Definition of "directs" []

  • 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)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of direct. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "directs" in a sentence
  • "More importantly, the term directs attention away from the demeaning consequences of these policies."
  • "Julian Farino directs from a script by Jay Reiss and Ian Helfer."
  • "Your father Leslie Epstein directs the creative writing program at Boston University and has written several books."