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direct



I - verb
1. command with authority (Freq. 17)
- He directed the children to do their homework
Derivationally related forms:
directive
Hypernyms:
order, tell, enjoin, say
Hyponyms:
stet
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
- They direct him to write the letter
2. intend (something) to move towards a certain goal (Freq. 16)
- He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
- criticism directed at her superior
- direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself
Syn:
target, aim, place, point
Derivationally related forms:
place (for: place), aim (for: aim), target (for: target)
Hypernyms:
aim, take, train, take aim
Hyponyms:
address, range in, home in, zero in
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Somebody ----s PP (for: point)
- Somebody ----s PP (for: aim)
3. guide the actors in (plays and films) (Freq. 13)
Derivationally related forms:
director
Topics:
performing arts
Hypernyms:
make, create
Hyponyms:
stage direct
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s something
- Sam and Sue direct the movie
4. be in charge of (Freq. 7)
Derivationally related forms:
directive, director
Hypernyms:
manage, deal, care, handle
Hyponyms:
hold, throw, have, make, give,
give, steer, head, lead, operate,
run, administer
Cause:
act, move
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
5. point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards (Freq. 5)
- 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
Syn:
aim, take, train, take aim
Derivationally related forms:
aim (for: aim)
Hypernyms:
position
Hyponyms:
target, aim, place, point, draw a bead on,
hold, turn, swing, charge, level, sight
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s something PP
- Somebody ----s PP
6. take somebody somewhere (Freq. 5)
- We lead him to our chief
- can you take me to the main entrance?
- He conducted us to the palace
Syn:
lead, take, conduct, guide
Derivationally related forms:
guide (for: guide), leader (for: lead)
Hyponyms:
beacon, hand, mislead, misdirect, misguide,
lead astray, usher, show
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s somebody
- Something ----s something
7. cause to go somewhere (Freq. 5)
- The explosion sent the car flying in the air
- She sent her children to camp
- He directed all his energies into his dissertation
Syn:
send
See Also:
send away (for: send)
Derivationally related forms:
sending (for: send)
Hypernyms:
move, displace
Hyponyms:
project, cast, contrive, throw, turn,
divert, route, refer, redirect, airt, blow
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody PP
- Somebody ----s something PP
8. lead, as in the performance of a composition (Freq. 4)
- conduct an orchestra; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years
Syn:
conduct, lead
Derivationally related forms:
director, lead (for: lead), conducting (for: conduct)
Topics:
music
Hypernyms:
perform, execute, do
Verb Group:
conduct
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
9. give directions to;
point somebody into a certain direction (Freq. 1)
- I directed them towards the town hall
Hypernyms:
instruct, apprise, apprize
Hyponyms:
talk down, point the way
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Somebody ----s somebody PP
10. specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public (Freq. 1)
Syn:
calculate, aim
Hypernyms:
intend, destine, designate, specify
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
11. put an address on (an envelope)
Syn:
address
Derivationally related forms:
addressee (for: address), address (for: address)
Hypernyms:
label
Hyponyms:
misdirect, misaddress, instrument, re-address
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something PP
12. direct the course;
determine the direction of travelling
Syn:
steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point,
head, guide, channelize, channelise
Derivationally related forms:
channelisation (for: channelise), guide (for: guide), head (for: head), heading (for: head), manoeuvre (for: manoeuvre), maneuverable (for: maneuver), maneuverer (for: maneuver), steerer (for: steer), steerage (for: steer), steering (for: steer)
Hypernyms:
control, command
Hyponyms:
dock, sheer, pull over, helm, crab,
navigate, stand out, starboard, conn, pilot, channel,
canalize, canalise, corner, tree, park
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s something PP
13. plan and direct (a complex undertaking)
- he masterminded the robbery
Syn:
mastermind, engineer, organize, organise, orchestrate
Derivationally related forms:
orchestration (for: orchestrate), organisation (for: organise), organizer (for: organize), organization (for: organize), directive, engineer (for: engineer), mastermind (for: mastermind)
Hypernyms:
plan
Hyponyms:
choreograph
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something

II - adjective
1. direct in spatial dimensions;
proceeding without deviation or interruption;
straight and short (Freq. 23)
- a direct route
- a direct flight
- a direct hit
Ant:
indirect
Similar to:
door-to-door, nonstop, point-blank, straightforward, undeviating,
unswerving, through
See Also:
straight
Attrubites:
directness, straightness
2. having no intervening persons, agents, conditions (Freq. 16)
- 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
Syn:
unmediated
Similar to:
immediate
3. straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action (Freq. 5)
- a direct question
- a direct response
- a direct approach
Ant:
indirect
Similar to:
bluff, blunt, candid, forthright, frank,
free-spoken, outspoken, plainspoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shoulder, brutal,
flat-footed, man-to-man, no-nonsense, plain, unvarnished, pointed,
square, straightforward, straight, upfront
See Also:
honest, honorable
Derivationally related forms:
directness
4. in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child
- lineal ancestors
- lineal heirs
- a direct descendant of the king
- direct heredity
Syn:
lineal
Ant:
collateral (for: lineal)
Similar to:
matrilineal, matrilinear, patrilineal, patrilinear, unilateral
See Also:
related
Derivationally related forms:
line (for: lineal)
5. moving from west to east on the celestial sphere;
or--for planets--around the sun in the same direction as the Earth
Ant:
retrograde
Topics:
astronomy, uranology
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 decreases)
Ant:
inverse
Topics:
mathematics, math, maths
7. (of a current) flowing in one direction only
- direct current
Ant:
alternating
Topics:
electricity
8. being an immediate result or consequence
- a direct result of the accident
Similar to:
primary
Derivationally related forms:
directness
9. in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker
- a direct quotation
- repeated their dialog verbatim
Syn:
verbatim
Similar to:
exact
10. lacking compromising or mitigating elements;
exact
- the direct opposite
Similar to:
absolute

III - adverb
without deviation
- the path leads directly to the lake
- went direct to the office
Syn:
directly, straight
Derived from adjective:
straight (for: straight), direct (for: directly)

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