Definition of Direction


  • the concentration of attention or energy on something
    "the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology"
    "he had no direction in his life"
    - focal point
  • a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something
    "the judge's charge to the jury"
  • the act of setting and holding a course
    "a new council was installed under the direction of the king"
  • a message describing how something is to be done
    "he gave directions faster than she could follow them"
  • the act of managing something
    "he was given overall management of the program"
    "is the direction of the economy a function of government?"
  • something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
  • a general course along which something has a tendency to develop
    "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"
  • the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves
    "he checked the direction and velocity of the wind"
  • a line leading to a place or point
    "he looked the other direction"
    "didn't know the way home"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Direction

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Unscramble direction

386 unscramble word found using the letters direction.

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