Definition of "directing" []

  • The manner in which a person behaves; behaviour (noun)
  • The way of managing a business, affair, etc; handling (noun)
  • The act of guiding or leading (noun)
  • A guide or leader (noun)
  • To accompany and guide (people, a party, etc) (esp in the phrase conducted tour) (verb)
  • To lead or direct (affairs, business, etc); control (verb)
  • To do or carry out (verb)
  • To behave or manage (oneself) (verb)
  • To control or guide (an orchestra, choir, etc) by the movements of the hands or a baton (verb)
  • To transmit (heat, electricity, etc) (verb)
  • Present participle of direct. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "directing" in a sentence
  • "Over-directing is a problem that comes up in some comic book situations, as well."
  • "“For the designer to become a producer, she must have the skills to begin directing content, by critically navigating the social, aesthetic, and technological systems across which communications flow.”"
  • "Deadline reports that after Steven Spielberg dropped out of the proposed remake of imaginary rabbit pic Harvey, he became interested in directing a biopic on George Gershwin, famous American composer and brother of Ira."