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Direction

Pronunciation of Direction
/da͡ɪɹˈɛkʃən/, /da‍ɪɹˈɛkʃən/, /d_aɪ_ɹ_ˈɛ_k_ʃ_ə_n/

Antonyms for direction:

neglect.

Synonyms for direction:

Sense 1 (noun)

progress, momentum, history, maturation, advance, advancement, development.

Sense 2 (noun)

approach, line, regulation, injunction, angle, passage.

Sense 3 (noun)

aspect, at, alignment, exposure, drift.

Sense 4 (noun)

supervision, superintendence.

Sense 5 (noun)

cut, governance, dub, dub over, dub in, cutting room, direct, animation, cutaway, dub out.

Sense 7 (noun)

word, order, dictate, directive, behest, bidding, commandment.

bearing (noun)

aim, fix, location, vector, orientation, bearing, heading, position.

command (noun)

coordination, grip, sovereignty, mastery, prowess, rule, mandate, commission, authority, sway, hold, reign, grasp, supremacy, will, law, power, charge.

course, route (noun)

bearing, bias, track, orientation, proclivity, tide, line, aspect, aim, trend, drift, tendency, bent, trajectory, way, inclination, path, angle.

direction (noun)

counsel, focusing, track, guidance, way, path, undercurrent, focus, quarter, management, route, counselling, instruction, charge, steering, itinerary, commission, counseling, centering, focussing.

education (noun)

pedagogy.

heading (noun)

vector, heading.

instruction (noun)

instruction.

line (noun)

line.

location (noun)

way.

quarter (noun)

quarter.

supervision (noun)

superintendence, regulation.

tendency (noun)

bias, inclination, tendency, penchant, trend, proclivity, tenor, grain, proneness, predisposition, propensity, disposition, polarity, aptness, temperament, predilection, bent, course, affinity, leaning.

NW

northwest.

Ne

northeast.

Se

southeast.

Sense 1

destination, order, imprint, cutting room, commandment, soft focus, directive, odyssey, animation, freeze-frame, detour, located, trajectory, cutaway, dub over, diversion, regulation, dub in, intercut, furtherance, filming, approachable, progression, pre-production, formula, situated, pan, bidirectional, drift, stage-manage, Storyboard, distance, post-production, formation, advancement, governance, directional, maturation, dub out.

Sense 2

behest, aspect, disposal, going, notch, produce, prop, exposure, film, scenario, approach, development, momentum.

Sense 3

dub, lot, alignment, production, flight, far, history, progress, stage, advance, passage.

Sense 4

edit, freeze, angle, shoot, ground.

Sense 5

north, direct.

Sense 6

line, pass, at, voice.

Sense 8

word.

Sense 10

cut.

aim

purpose.

guidance

manipulation.

management

dispensation, trusteeship, conduct.

occident

west.

orientation

bearings.

order (verb)

bidding.

Usage examples for direction:

  • " But six eyes are again bent upon me for direction. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  • " Yes," said Morgan, " from every direction." - "The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come", John Fox.
  • Outside the room Barney turned for a last look at the princess as he was being led in one direction and she in another. - "The Mad King", Edgar Rice Burroughs.

Word of the day

interregnum

respite, recess, gulf, pause, discontinuity, gap, gulf, interlude, intermission, interruption.

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