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direction

di·rec·tion

direction

 
 
pronunciation:
d rek shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or an instance of directing.
synonyms:
guidance
similar words:
administration, command, conduct, control, handling, management, oversight, supervision
definition 2: instruction on which way to go or how to do something.
Directions are on the side of the box.
synonyms:
instruction
similar words:
explanation, recipe
definition 3: an order or command.
synonyms:
command, dictate, directive, order
similar words:
behest, bidding, call, charge, edict, instruction
definition 4: the way in which one may face or travel.
Shall we go in a northern direction?
similar words:
bearing, course, heading, route, way
definition 5: control, as for a purpose.
Your life has no direction.
synonyms:
purpose
similar words:
aim, intention
definition 6: a stage or film director's decisions regarding a production.
similar words:
filmmaking
definition 7: course, tendency, or inclination.
He gave the country a new direction.
similar words:
course, current, drift, inclination, orientation, path, road, tendency, tenor, track, trend
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