Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DIRECTIONS

He wrote the directions on one of his cards and paid the man.

You shall all have your directions in writing, if there be occasion.

Gilder scrupulously followed the directions of the Police Inspector.

And in other directions the future looked brighter than it had done for many years.

I hear voices in all directions, and never have they been so distinct as at this moment.

Bullets were flying in all directions, and there was no question of shelter.

Her mother followed him to take his directions for the night.

Mali-ya-bwana, under his directions, had undone the loads containing the lanterns.

I left some medicine and directions, got my ten dollars, and never went again.

These directions for roasting beef will apply equally to mutton.

WORD ORIGIN

"instructions on how to get somewhere," 1590s, plural of direction (q.v.).

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.