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direction meaning

EN[dəˈɹɛk.ʃən]
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WDirection
  • Direction may refer to: Direction (geometry) Relative direction, for instance left, right, forward, backwards, up, Compass direction Film direction, the filmmaker who is in charge of the making of the visual medium Stage direction, also called theater direction
  • NounPLdirectionsSUF-tion
    1. A theoretical line (physically or mentally) followed from a point of origin or towards a destination.
      1. Keep going in the same direction. ‎
    2. An general trend for future action.
      1. Guidance, instruction.
        1. The trombonist looked to the bandleader for direction. ‎
      2. The work of the director in cinema or theater; the skill of directing a film, play etc.
        1. The screenplay was good, but the direction was weak. ‎
      3. (archaic) An address.
      4. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • We absolutely do renounce or waive our own opinions, absolutely yielding to the direction of others.
          • Of all the problems which lie on the borderline of philosophy and science, perhaps none has caused more spilled ink, more controversy, and more emotion than "the problem of the direction of time.
          • But Mr. Harrison blatantly stole the show by baldly admitting that his own bosses at Sony’s brain trust in Japan completely misgauged the direction of the entertainment industry.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • I must have zoned while he was giving us the directions.
          • A principal virtue of Rorty's recognition of both the lightminded and the serious side of irony is to urge us in that direction.
          • By going around the wye, a train can change direction.

      Meaning of direction for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "direction" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
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