direct

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Synonyms for direct

Synonyms for direct

to have charge of (the affairs of others)

to control the course of (an activity)

to exercise authority or influence over

to devote (oneself or one's efforts)

to move (a weapon or blow, for example) in the direction of someone or something

to mark (a written communication) with its destination

proceeding or lying in an uninterrupted line or course

marked by the absence of any intervention

of unbroken descent or lineage

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Synonyms for direct

command with authority

intend (something) to move towards a certain goal

guide the actors in (plays and films)

point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards

lead, as in the performance of a composition

give directions to

specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public

put an address on (an envelope)

plan and direct (a complex undertaking)

direct in spatial dimensions

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having no intervening persons, agents, conditions

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straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action

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in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child

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moving from west to east on the celestial sphere

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similar in nature or effect or relation to another quantity

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(of a current) flowing in one direction only

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being an immediate result or consequence

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in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker

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lacking compromising or mitigating elements

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without deviation