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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Direct  \Di*rect"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Directed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Directing}.] 
  1.  To  arrange  in  a  direct  or  straight  line  as  against  a 
  mark,  or  towards  a  goal;  to  point;  to  aim  as  to  direct 
  an  arrow  or  a  piece  of  ordnance. 
 
  2.  To  point  out  or  show  to  (any  one),  as  the  direct  or  right 
  course  or  way  to  guide,  as  by  pointing  out  the  way  as 
  he  directed  me  to  the  left-hand  road. 
 
  The  Lord  direct  your  into  the  love  of  God.  --2 
  Thess.  iii.  5. 
 
  The  next  points  to  which  I  will  direct  your 
  attention.  --Lubbock. 
 
  3.  To  determine  the  direction  or  course  of  to  cause  to  go  on 
  in  a  particular  manner;  to  order  in  the  way  to  a  certain 
  end  to  regulate;  to  govern;  as  to  direct  the  affairs  of 
  a  nation  or  the  movements  of  an  army. 
 
  I  will  direct  their  work  in  truth.  --Is.  lxi.  8. 
 
  4.  To  point  out  to  with  authority;  to  instruct  as  a  superior; 
  to  order  as  he  directed  them  to  go 
 
  I  'll  first  direct  my  men  what  they  shall  do 
  --Shak. 
 
  5.  To  put  a  direction  or  address  upon  to  mark  with  the  name 
  and  residence  of  the  person  to  whom  anything  is  sent;  to 
  superscribe;  as  to  direct  a  letter. 
 
  Syn:  To  guide;  lead;  conduct;  dispose;  manage;  regulate; 
  order  instruct;  command. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  directed 
  adj  1:  having  a  specified  direction;  "a  positively  directed 
  vector";  (often  used  in  combination;  "goal-directed") 
  2:  manageable  by  a  supervising  agent;  "a  directed  program  of 
  study" 




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