Noun Definition


1.Definition: a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something

Related Noun(s):charge, commission

Category: General

2.Definition: a general course along which something has a tendency to develop

"I couldn't follow the direction of his thoughts", "His ideals determined the direction of his career", "They proposed a new direction for the firm"

Category: General

3.Definition: a line leading to a place or point

"He looked the other direction", "Didn't know the way home"

Related Noun(s):way

Category: Places

4.Definition: a message describing how something is to be done

"He gave directions faster than she could follow them"

Related Noun(s):instruction

Category: General

5.Definition: something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action

Related Noun(s):counsel, guidance

Category: General

6.Definition: the act of managing something

"He was given overall management of the program", "Is the direction of the economy a function of government?"

Related Noun(s):management

Category: General

7.Definition: the act of setting and holding a course

"A new council was installed under the direction of the king"

Related Noun(s):guidance

Category: General

8.Definition: the concentration of attention or energy on something

"The focus of activity shifted to molecular biology", "He had no direction in his life"

Related Noun(s):focus

Category: General

9.Definition: the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves

"He checked the direction and velocity of the wind"

Category: General