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1. examination

noun. ['ɪgˌzæməˈneɪʃən'] the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes).

Synonyms

  • once-over
  • medical exam
  • medical checkup
  • time and motion study
  • time-motion study
  • look-over
  • checkup
  • PM
  • fine-tooth comb
  • tactual exploration
  • endoscopy
  • fine-toothed comb
  • scrutiny
  • time study
  • ophthalmoscopy
  • time-and-motion study
  • rhinoscopy
  • post-mortem
  • followup
  • testing
  • reexamination
  • scan
  • motion study
  • investigating
  • inspection
  • medical
  • study
  • postmortem
  • keratoscopy
  • bank examination
  • going-over
  • investigation
  • work study
  • comparing
  • post-mortem examination
  • search
  • health check
  • palpation
  • postmortem examination
  • gonioscopy
  • follow-up
  • comparison
  • survey
  • medical examination
  • review
  • audit
  • autopsy

Antonyms

  • deviate
  • antemortem
  • preceding
  • dissimilitude

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  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

2. direct

adjective. ['dɝˈɛkt, daɪˈrɛkt, dɪˈrɛkt'] direct in spatial dimensions; proceeding without deviation or interruption; straight and short.

Synonyms

  • door-to-door
  • through
  • undeviating
  • unswerving
  • nonstop
  • straightforward
  • point-blank
  • straight
  • straightness

Antonyms

  • crooked
  • indirectness
  • node
  • middle

Etymology

  • directus (Latin)

3. direct

adjective. ['dɝˈɛkt, daɪˈrɛkt, dɪˈrɛkt'] having no intervening persons, agents, conditions.

Synonyms

  • immediate

Antonyms

  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness

Etymology

  • directus (Latin)

4. direct

verb. ['dɝˈɛkt, daɪˈrɛkt, dɪˈrɛkt'] intend (something) to move towards a certain goal.

Synonyms

  • point
  • address
  • place
  • home in
  • take aim
  • zero in
  • train
  • take
  • range in
  • target

Antonyms

  • unjust
  • immoral
  • dishonorable
  • unworthy

Etymology

  • directus (Latin)

5. direct

verb. ['dɝˈɛkt, daɪˈrɛkt, dɪˈrɛkt'] command with authority.

Synonyms

  • order
  • stet
  • tell
  • say

Antonyms

  • inaccessibility
  • unavailability
  • disorient
  • cheer

Etymology

  • directus (Latin)

6. direct

verb. ['dɝˈɛkt, daɪˈrɛkt, dɪˈrɛkt'] guide the actors in (plays and films).

Synonyms

  • create
  • stage direct

Antonyms

  • unlawful
  • dishonesty
  • disagree

Etymology

  • directus (Latin)

7. direct

verb. ['dɝˈɛkt, daɪˈrɛkt, dɪˈrɛkt'] be in charge of.

Synonyms

  • care
  • throw
  • run
  • head
  • have
  • act
  • deal
  • move
  • hold
  • guide
  • handle
  • administer
  • steer
  • operate
  • lead
  • manage
  • make

Antonyms

  • patterned
  • attractive
  • enliven
  • sensitize

Etymology

  • directus (Latin)

8. direct

verb. ['dɝˈɛkt, daɪˈrɛkt, dɪˈrɛkt'] point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards.

Synonyms

  • sight
  • point
  • swing
  • place
  • draw a bead on
  • charge
  • take aim
  • turn
  • train
  • level
  • take
  • position
  • target
  • hold

Antonyms

  • disingenuous
  • counterfeit
  • insincere
  • false

Etymology

  • directus (Latin)

9. direct

verb. ['dɝˈɛkt, daɪˈrɛkt, dɪˈrɛkt'] take somebody somewhere.

Synonyms

  • hand
  • misguide
  • beacon
  • misdirect
  • lead astray
  • usher
  • show
  • lead
  • guide
  • take
  • conduct

Antonyms

  • fancy
  • complex
  • rhetorical
  • unobvious

Etymology

  • directus (Latin)

10. direct

verb. ['dɝˈɛkt, daɪˈrɛkt, dɪˈrɛkt'] lead, as in the performance of a composition; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years".

Synonyms

  • perform
  • do
  • lead
  • conduct

Antonyms

  • rounded
  • unwholesome
  • natural object
  • liberal

Etymology

  • directus (Latin)
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