1. directed

adjective. ['dɝˈɛktəd, dɝˈɛktɪd, daɪˈrɛktɪd, dɪˈrɛktɪd'] (often used in combination) having a specified direction.


  • orientated


  • intractable
  • disobedient

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Words that Rhyme with Directed

  • interconnected
  • disrespected
  • unsuspected
  • unprotected
  • unexpected
  • disconnected
  • uninfected
  • undetected
  • unconnected
  • uncollected
  • reconnected
  • recollected
  • interjected
  • disaffected
  • unelected
  • uncorrected
  • unaffected
  • suspected
  • subjected
  • resurrected
  • respected
  • reflected
  • reelected
  • neglected
  • intersected
  • inspected
  • expected
  • deflected
  • selected
  • rejected

How do you pronounce directed?

Pronounce directed as dɪˈrɛktɪd.

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Example sentences of the word directed

1. Verb, past participle
Drive in the proper lane and follow the right-of-way rules as directed in the driver manual.

Quotes containing the word directed

1. Who would have thought that a tap-dancing penguin would outpoint James Bond at the box office? And deserve to? Not that there's anything wrong with 'Casino Royale.' But 'Happy Feet' - written and directed by George Miller - is a complete charmer, even if, in the way of most family fare, it can't resist straying into the Inspirational.
- Robert Gottlieb

2. If I can have the opportunity to go into an editing room, it's like the golden ticket for me. All I want is to learn about everything else in the filmmaking process. I just directed a music video which just came out and that'd sort of be the area of the field that I'm going to move into, I hope.
- Nikki Reed

3. All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling man's life, lifting it from the sphere of mere physical existence and leading the individual towards freedom."[Moral Decay (first published 1937)]
- Albert Einstein, Out of My Later Years: The Scientist, Philosopher, and Man Portrayed Through His Own Words

2. goal-directed

adjective. having a purpose.


  • purposeful


  • random
  • irresolute

3. self-directed

adjective. (of persons) free from external control and constraint in e.g. action and judgment.


  • autonomous
  • self-reliant


  • joint
  • unfree
  • nonworker

4. directed

adjective. ['dɝˈɛktəd, dɝˈɛktɪd, daɪˈrɛktɪd, dɪˈrɛktɪd'] manageable by a supervising agent.


  • disorienting