Where so many paintings seem like elaborate intellectual games or puzzles that dare you to unlock them, his work was direct.
That was part of this thing, American Express: Unstaged, where they asked people to direct this livestreamed concert.
Hamas estimates $1.2 billion in Palestinian damage during 8-day Gaza operation, with $545 million in direct property damage.
The courses flown on the long haul routes were not the most direct, A to B.
The same commander must skirt around the rule barring women from serving in units with a “direct ground combat” mission.
They were the direct descendants of Esau, and inhabited Mount Seir.
She is puzzled; she is lonely; she has no one to direct her conscience.
You will get a pilot from Col. Nixon's regt to direct them thither.
With his own direct standards of conduct it was equivalent to dishonesty.
The money must always be sent, with the names, direct to the Publisher.
late 14c., "to write (to someone), to address," from Latin directus "straight," past participle of dirigere "set straight," from dis- "apart" (see dis-) + regere "to guide" (see regal). Cf. dress; address.
Meaning "to govern, regulate" is from c.1500; "to order, ordain" is from 1650s. Sense of "to write the destination on the outside of a letter" is from 16c. Of plays, films, etc., from 1913. Related: Directed; directing.
late 14c., from Latin directus "straight," past participle of dirigere "set straight" (see direct (v.)).