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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
          • 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.
          • Please follow the attached directions when assembling these shelves.
          • The stage direction given in the script said to walk forward and speak the line loudly.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • I got so lost on my way downtown I had to ask for 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.
          • Don't camp it up. Just follow the stage directions.

      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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