Definitions of direction:
  • noun:   a general course along which something has a tendency to develop
    Example: "I couldn't follow the direction of his thoughts"
  • noun:   a message describing how something is to be done
    Example: "He gave directions faster than she could follow them"
  • noun:   a line leading to a place or point
    Example: "He looked the other direction"
  • noun:   the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves
    Example: "He checked the direction and velocity of the wind"
  • noun:   the act of managing something
    Example: "Is the direction of the economy a function of government?"
  • noun:   the act of setting and holding a course
    Example: "A new council was installed under the direction of the king"
  • noun:   a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something
  • noun:   the concentration of attention or energy on something
    Example: "He had no direction in his life"
  • noun:   something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action

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