direct

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Hypernyms for direct

designate enjoin apprize train make do displace handle plan specify say label take aim create control manage intend order instruct aim direct perform command deal destine tell apprise take position execute move care

Definitions for direct

  • adjective - lacking compromising or mitigating elements; exact; "the direct opposite"
  • adverb - without deviation; "the path leads directly to the lake"; "went direct to the office"
  • verb - plan and direct (a complex undertaking); "he masterminded the robbery"
  • verb - specifically design a product
  • verb - command with authority; "He directed the children to do their homework"
  • verb - give directions to; point somebody into a certain direction; "I directed them towards the town hall"
  • adjective - direct in spatial dimensions; proceeding without deviation or interruption; straight and short; "a direct route"; "a direct flight"; "a direct hit"
  • adjective - (of a current) flowing in one direction only; "direct current"
  • adjective - straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action; "a direct question"; "a direct response"; "a direct approach"
  • adjective - 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)"
  • adjective - moving from west to east on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in the same direction as the Earth
  • adjective - having no intervening persons
  • adjective - in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker; "a direct quotation"; "repeated their dialog verbatim"
  • verb - put an address on (an envelope)
  • verb - intend (something) to move towards a certain goal; "He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face"; "criticism directed at her superior"; "direct your anger towards others
  • verb - point or cause to go (blows
  • adjective - in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child; "lineal ancestors"; "lineal heirs"; "a direct descendant of the king"; "direct heredity"
  • verb - guide the actors in (plays and films)
  • verb - lead
  • adjective - being an immediate result or consequence; "a direct result of the accident"
  • verb - direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
  • verb - cause to go somewhere; "The explosion sent the car flying in the air"; "She sent her children to camp"; "He directed all his energies into his dissertation"
  • verb - take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace"
  • verb - be in charge of
  • Pronounciation of direct

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    Synonyms for direct

    unmediated verbatim lineal directly straight engineer calculate address take conduct manoeuver channelize organize aim target train lead manoeuvre channelise organise place take aim steer head send mastermind orchestrate point maneuver guide

    Antonyms for direct

    retrograde indirect alternating inverse

    Holonyms for direct

    No holonyms found for direct.

    Hyponyms for direct

    point the way re-address zero in direct turn sight pull over stand out channel tree contrive refer beacon lead astray make head administer choreograph misdirect address target point swing stage direct helm starboard canalize park throw redirect hand usher give lead stet misaddress range in aim draw a bead on charge dock crab conn canalise project divert airt mislead show guide operate talk down instrument home in place hold level sheer navigate pilot corner cast route blow misguide have steer run

    Meronyms for direct

    No meronyms found for direct.

    Sounds like direct

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