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directed

[ dih-rek-tid, dahy- ]SEE DEFINITION OF directed

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DIRECTED

The searchers, therefore, were directed to beat up the near-by country.

"Wait here while I see if the train is on time," directed Grace.

"Now look in the glass," directed Grace, when she had finished.

Copies were also directed to be distributed through the district.

I had heard the note in the woods, and directed his attention to it.

Prepare the pumpkin as directed in Art. 65 and add the milk to it.

"Take this," he directed presently, when he had disposed of the matters before him.

The youth sat down as directed, but reluctantly and with diffidence.

It was against these savage Turks that the first Crusade was directed.

The attention of the reader is directed to the bravery of this officer.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Latin directus "straight," past participle of dirigere "set straight" (see direct (v.)).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DIRECTED

ushered

adjectiveescorted
  • announced
  • attended
  • directed
  • guided
  • heralded
  • introduced
  • led
  • presented
  • shown
  • supervised
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