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directions meaning

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WDirections
  • NounBFdirection
    1. plural of direction.
      1. (plural only) Instructions for how to reach a destination or how to do something.
        1. Please follow the attached directions when assembling these shelves.
        2. I got so lost on my way downtown I had to ask for directions.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • How he has escaped marriage until now I cannot tell: the number of caps set in his direction would furnish a warehouse. — Patrick O'Brian, "HMS Surprise".
        • Winthrop, whith such directions as he conceived fitt, and, as I hear, hath given his debte, which he maks 544^li. unto y^e gentlemen of y^e Bay. Indeed, M^r.
        • Please follow the attached directions when assembling these shelves.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • I got so lost on my way downtown I had to ask for directions.
        • But a video, taken from above, projects these writhings as if she were flying at top speed in a tunnel above traffic that’s whooshing past in the opposite direction.
        • By going around the wye, a train can change direction.

    Meaning of directions for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "directions" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form and a pluralia tantum.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Noun forms
          • Noun plural forms
          • Pluralia tantum
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