Meaning : Command with authority.
He directed the children to do their homework.
Meaning : Guide the actors in (plays and films).
Meaning : Be in charge of.
Meaning : Cause to go somewhere.
The explosion sent the car flying in the air.
She sent her children to camp.
He directed all his energies into his dissertation.
Synonyms : send
Meaning : Give directions to. Point somebody into a certain direction.
I directed them towards the town hall.
Meaning : Put an address on (an envelope).
Synonyms : address
Meaning : Direct in spatial dimensions. Proceeding without deviation or interruption. Straight and short.
A direct route.
A direct flight.
A direct hit.
Meaning : Having no intervening persons, agents, conditions.
In direct sunlight.
In direct contact with the voters.
Direct exposure to the disease.
A direct link.
The direct cause of the accident.
Synonyms : unmediated
Meaning : Straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action.
A direct question.
A direct response.
A direct approach.
Meaning : In a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child.
A direct descendant of the king.
Synonyms : lineal
Meaning : Moving from west to east on the celestial sphere. Or--for planets--around the sun in the same direction as the Earth.
Meaning : Similar in nature or effect or relation to another quantity.
A term is in direct proportion to another term if it increases (or decreases) as the other increases (or decreases).
Meaning : (of a current) flowing in one direction only.
Meaning : Being an immediate result or consequence.
A direct result of the accident.
Meaning : In precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker.
A direct quotation.
Repeated their dialog verbatim.
Synonyms : verbatim
Meaning : Lacking compromising or mitigating elements. Exact.
The direct opposite.