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Definition of "direction" []

  • The act or function of directing. (noun)
  • Management, supervision, or guidance of an action or operation. (noun)
  • The art or action of musical or theatrical directing. (noun)
  • Music A word or phrase in a score indicating how a passage is to be played or sung. (noun)
  • An instruction or series of instructions for doing or finding something. Often used in the plural. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "direction" in a sentence
  • "Whether A move towards B, or B move in the opposite direction towards A, a current, and in both cases having the same _direction_, will result."
  • "If you look at double magnitude, float direction): float direction, bool isNull) {_direction = direction;"
  • "Coppola makes the story better and his direction is almost flawless."