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dirihir [di.ri.hir.] : direct (v.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: dirigir: direct ]

Derivatives of dirihir

v. (communication)1. directcommand with authority.; "He directed the children to do their homework"
~ order, enjoin, tell, saygive instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority.; "I said to him to go home"; "She ordered him to do the shopping"; "The mother told the child to get dressed"
~ stetprinting: direct that a matter marked for omission or correction is to be retained (used in the imperative).
v. (competition)2. aim, direct, place, point, targetintend (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"
~ addressdirect a question at someone.
~ aim, take aim, train, direct, takepoint 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"
~ home in, range in, zero indirect onto a point or target, especially by automatic navigational aids.
v. (creation)3. directguide the actors in (plays and films).
~ performing artsarts or skills that require public performance.
~ create, makemake or cause to be or to become.; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
~ stage directdirect for the stage.
v. (social)4. directbe in charge of.
~ hold, give, have, throw, makeorganize or be responsible for.; "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course"
~ act, moveperform an action, or work out or perform (an action).; "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
~ handle, manage, care, dealbe in charge of, act on, or dispose of.; "I can deal with this crew of workers"; "This blender can't handle nuts"; "She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old"
~ guide, steerbe a guiding or motivating force or drive.; "The teacher steered the gifted students towards the more challenging courses"
~ head, leadbe in charge of.; "Who is heading this project?"
~ operate, rundirect or control; projects, businesses, etc..; "She is running a relief operation in the Sudan"
~ administerdirect the taking of.; "administer an exam"; "administer an oath"
v. (motion)5. conduct, direct, guide, lead, taketake somebody somewhere.; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace"
~ beaconguide with a beacon.
~ handguide or conduct or usher somewhere.; "hand the elderly lady into the taxi"
~ misguide, mislead, lead astray, misdirectlead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions.; "The pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town driver"
~ usher, showtake (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums.; "The usher showed us to our seats"
v. (motion)6. direct, sendcause 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"
~ cast, contrive, throw, projectput or send forth.; "She threw the flashlight beam into the corner"; "The setting sun threw long shadows"; "cast a spell"; "cast a warm light"
~ move, displacecause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense.; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
~ turnchannel one's attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or away from something.; "The pedophile turned to boys for satisfaction"; "people turn to mysticism at the turn of a millennium"
~ turnto send or let go.; "They turned away the crowd at the gate of the governor's mansion"
~ divertsend on a course or in a direction different from the planned or intended one.
~ routesend via a specific route.
~ refersend or direct for treatment, information, or a decision.; "refer a patient to a specialist"; "refer a bill to a committee"
~ airt, redirectchannel into a new direction.; "redirect your attention to the danger from the fundamentalists"
~ blowcause air to go in, on, or through.; "Blow my hair dry"
v. (competition)7. aim, direct, take, take aim, trainpoint 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"
~ target, direct, aim, place, pointintend (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"
~ draw a bead onaim with a gun.; "The hunter drew a bead on the rabbit"
~ holdaim, point, or direct.; "Hold the fire extinguisher directly on the flames"
~ turndirect at someone.; "She turned a smile on me"; "They turned their flashlights on the car"
~ swinghit or aim at with a sweeping arm movement.; "The soccer player began to swing at the referee"
~ point, level, chargedirect into a position for use.; "point a gun"; "He charged his weapon at me"
~ levelaim at.; "level criticism or charges at somebody"
~ positioncause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation.
~ sighttake aim by looking through the sights of a gun (or other device).
v. (creation)8. conduct, direct, leadlead, as in the performance of a composition.; "conduct an orchestra; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years"
~ musicmusical activity (singing or whistling etc.).; "his music was his central interest"
~ perform, do, executecarry out or perform an action.; "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"; "the skater executed a triple pirouette"; "she did a little dance"
~ conductlead musicians in the performance of.; "Bernstein conducted Mahler like no other conductor"; "she cannot conduct modern pieces"
v. (communication)9. directgive directions to; point somebody into a certain direction.; "I directed them towards the town hall"
~ talk downdirect and control (the flight of an airplane during landing) via radio.; "the control tower talked down the plane whose pilot fell ill"
~ point the wayindicate the right path or direction.; "The sign pointed the way to London"
~ apprise, apprize, instructmake aware of.; "Have the students been apprised of the tuition hike?"
v. (cognition)10. aim, calculate, directspecifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public.
~ destine, intend, designate, specifydesign or destine.; "She was intended to become the director"
v. (motion)11. channelise, channelize, direct, guide, head, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, steerdirect the course; determine the direction of travelling.
~ dockmaneuver into a dock.; "dock the ships"
~ sheercause to sheer.; "She sheered her car around the obstacle"
~ pull oversteer a vehicle to the side of the road.; "The car pulled over when the ambulance approached at high speed"
~ helmbe at or take the helm of.; "helm the ship"
~ crabdirect (an aircraft) into a crosswind.
~ navigatedirect carefully and safely.; "He navigated his way to the altar"
~ stand outsteer away from shore, of ships.
~ starboardturn to the right, of helms or rudders.
~ connconduct or direct the steering of a ship or plane.
~ navigate, pilotact as the navigator in a car, plane, or vessel and plan, direct, plot the path and position of the conveyance.; "Is anyone volunteering to navigate during the trip?"; "Who was navigating the ship during the accident?"
