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Directing — synonyms, definition

1. directing (Adjective)

3 synonyms
directional directive guiding
1 definition

directing (Adjective) — Showing the way by conducting or leading; imposing direction on. ex. "felt his mother's directing arm around him"

2. directing (Verb)

24 synonyms
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13 definitions

directing (Verb) — Command with authority. ex. "He directed the children to do their homework"

directing (Verb) — Intend (something) to move towards a certain goal. ex. "criticism directed at her superior" ex. "direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself"

directing (Verb) — (performing arts) guide the actors in (plays and films).

directing (Verb) — Be in charge of.

directing (Verb) — Accompany somebody somewhere to show them the way. ex. "we directed him to our chief"

directing (Verb) — Cause to go somewhere. ex. "He directed all his energies into his dissertation"

directing (Verb) — Point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards.

directing (Verb) — (music) Have the leading position, as in the performance of a composition. ex. "direct an orchestra"

directing (Verb) — Give directions to; point somebody into a certain direction. ex. "I directed them towards the town hall"

directing (Verb) — Specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public.

directing (Verb) — Determine the direction of travelling.

directing (Verb) — Put an address on (an envelope).

directing (Verb) — Plan and control how a complex undertaking is done. ex. "he directed the robbery"

26 types of
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65 types
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