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directing

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  • verbmanage, oversee
  • verbgive instructions; teach
  • verbpoint in a direction; guide
  • verbsend, usually by mail system
  • verbput all of efforts toward
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Synonyms for directing

verb manage, oversee
  • advise
  • conduct
  • control
  • guide
  • handle
  • keep
  • lead
  • operate
  • run
  • supervise
  • administer
  • boss
  • dispose
  • dominate
  • govern
  • influence
  • ordain
  • quarterback
  • regulate
  • rule
  • shepherd
  • superintend
  • be in the driver's seat
  • call the shots
  • carry on
  • control the affairs of
  • have the say
  • head up
  • preside over
  • run the show
  • run things
  • take the reins

Antonyms for directing

  • abandon
  • give up
  • leave
  • let go
  • neglect
  • obey
  • serve
  • follow
  • mismanage
  • submit
  • surrender
  • yield
  • diverge
  • misdirect
  • misguide
  • mislead
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to directing

administration

noun. management of an organization or effort

administrative

adjective. involved in managing or using power
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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