~ canalise, canalize, channeldirect the flow of.; "channel information towards a broad audience"
~ tree, cornerforce a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape.
~ parkmaneuver a vehicle into a parking space.; "Park the car in front of the library"; "Can you park right here?"
~ control, commandexercise authoritative control or power over.; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces"
v. (communication)12. address, directput an address on (an envelope).
~ misaddress, misdirectput a wrong address on.; "misdirect the letter"
~ instrumentaddress a legal document to.
~ re-addressput a new address on (an envelope), as for forwarding.
~ labelassign a label to; designate with a label.; "These students were labelled `learning disabled'"
v. (cognition)13. direct, engineer, mastermind, orchestrate, organise, organizeplan and direct (a complex undertaking).; "he masterminded the robbery"
~ planmake plans for something.; "He is planning a trip with his family"
~ choreographplan and oversee the development and details of.; "The meeting between the two Presidents had been carefully choreographed"
adj. 14. directdirect in spatial dimensions; proceeding without deviation or interruption; straight and short.; "a direct route"; "a direct flight"; "a direct hit"
~ door-to-door(of e.g. journeys or deliveries) direct from point of origin to point of destination.; "the limousine offers door-to-door service"
~ nonstop(of a journey especially a flight) occurring without stops.; "a nonstop flight to Atlanta"
~ point-blankclose enough to go straight to the target.; "point-blank range"; "a point-blank shot"
~ straightforwardpointed directly ahead.; "a straightforward gaze"
~ undeviating, unswervinggoing directly ahead from one point to another without veering or turning aside.; "some people see evolution as an undeviating upward march from simple organisms to the very complex"; "a straight and narrow tree-lined road unswerving across the lowlands"
~ through(of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes.; "a through street"; "a through bus"; "through traffic"
~ straighthaving no deviations.; "straight lines"; "straight roads across the desert"; "straight teeth"; "straight shoulders"
adj. 15. direct, unmediatedhaving 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"
~ immediatehaving no intervening medium.; "an immediate influence"
adj. 16. directstraightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action.; "a direct question"; "a direct response"; "a direct approach"
~ bluffbluntly direct and outspoken but good-natured.; "a bluff but pleasant manner"; "a bluff and rugged natural leader"
~ candid, forthright, frank, free-spoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shoulder, outspoken, plainspoken, bluntcharacterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion.; "blunt talking and straight shooting"; "a blunt New England farmer"; "I gave them my candid opinion"; "forthright criticism"; "a forthright approach to the problem"; "tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank"; "it is possible to be outspoken without being rude"; "plainspoken and to the point"; "a point-blank accusation"
~ brutaldisagreeably direct and precise.; "he spoke with brutal honesty"
~ flat-footedwithout reservation.; "a flat-footed refusal"
~ man-to-manforthright and honest.; "had a man-to-man talk about the facts of life"
~ no-nonsensenot tolerating irrelevancies.; "the no-nonsense tones of a stern parent"
~ unvarnished, plainfree from any effort to soften to disguise.; "the plain and unvarnished truth"; "the unvarnished candor of old people and children"
~ pointeddirect and obvious in meaning or reference; often unpleasant.; "a pointed critique"; "a pointed allusion to what was going on"; "another pointed look in their direction"
~ straightforward, square, straightwithout evasion or compromise.; "a square contradiction"; "he is not being as straightforward as it appears"
~ upfrontfrank and honest.; "he was upfront about his intentions"
~ honest, honorablenot disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent.; "honest lawyers"; "honest reporting"
adj. 17. direct, linealin a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child.; "lineal ancestors"; "lineal heirs"; "a direct descendant of the king"; "direct heredity"
~ matrilineal, matrilinearbased on or tracing descent through the female line.; "matrilineal inheritance"
~ patrilineal, patrilinearbased on or tracing descent through the male line.; "a patrilineal society"
~ unilateraltracing descent from either the paternal or the maternal line only.
~ relatedconnected by kinship, common origin, or marriage.
adj. 18. directmoving from west to east on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in the same direction as the Earth.
~ astronomy, uranologythe branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole.
adj. 19. directsimilar in nature or effect or relation to another quantity.; "a term is in direct proportion to another term if it increases (or decreases) as the other increases (or decreases)"
~ math, mathematics, mathsa science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement.
adj. 20. direct(of a current) flowing in one direction only.; "direct current"
~ electricitya physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons.
adj. 21. directbeing an immediate result or consequence.; "a direct result of the accident"
~ primaryof first rank or importance or value; direct and immediate rather than secondary.; "primary goals"; "a primary effect"; "primary sources"; "a primary interest"
adj. 22. direct, verbatimin precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker.; "a direct quotation"; "repeated their dialog verbatim"
~ exactmarked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact.; "an exact mind"; "an exact copy"; "hit the exact center of the target"
adj. 23. directlacking compromising or mitigating elements; exact.; "the direct opposite"
~ absoluteperfect or complete or pure.; "absolute loyalty"; "absolute silence"; "absolute truth"; "absolute alcohol"
adv. 24. direct, directly, straightwithout deviation.; "the path leads directly to the lake"; "went direct to the office"