Definition of DIRECTION


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a line leading to a place or point; "he looked the other direction"; "didn't know the way home" ;

  • 2. (

    ) the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves; "he checked the direction and velocity of the wind" ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 5. (

    ) the act of managing something; "he was given overall management of the program"; "is the direction of the economy a function of government?" ;

  • 6. (

    ) a message describing how something is to be done; "he gave directions faster than she could follow them" ;

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