Meaning of DIRECTION in English

DIRECTION

[di.rec.tion] n (15c) 1: guidance or supervision of action or conduct: management

2. archaic: superscription 3 a: an explicit instruction: order b: assistance in pointing out the proper route--usu. used in pl. "asked for ~s to the beach"

4: the line or course on which something is moving or is aimed to move or along which something is pointing or facing

5. archaic: directorate 1

6. a: a channel or direct course of thought or action b: tendency, trend c: a guiding, governing, or motivating purpose

7. a: the art and technique of directing an orchestra, band, or a show (as for stage or screen) b: a word, phrase, or sign indicating the appropriate tempo, mood, or intensity of a passage or movement in music -- di.rec.tion.less adj -- di.rec.tion.less.ness n

Merriam-Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Merriam Webster.