Pronunciation of Direct
/da͡ɪɹˈɛkt/, /daɪɹˈɛkt/, /d_aɪ_ɹ_ˈɛ_k_t/
Antonyms for direct:
Synonyms for direct:
firsthand, First-hand, motherless, sunny, summon, post-production, cross country, vicarious, whereto, familial, floodlit, tell, sling, lob, cutting room, ultraviolet, scatter, fluorescent, oncoming, thence, cutaway, twilit, administrate, starlit, pan, Storyboard, hold office, pelt, straight-out, pre-production, thither, intercut, tend, onrushing, dub in, Participative, infrared, filming, regulate, backlit, teach, illegitimacy, overhand, inwards, animation, inbound, overarm, illegitimate, straight-from-the-shoulder, advancing, concentrate, stage-manage, smack-dab, filial, phosphorescent, incoming, restrain, jettison, candlelit, dub over, freeze-frame, dub out, uv, inward, sunlit, soft focus.
prescribe, toss, hurl, arrange, abrupt, straight-shooting, dictate, produce, edit, transparent, scenario, dispense, kinship, location, devote, bung, Family, hands-on, squarely, halogen, uninvolved, prop, unrelated, juggle, overrule, early, wintry, enjoin, chuck, along.
Other synonyms and related words:
bid, coach, turn, forthright, engineer, straightway, straightaway, operate, dictate, train, point, enjoin, address, bend, straight-out, regulate, carry on, immediate, conn, exact, handle, express, helm, directly, set, flat-footed, run, aim.
candid, frank, genuine, unpretentious, ingenuous, undisguised, Plain-spoken, artless, unadorned, naive, unsophisticated, undeceitful, overt, plain, open, sincere, outgoing, honest, natural, unaffected, trusting, unrestrained, un-artificial, broad, downright, straightforward, Unbeguiling, callow, uncalculating, Unartful, undeceptive, undeceiving, blunt.
at close range (adjective)
face-to-face; next to (adjective)
bare, artless, uncomplicated, simple, elementary, candid, pure, unadulterated, unsophisticated, austere, clear, innocent, plain, bald, crystalline, terse, childlike, spare, un-artificial, chaste, refined.
informal, frank, clear, unpoetical, stark, honest, uncluttered, candid, straightforward, casual, intelligible, unadorned, simple, folksy, prosaic, blunt, outspoken, bald, Plain-spoken, ordinary, unpretentious.
undeviating; uninterrupted (adjective)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
Sense 6 (noun)
Sense 7 (noun)
Sense 8 (noun)
Sense 9 (noun)
Sense 10 (noun)
give instructions; teach (verb)
manage, oversee (verb)
point in a direction; guide (verb)
put all of efforts toward (verb)
send, usually by mail system (verb)
Usage examples for direct:
- " You and I have always been honest- direct with each other," he said. - "Together", Robert Herrick (1868-1938).
- He could believe every word she said; he had never known any one so direct and simple and honest, and yet with that she was not a fool, as most honest girls were. - "The Captives", Hugh Walpole.
- Through this woman, he thought, he might reach La Couteau direct. - "Fruitfulness Fecondite", Emile Zola.