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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Direct \Di*rect"\, verb (used with an object) [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 The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

directed \directed\ adjective

1. having a specified direction; often used in combination; as, goal-directed. [WordNet 1.5]

2. marked with a destination; -- of mail or parcels; as, I throw away all mail directed to 'resident'. Opposite of {unaddressed}.

Syn: addressed. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: (often used in combination) having a specified direction; "a positively directed vector"; "goal-directed"

2: manageable by a supervising agent; "a directed program of study"

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