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direct (v):
plan and direct (a complex undertaking)
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he masterminded the robbery
Related Words: engineermastermindorchestrateorganiseorganize
direct (v):
specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
direct (v):
command with authority
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He directed the children to do their homework
direct (v):
give directions to; point somebody into a certain direction
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I directed them towards the town hall
direct (v):
put an address on (an envelope)
Related Word: address
direct (v):
intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
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He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face.
criticism directed at her superior.
direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

Related Words: aimplacetarget
direct (v):
point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
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Please don't aim at your little brother!
He trained his gun on the burglar.
Don't train your camera on the women.
Take a swipe at one's opponent

Related Word: aim
direct (v):
guide the actors in (plays and films)
direct (v):
lead, as in the performance of a composition
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conduct an orchestra; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years
Related Words: conductlead
direct (v):
direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
Related Words: channeliseguideheadmaneuvermanoeuvresteer
direct (v):
cause to go somewhere
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The explosion sent the car flying in the air.
She sent her children to camp.
He directed all his energies into his dissertation

Related Word: send
direct (v):
take somebody somewhere
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We lead him to our chief.
can you take me to the main entrance?
He conducted us to the palace

Related Words: guidelead
direct (v):
be in charge of
direct (s):
lacking compromising or mitigating elements; exact
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the direct opposite
direct (a):
direct in spatial dimensions; proceeding without deviation or interruption; straight and short
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a direct route.
a direct flight.
a direct hit
direct (a):
(of a current) flowing in one direction only
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direct current
direct (a):
straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action
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a direct question.
a direct response.
a direct approach
direct (a):
similar in nature or effect or relation to another quantity
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a term is in direct proportion to another term if it increases (or decreases) as the other increases (or decreases)
direct (a):
moving from west to east on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in the same direction as the Earth
direct (s):
having no intervening persons, agents, conditions
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in direct sunlight.
in direct contact with the voters.
direct exposure to the disease.
a direct link.
the direct cause of the accident.
direct vote
direct (s):
in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker
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a direct quotation.
repeated their dialog verbatim
direct (a):
in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child
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lineal ancestors.
lineal heirs.
a direct descendant of the king.
direct heredity

Related Word: lineal
direct (s):
being an immediate result or consequence
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a direct result of the accident
direct (r):
without deviation
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the path leads directly to the lake.
went direct to the office

Related Words: lystraight
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While there is life there is hope

Allahtan ümit kesilmez.
As long as you are alive, you should be hopeful, because it is possible that your situation will improve.


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