (a complex undertaking)
- a direct in spatial dimensions; proceeding without deviation or interruption; straight and short
a direct route
a direct flight
a direct hit
- s 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
- a straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action
a direct question
a direct response
a direct approach
- a in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child
a direct descendant of the king
- a moving from west to east on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in the same direction as the Earth
- a 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)
- a (of a current) flowing in one direction only
- s being an immediate result or consequence
a direct result of the accident
- s in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker
a direct quotation
- s lacking compromising or mitigating elements; exact
the direct opposite
- r without deviation
the path leads directly to the lake
went direct to the office
- Some call it direct mail, others know it as junk, but Americans love the paper flood washing over them as much as they say they hate it.
- O'Connor says he models F4J stunts on the direct-action tactics of Greenpeace, "with a dash of humor thrown in for good measure.
- The direct flights agreement represents the first major step his administration has taken to meeting that pledge.
News & Articles
- Russian Direct Investment Fund and Mubadala establish co-investment fund
ST PETERSBURG, Russia and ABU DHABI, UAE, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Mubadala Development Company (Mubadala), the Abu Dhabi-based investment and development ...
June 21, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
- Direct Insite Corp. President and CEO Matthew E. Oakes Interviewed on SNNLive
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Direct Insite , a leading provider of cloud-based e-invoicing solutions for Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Transformation, announced today that Direct Insite President ...
June 20, 2013 - GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance
- Direct Response Group Releases Penguin 2.0 Strategy Guide
Direct Response Group, a leading New York search engine optimization company and Long Island advertising agency, has released a free guide to help webmasters understand Google Penguin 2.0 and other ranking factors. (PRWeb June 20, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10853641.htm
June 20, 2013 - PRWeb
- Gary Coleman in Hindustan Times
I direct my personal representative to permit no members of the press to be present at my wake or funeral,Coleman stated.
- Daniel in Ventura County Star
We believe there are opportunities to further narrow those gaps, to allow the sides to take that next step to direct talks,said Daniel Shapiro, the senior Middle East director at the National Security Council.
- Barack Obama in Jerusalem Post
I believe that the government of Israel is prepared to engage in such direct talks, and I commend the prime minister for that,Obama said. "I believe that Prime Minister Netanyahu wants peace. I think he's willing to take risks for peace."