Definition of DIRECTING

verb : DIRECTING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) command with authority; "He directed the children to do their homework" ;

  • 2. (

    ) intend (something) to move towards a certain goal; "He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face"; "criticism directed at her superior"; "direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself" ;

  • 3. (

    ) guide the actors in (plays and films) ;

  • 6. (

    ) cause to go somewhere; "The explosion sent the car flying in the air"; "She sent her children to camp"; "He directed all his energies into his dissertation" ;

  • 7. (

    ) point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards; "Please don't aim at your little brother!"; "He trained his gun on the burglar"; "Don't train your camera on the women"; "Take a swipe at one's opponent" ;

  • 8. (

    ) lead, as in the performance of a composition; "conduct an orchestra; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years" ;

  • 9. (

    ) give directions to; point somebody into a certain direction; "I directed them towards the town hall" ;

Adjective : DIRECTING

Source: WordNet 3.1


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