Definitions For Direct

verb

  • Plan and direct (a complex undertaking)
  • Specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
  • Command with authority
  • Give directions to; point somebody into a certain direction
  • Put an address on (an envelope)
  • Intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
  • Point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
  • Guide the actors in (plays and films)
  • Lead, as in the performance of a composition
  • Direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
  • Cause to go somewhere
  • Take somebody somewhere
  • Be in charge of
  • To cause (someone or something) to turn, move, or point in a particular way
  • To cause (someone's attention, thoughts, emotions, etc.) to relate to a particular person, thing, goal, etc.
  • To say (something) to a particular person or group
  • In a straight line without turning or stopping
  • Straight from a source with nothing and nobody in between

adjective

  • Lacking compromising or mitigating elements; exact
  • Having no intervening persons, agents, conditions
  • In precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker
  • Being an immediate result or consequence

adjective

  • Direct in spatial dimensions; proceeding without deviation or interruption; straight and short
  • (of a current) flowing in one direction only
  • Straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action
  • Similar in nature or effect or relation to another quantity
  • Moving from west to east on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in the same direction as the Earth
  • In a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child

adverb

  • Without deviation

Is Direct a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
10

The word Direct is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Direct in a Sentence

  • Be sure that the water nozzle is directed downward.
  • The sloping ground helps direct water away from the home.
  • Let me direct your attention to the book's second chapter.
  • I found a more direct route to the city.
  • That way is more direct.
  • Keep these plants out of direct sunlight.
  • It costs less if you buy it direct from the manufacturer.
  • Flew direct to the coast

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