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1. director

noun. ['dɝˈɛktɝ, daɪˈrɛktɝ, diːˈrɛktɝ, dɪˈrɛktɝ'] someone who controls resources and expenditures.

Synonyms

  • district manager
  • manageress
  • managing director
  • administrator
  • decision maker
  • manager

Antonyms

  • starve
  • abstain
  • nonmember

Etymology

  • -or (English)
  • direct (English)
  • directus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Film Director

  • transtector
  • reflector
  • protector
  • projector
  • inspector
  • objector
  • injector
  • detector
  • defector
  • connector
  • connecter
  • spektr
  • spectre
  • spector
  • specter
  • schlechter
  • prechter
  • erector
  • derecktor
  • collector
  • wechter
  • waechter
  • vector
  • sector
  • schecter
  • schechter
  • nectar
  • lector
  • lecter
  • hector

2. director

noun. ['dɝˈɛktɝ, daɪˈrɛktɝ, diːˈrɛktɝ, dɪˈrɛktɝ'] member of a board of directors.

Synonyms

  • committee member

Etymology

  • -or (English)
  • direct (English)
  • directus (Latin)

3. director

noun. ['dɝˈɛktɝ, daɪˈrɛktɝ, diːˈrɛktɝ, dɪˈrɛktɝ'] someone who supervises the actors and directs the action in the production of a show.

Synonyms

  • theater director
  • theatre director
  • supervisor

Etymology

  • -or (English)
  • direct (English)
  • directus (Latin)

4. director

noun. ['dɝˈɛktɝ, daɪˈrɛktɝ, diːˈrɛktɝ, dɪˈrɛktɝ'] the person who directs the making of a film.

Synonyms

  • movie maker
  • filmmaker
  • film producer
  • film maker

Etymology

  • -or (English)
  • direct (English)
  • directus (Latin)

5. director

noun. ['dɝˈɛktɝ, daɪˈrɛktɝ, diːˈrɛktɝ, dɪˈrɛktɝ'] the person who leads a musical group.

Synonyms

  • drum majorette
  • drum major
  • majorette
  • musician
  • conductor
  • music director
  • bandmaster

Antonyms

  • inferior
  • exit
  • get off
  • disembark

Etymology

  • -or (English)
  • direct (English)
  • directus (Latin)

6. film

noun. ['ˈfɪlm'] a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement.

Synonyms

  • credit
  • infotainment
  • cinema verite
  • documentary
  • feature film
  • show
  • final cut
  • collage film
  • motion-picture show
  • product
  • feature
  • slow motion
  • moving-picture show
  • musical
  • 3D
  • scene
  • picture
  • flick
  • skin flick
  • pic
  • musical comedy
  • episode
  • coming attraction
  • short subject
  • shot
  • shoot-'em-up
  • film noir
  • rough cut
  • talkie
  • telefilm
  • three-D
  • docudrama
  • talking picture
  • home movie
  • picture show
  • credits
  • caption
  • documentary film
  • sequence
  • silents
  • subtitle
  • production
  • motion picture
  • musical theater
  • silent picture
  • moving picture
  • movie
  • 3-D

Antonyms

  • positive
  • optimistic
  • constructive
  • affirmative

Etymology

  • filme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • filmen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. film

noun. ['ˈfɪlm'] a medium that disseminates moving pictures.

Synonyms

  • silver screen
  • cinema
  • celluloid

Antonyms

  • pull
  • stand still
  • colorless
  • neutral

Etymology

  • filme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • filmen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. film

noun. ['ˈfɪlm'] a thin coating or layer.

Synonyms

  • slick
  • soap film
  • object
  • scum

Antonyms

  • mistrust
  • distrust
  • debit
  • cash

Etymology

  • filme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • filmen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. film

noun. ['ˈfɪlm'] photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies.

Synonyms

  • roll film
  • microfilm
  • negative
  • orthochromatic film
  • roll
  • photographic paper
  • episode
  • footage
  • X-ray film
  • movie film
  • photographic film
  • film clip
  • positive
  • panchromatic film
  • cine-film
  • sequence
  • photographic material
  • reel

Antonyms

  • unreal
  • hide
  • negate
  • disprove

Etymology

  • filme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • filmen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. film

verb. ['ˈfɪlm'] make a film or photograph of something.

Synonyms

  • snap
  • photograph
  • shoot
  • enter
  • reshoot
  • put down
  • take

Antonyms

  • favorable
  • yea
  • yes
  • uncharged

Etymology

  • filme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • filmen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word film-director


1. Noun Phrase
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for film directors was $70,950 in 2016.

2. Noun Phrase
Actor Laurence Olivier, in "On Acting," quoted film director William Wyler: "If you really want to shock ... an audience, get them a little bored first."

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