Synonyms for


Synonyms (Grouped by Similarity of Meaning) of verb direct

Sense 1:
direct
order, tell, enjoin, say
Sense 2:
target, aim, place, direct, point
aim, take, train, take aim, direct
Sense 3:
direct
make, create
Sense 4:
direct
manage, deal, care, handle
Sense 5:
lead, take, direct, conduct, guide

Sense 6:
send, direct
move, displace
Sense 7:
aim, take, train, take aim, direct
position
Sense 8:
conduct, lead, direct
perform, execute, do
Sense 9:
direct
instruct, apprise, apprize
Sense 10:
calculate, aim, direct
intend, destine, designate, specify
Sense 11:
steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise
control, command
Sense 12:
address, direct
label
Sense 13:
mastermind, engineer, direct, organize, organise, orchestrate
plan
Similarity of adj direct

10 senses of direct

Sense 1:
direct (vs. indirect)
door-to-doornonstoppoint-blankstraightforwardundeviating, unswervingthrough(prenominal)
Also See: straight#2

Sense 2:
direct, unmediated
immediate (vs. mediate)
Sense 3:
direct (vs. indirect)
bluffblunt, candid, forthright, frank, free-spoken, outspoken, plainspoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shoulderbrutalflat-footedman-to-manno-nonsenseplain, unvarnishedpointedsquare(prenominal), straightforward, straightupfront
Also See: honest#1, honorable#1

Sense 4:
lineal (vs. collateral), direct
matrilineal, matrilinearpatrilineal, patrilinearunilateral
Also See: related#2

Sense 5:
direct (vs. retrograde)

Sense 6:
direct (vs. inverse)

Sense 7:
direct (vs. alternating)

Sense 8:
direct
primary (vs. secondary)
Sense 9:
direct, verbatim
exact (vs. inexact)
Sense 10:
direct
absolute (vs. relative)
Synonyms of adv direct

1 sense of direct

Sense 1:
directly, straight, direct
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