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Direct

Synonyms for direct:

Sense 1

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.

Sense 2

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.

Sense 3

legitimate, flip, related, across, Toward, forward, turn on, precisely, ahead, exactly, production, between, dedicate, lot, throw, escort, dub, stage, soft, Into, maintain, fling, skip, skim.

Sense 4

keep, freeze, stone, down, project, bid, removed, in, buckle, zero.

Sense 5

distant, track, due, unreserved, From, direction.

Sense 6

smack, bend, up, voice, apply.

Sense 8

bang, flush, cast.

Sense 9

around, With, pitch.

Sense 10

cut.

Sense 18

give.

Sense 20

turn.

Sense 32

close.

accompany

show.

advise

prompt.

care for

tend.

command

hold office.

frank

foursquare.

govern

officiate.

lineal

linear, lineal.

prescribe

pick out.

purposeful

businesslike.

question

ask.

school

school.

teach

teach.

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.

articulate (adjective)

clear, eloquent, intelligible, fluent, glib, succinct, loquacious, expressive, articulate, smooth, well-spoken, lucid.

artless (adjective)

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)

point-blank.

face-to-face; next to (adjective)

lineal, immediate, primary, prompt, firsthand.

fast (adjective)

express.

honest (adjective)

blunt, express, bald, plainspoken, straightforward, unreserved, plain, candid, open, outspoken, undisguised, absolute, frank, downright, sincere, straight, forthright, point-blank.

intelligible (adjective)

consistent, clear, intelligible, plain, self-explanatory, decipherable, coherent, perspicuous, straightforward, legible, comprehensible, lucid, crisp, understandable.

plainspoken (adjective)

plainspoken, man-to-man, Plain-spoken.

short (adjective)

shortest, short.

simple (adjective)

bare, artless, uncomplicated, simple, elementary, candid, pure, unadulterated, unsophisticated, austere, clear, innocent, plain, bald, crystalline, terse, childlike, spare, un-artificial, chaste, refined.

straight (adjective)

plumb, unbent, unswerving, lineal, straight, right, perpendicular, linear, undeviating.

succinct (adjective)

informal, frank, clear, unpoetical, stark, honest, uncluttered, candid, straightforward, casual, intelligible, unadorned, simple, folksy, prosaic, blunt, outspoken, bald, Plain-spoken, ordinary, unpretentious.

transparent (adjective)

self-explanatory.

undeviating; uninterrupted (adjective)

right, through, shortest, straightaway, linear, unswerving, nonstop.

unguarded (adjective)

unguarded.

veracious (adjective)

undeceptive.

all (adverb)

straight, directly.

Sense 2 (noun)

advancing, firsthand, oncoming, up, close, ahead, across, Into, forward.

Sense 3 (noun)

fling, administrate, throw, toss, lob, project, pitch, hurl.

Sense 4 (noun)

marshal.

Sense 5 (noun)

cut, direction, dub in, dub out, cutting room, cutaway, animation, dub over, dub.

Sense 6 (noun)

bid, tell, enjoin.

Sense 7 (noun)

concentrate, dedicate, bend, phosphorescent, infrared, fluorescent, turn, devote, candlelit, give, backlit, apply, halogen, floodlit, soft.

Sense 8 (noun)

vicarious, squarely, First-hand, Participative, escort.

Sense 9 (noun)

dictate, cast.

Sense 10 (noun)

filial, distant, Family, familial, illegitimate, legitimate, kinship, illegitimacy.

advise (verb)

advocate, confer, advise, inform, recommend, warn, guide, brief, cue, encourage, suggest, admonish, counsel, caution, notify, prompt, consult, instruct.

command (verb)

grasp, reign, grip, hold, charge, sway, coordinate.

control (verb)

command, rule, superintend, govern, order, pilot, preside, discipline, manage, oversee, bridle, dominate, control, lead, supervise, execute, administer, steer, harness.

direct (verb)

lord, master, conduct, boss.

give instructions; teach (verb)

bid, charge, inform, dictate, enjoin, tell, instruct, command, address, read, warn, order.

manage, oversee (verb)

boss, lead, keep, handle, ordain, head up, administer, operate, guide, run, superintend, advise, regulate, govern, control, rule, dominate, conduct, supervise, carry on.

master (verb)

head.

point in a direction; guide (verb)

pilot, steer, turn, set, level, lay, train, head, cast, escort, aim, target, beam, point, show, indicate.

put all of efforts toward (verb)

devote, bend, give, throw, apply.

send, usually by mail system (verb)

mail, designate.

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