Textual thesaurus for "direct"

(adj) unmediated

having no intervening persons, agents, conditions

in direct sunlight; in direct contact with the voters; direct exposure to the disease; a direct link; the direct cause of the accident; direct vote

(adj) verbatim

in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker

a direct quotation; repeated their dialog verbatim

(adj) lineal

in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child

lineal ancestors; lineal heirs; a direct descendant of the king; direct heredity

(adv) directly, straight

without deviation

the path leads directly to the lake; went direct to the office

(verb) mastermind, orchestrate, organise, organize, engineer

plan and direct (a complex undertaking)

he masterminded the robbery

(verb) calculate, aim

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

(verb) address

put an address on (an envelope)

(verb) target, aim, point, place

intend (something) to move towards a certain goal

He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face; criticism directed at her superior; direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

(verb) aim, take, take aim, train

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

Please don't aim at your little brother!; He trained his gun on the burglar; Don't train your camera on the women; Take a swipe at one's opponent

(verb) conduct, lead

lead, as in the performance of a composition

conduct an orchestra; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years

(verb) steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, channelise, channelize, guide, head

direct the course; determine the direction of travelling

(verb) send

cause to go somewhere

The explosion sent the car flying in the air; She sent her children to camp; He directed all his energies into his dissertation

(verb) conduct, guide, lead, take

take somebody somewhere

We lead him to our chief; can you take me to the main entrance?; He conducted us to the palace