1.Definition: a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something
Related Noun(s):charge, commissionCategory: 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):wayCategory: Places
4.Definition: a message describing how something is to be done
"He gave directions faster than she could follow them"
Related Noun(s):instructionCategory: General
5.Definition: something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
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):managementCategory: 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):guidanceCategory: 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):focusCategory: 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