Textual thesaurus for "direction"

(noun) steering, guidance

the act of setting and holding a course

a new council was installed under the direction of the king

(noun) management

the act of managing something

he was given overall management of the program; is the direction of the economy a function of government?

(noun) focal point, focus, focusing, focussing, centering

the concentration of attention or energy on something

the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology; he had no direction in his life

(noun) counsel, counseling, counselling, guidance

something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action

(noun) instruction

a message describing how something is to be done

he gave directions faster than she could follow them

(noun) charge, commission

a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something

the judge's charge to the jury

(noun) way

a line leading to a place or point

he looked the other direction; didn't know the way home