Found 4 items, similar to Direct.
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adj 1: direct in spatial dimensions; proceeding without deviation
or interruption; straight and short; “a direct route”
“a direct flight”
; “a direct hit”
2: immediate or direct in bearing or force; having nothing
intervening; “in direct sunlight”
; “in direct contact with
; “direct exposure to the disease”
; “a direct
; “the direct cause of the accident”
3: extended senses; direct in means or manner or behavior or
language or action; “a direct question”
; “a direct
; “a direct approach”
4: in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child;
; “lineal heirs”
; “a direct descendant
of the king”
; “direct heredity”
] [ant: collateral
5: moving from west to east on the celestial sphere; or--for
planets--around the sun in the same direction as the Earth
6: 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
7: of a current flowing in one direction only; not alternating;
8: as an immediate result or consequence; “a direct result of
9: in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker; “a
; “repeated their dialog verbatim”
10: 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”
11: exact; “the direct opposite”
v 1: command with authority; “He directed the children to do
2: intend (something) to move towards a certain goal; “He aimed
his fists towards his opponent's face”
directed at her superior”
; “direct your anger towards
others, not towards yourself”
3: guide the actors in (plays and films)
4: be in charge of
5: take somebody somewhere; “We lead him to our chief”
you take me to the main entrance?”
; “He conducted us to
6: cause to go somewhere; “The explosion sent the car flying in
; “She sent her children to camp”
; “He directed
all his energies into his dissertation”
7: aim or direct at; as of blows, weapons, or objects such as
photographic equipment; “Please don't aim at your little
; “He trained his gun on the burglar”
train your camera on the women”
; “Take a swipe at one's
, take aim
8: lead, as in the performance of a composition; “conduct an
orchestra; Bairenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for
9: give directions to; point somebody into a certain direction;
“I directed them towards the town hall”
10: specifically design a product, event, or activity for a
certain public [syn: calculate
11: direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
12: put an address on (an envelope, for example) [syn: address
13: plan and direct (a complex undertaking); “he masterminded
adv : without deviation; “the path leads directly to the lake”
“went direct to the office”
English → English
, v. i.
To give direction; to point out a course; to act as guide.
Wisdom is profitable to direct. --Eccl. x. 10.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Directed
; p. pr. & vb.
1. To arrange in a direct or straight line, as against a
mark, or towards a goal; to point; to aim; as, to direct
an arrow or a piece of ordnance.
2. To point out or show to (any one), as the direct or right
course or way; to guide, as by pointing out the way; as,
he directed me to the left-hand road.
The Lord direct your into the love of God. --2
Thess. iii. 5.
The next points to which I will direct your
3. To determine the direction or course of; to cause to go on
in a particular manner; to order in the way to a certain
end; to regulate; to govern; as, to direct the affairs of
a nation or the movements of an army.
I will direct their work in truth. --Is. lxi. 8.
4. To point out to with authority; to instruct as a superior;
to order; as, he directed them to go.
I 'll first direct my men what they shall do.
5. To put a direction or address upon; to mark with the name
and residence of the person to whom anything is sent; to
superscribe; as, to direct a letter.
Syn: To guide; lead; conduct; dispose; manage; regulate;
order; instruct; command.
, n. (Mus.)
A character, thus [?], placed at the end of a staff on the
line or space of the first note of the next staff, to apprise
the performer of its situation. --Moore (Encyc. of Music).
, a. [L. directus, p. p. of dirigere to direct:
cf. F. direct. See Dress
, and cf. Dirge
1. Straight; not crooked, oblique, or circuitous; leading by
the short or shortest way to a point or end; as, a direct
line; direct means.
What is direct to, what slides by, the question.
2. Straightforward; not of crooked ways, or swerving from
truth and openness; sincere; outspoken.
Be even and direct with me. --Shak.
3. Immediate; express; plain; unambiguous.
He nowhere, that I know, says it in direct words.
A direct and avowed interference with elections.
4. In the line of descent; not collateral; as, a descendant
in the direct line.
5. (Astron.) In the direction of the general planetary
motion, or from west to east; in the order of the signs;
; -- said of the motion of a celestial
6. (Political Science) Pertaining to, or effected immediately
by, action of the people through their votes instead of
through one or more representatives or delegates; as,
direct nomination, direct legislation.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
(a) (Mach.) See Direct-acting
(b) (Trade unions) See Syndicalism
, below. [Webster 1913
(Gram.), the language of any one quoted
without change in its form; as, he said “I can not
-- correlative to indirect discourse
, in which
there is change of form; as, he said that he could not
come. They are often called respectively by their Latin
names, oratio directa
, and oratio obliqua
(Law), evidence which is positive or not
inferential; -- opposed to circumstantial evidence
. -- This distinction, however, is
merely formal, since there is no direct evidence that is
not circumstantial, or dependent on circumstances for its
(Law), the first examination of a
witness in the orderly course, upon the merits. --Abbott.
(Mil.), fire, the direction of which is
perpendicular to the line of troops or to the parapet
(Metal.), one which yields metal in working
condition by a single process from the ore. --Knight.
, a tax assessed directly on lands, etc., and
polls, distinguished from taxes on merchandise, or
customs, and from excise.