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Adjective
Done or managed under supervision or control
“Route reconnaissance is a directed effort to obtain detailed information of a specified route and all terrain from which the enemy could influence movement along that route.”
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Pointing or focused in a given direction
“We measured the angular distribution of the directed beam and found that it differed from the distribution typical of Cheremkov radiation.”
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Obliged by law, circumstances, or duty to do something
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On the way or directed to a given target or destination
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Having been directed towards a target
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On the way towards
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Transmitted or emitted in a directed manner, like broadcast, channeled, or radiated
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Requiring instruction or guidance
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That has been transported or delivered somewhere or to someone
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To have been in charge or command of
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“Managers are using advanced software to remotely direct their staff over the internet.”
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To have convinced or manipulated
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To have physically guided a person or animal
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“Would you be able to direct me to the closest train station?”
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To have determined or dictated
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To have made a request, or demand, of someone
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To have explained or demonstrated something
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(rare) To have impelled and directed towards an object or action
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To have utilized or employed a tangible object
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Past tense for to give instructions
“My boss would direct me to get her a cup of coffee.”
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Past tense for to point in a direction
“She would direct her camera towards the beautiful landscape before her.”
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(direct at or to) Past tense for to intend a remark, comment or statement for
“I do not direct my criticisms at you personally, but at the company that you work for.”
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Past tense for to send, usually by mail
“Please direct all future correspondence to the given address.”
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Past tense for to put (all of something) towards a goal or endeavor
“Let's drop everything else and direct our focus on solving this problem.”
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(marketing) Past tense for to focus on a given audience or market
“The system will enable advertisers to direct their ads to the desired demographic.”
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Past tense for to direct or guide along a pathway
“The aqueduct was used to direct the water into an artificial lake.”
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