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    direction - Dictionary definition and meaning for word direction

    Definition
    (noun) a line leading to a place or point
    Synonyms : way
    Example Sentence
    • he looked the other direction
    • didn't know the way home
    Definition
    (noun) the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves
    Example Sentence
    • he checked the direction and velocity of the wind
    Definition
    (noun) a general course along which something has a tendency to develop
    Example Sentence
    • I couldn't follow the direction of his thoughts
    • his ideals determined the direction of his career
    • they proposed a new direction for the firm
    Definition
    (noun) something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action Definition
    (noun) the act of managing something
    Synonyms : management
    Example Sentence
    • he was given overall management of the program
    • is the direction of the economy a function of government?
    Definition
    (noun) a message describing how something is to be done
    Synonyms : instruction
    Example Sentence
    • he gave directions faster than she could follow them
    Definition
    (noun) the act of setting and holding a course
    Synonyms : guidance , steering
    Example Sentence
    • a new council was installed under the direction of the king
    Definition
    (noun) a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something
    Synonyms : charge , commission
    Example Sentence
    • the judge's charge to the jury
    Definition
    (noun) the concentration of attention or energy on something
    Example Sentence
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
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