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verb as in give instructions; teach

verb as in send, usually by mail system

verb as in put all of efforts toward

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Example Sentences

Outside, a lone traffic policeman directs a steady stream of motorbikes.

After about one minute of rambling, a woman runs up on stage and directs someone to turn his microphone off.

That said, not everything that the Kings (who co-wrote the episode; Robert directs) touch turns to gold.

Dr. Barry Rosenfeld, a psychologist who directs clinical training at Fordham University, did not just administer tests.

A variety of studies indicate that low mood narrows and directs our attention to perceive threats and obstacles.

Fenix bowed, said a few words to the Italian woman, and waited with the calmness of one who directs events.

By words the superior man directs others; but in order to do this his words must be sincere.

Even the little village where my history directs our attention has one savor of dignified antiquity.

It directs that there shall be certain vaults, and safes, and rooms for deposit of the money of the government.

Whatever He directs is to be done, simply because He directs it.


On this page you'll find 154 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to directs, such as: control, handle, lead, conduct, keep, and supervise.

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