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synonyms for directing

  • 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
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antonyms for directing

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  • abandon
  • give up
  • leave
  • let go
  • neglect
  • obey
  • serve
  • follow
  • mismanage
  • submit
  • surrender
  • yield
  • diverge
  • misdirect
  • misguide
  • mislead
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How to use directing in a sentence

It is helpful to have direct moderation, as other forum sites like Reddit have shown, but it’s often not enough.
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Those who aren’t in the direct path of the flames are breathing some of the unhealthiest air in the world.
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I realized that what I didn’t enjoy doing was drawing up projects, starting the project, and overseeing them rather than having a direct influence.
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You wrote some pretty direct Facebook posts through the Illinois National Guard page to address those.
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Some apps support more direct commands, saving you a lot of time tapping and scrolling.
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These are open meetings to discuss lessening violence within and directed toward LGBTQ communities.
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These funds, unlike the FEMA disaster aid, weren’t designated for direct aid to Americans.
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Prior to the pandemic and the stay-at-home orders, major marketers like Procter & Gamble and Anheuser-Busch were acquiring direct-to-consumer brands known for their expertise in e-commerce as well as performance marketing.
‘2020 HAS BEEN THE YEAR OF CONTINGENCY PLANS’: THE NEW NORMS OF MARKETINGKRISTINA MONLLOSSEPTEMBER 14, 2020DIGIDAY
None of his direct reports are seen as having Srouji’s clout to run such a demanding division.
APPLE’S LEADERSHIP EVOLVES AHEAD OF A POST-TIM COOK ERARADMARYASEPTEMBER 12, 2020FORTUNE
A few days later, Congress enacted tax cuts as part of the CARES Act that will bring tens of millions in direct aid to the company this year.
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