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Synonyms and Antonyms of direction

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direction

synonym (synonym of direction)

  • (noun)
    The direction of an object is the line of motion or of vision toward it, or the line in which the object is moving, considered from our own actual or more.. (noun)
     
  • (noun.location)
    a line leading to a place or point (noun.location)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of managing something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a message describing how something is to be done (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of setting and holding a course (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the concentration of attention or energy on something (noun.cognition)
     

hypernym (direction IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something (noun.communication)
    an authoritative direction or instruction to do something (noun.communication)
     
  • a general course along which something has a tendency to develop (noun.cognition)
    an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others (noun.cognition)
     
  • a line leading to a place or point (noun.location)
    an established line of travel or access (noun.location)
     
  • something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action (noun.communication)
    what a communication that is about something is about (noun.communication)
     
  • the act of managing something (noun.act)
    control exerted (actively or passively) by group action (noun.act)
     
  • the act of setting and holding a course (noun.act)
    the activity of managing or exerting control over something (noun.act)
     
  • the concentration of attention or energy on something (noun.cognition)
    complete attention; intense mental effort (noun.cognition)
     
  • the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves (noun.linkdef)
    the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated (noun.attribute)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF direction relation)

  • a general course along which something has a tendency to develop (noun.cognition)
    a settled or prevailing or habitual course of a person's life (noun.cognition)
     
  • a line leading to a place or point (noun.location)
    the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies (noun.location)
     
  • (noun.location)
    general line of orientation (noun.location)
     
  • (noun.location)
    in a direction parallel with lines of latitude (noun.location)
     
  • (noun.location)
    in a direction parallel with lines of longitude (noun.location)
     
  • (noun.location)
    the direction of the Kaaba toward which Muslims turn for their daily prayers (noun.location)
     
  • (noun.location)
    a general direction in which something tends to move (noun.location)
     
  • a message describing how something is to be done (noun.communication)
    any one of a systematic body of regulations defining the way of life of members of a religious order (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    prescribed guide for conduct or action (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    directions for the conduct of Christian church services (often printed in red in a prayer book) (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    incorrect directions or instructions (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    detailed stylistic instructions for typesetting something that is to be printed; manual markup is usually written on the copy (e.g. underlining words more.. (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    directions prescribed beforehand; the action of prescribing authoritative rules or directions (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    directions for making something (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    an instruction written as part of the script of a play (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    editorial directions to be followed in spelling and punctuation and capitalization and typographical display (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a computer user's instruction (not part of a program) that calls for action by the computer's executive program (noun.communication)
     
  • something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action (noun.communication)
    a detailed plan or explanation to guide you in setting standards or determining a course of action (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    counseling on career opportunities (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    something that provides guidance (as Polaris guides mariners) (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    guidance for prospective parents on the likelihood of genetic disorders in their future children (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    counseling on marital problems and disagreements (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    an indication of potential opportunity (noun.communication)
     
  • the act of managing something (noun.act)
    the direction of an orchestra or choir (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    creation and maintenance of a database (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the management of money and credit and banking and investments (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the management of a household (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    bad or dishonest management by persons supposed to act on another's behalf (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    management that is careless or inefficient (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the management of someone or something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of withdrawing certification or terminating a franchise (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    management through specified channels of communication (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of guiding or showing the way (noun.act)
     
  • the act of setting and holding a course (noun.act)
    the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the action of directing something at an object (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a method of controlling the flight of a missile or spacecraft by reference to the positions of celestial bodies (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a method of controlling the flight of a missile by devices that respond to inertial forces (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a method of controlling the flight of a missile by commands originating from the ground or from another missile (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a method of controlling the flight of a missile by devices that respond to the strength and direction of the earth's gravitational field (noun.act)
     
  • the concentration of attention or energy on something (noun.cognition)
    a focus on something particular (noun.cognition)
     
  • the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves (noun.linkdef)
    the direction in which something (such as a building) faces (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    position or alignment relative to points of the compass or other specific directions (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    a direction opposite to another (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    the direction from which the wind is coming (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    the direction in which the wind is blowing (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    the direction toward the sea (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    the direction in which a compass needle points (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    the direction corresponding to the northward cardinal compass point (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    the direction corresponding to the northeastward compass point (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    the direction corresponding to the eastward cardinal compass point (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    the direction corresponding to the southeastward compass point (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    the direction corresponding to the southward cardinal compass point (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    the direction corresponding to the southwestward compass point (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    the direction corresponding to the westward cardinal compass point (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    the direction corresponding to the northwestward compass point (noun.linkdef)
     

attribute (direction is an attribute of ....)

  • (adj.all)
    arriving at a place or position (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    leaving a place or a position (adj.all)
     

derivation (.... is derived from direction)

  • a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something (noun.communication)
    a government administrator (noun.person)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.social)
    assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    place an order for (verb.social)
     
  • a message describing how something is to be done (noun.communication)
    of or relating to or used in instruction (adj.pert)
     
  • something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action (noun.communication)
    give advice to (verb.communication)
     
  • the act of managing something (noun.act)
    be in charge of, act on, or dispose of (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    watch and direct (verb.social)
     
  • the act of setting and holding a course (noun.act)
    be a guiding or motivating force or drive (verb.social)
     
  • the concentration of attention or energy on something (noun.cognition)
    direct one's attention on something (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    center upon (verb.stative)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym attribute derivation aim bearing way counsel management instruction control social control absorption concentration disposition inclination driving aim navigation pilotage celestial guidance inertial guidance incoming outgoing guide steer care deal manage oversee

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