Origin of direction
synonym study for direction
OTHER WORDS FROM directiondi·rec·tion·less, adjectivepre·di·rec·tion, nounself-di·rec·tion, nounsu·per·di·rec·tion, noun
Words nearby direction
How to use direction in a sentence
Now, barely a week later, Epstein's home in North Hollywood, California, has AT&T fiber service with unlimited data and advertised speeds of 300Mbps in both directions.AT&T scrambles to install fiber for 90-year-old after his viral WSJ ad|Jon Brodkin|February 12, 2021|Ars Technica
Light winds pick up just a tad from the northeasterly direction before dawn.D.C.-area forecast: Raw today. Iciness threat grows Saturday into early Sunday.|A. Camden Walker|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
Those fans can take today’s hearing as a step, however small, in the direction of Spears’s increased autonomy.Britney Spears’s conservatorship is back in court — and back in the public eye|Ashley Fetters|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
In every direction, seawater creeps higher and higher, slopping across the floor of nearby buildings.Aromas can evoke beloved journeys — or voyages not yet taken|Jen Rose Smith|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
Either of those words alone point in the direction of filling, comfort-food satisfaction, but together they are practically a guarantee.Chili-tinged sweet potatoes are loaded in all the right ways - flavor, nutrition and satisfaction|Ellie Krieger|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
Pleasure shoots magically in every direction like an explosion of sparks.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Absent a body, no one can say with absolute certainty whether Castro is dead, even if all signs point in that direction.
An arrow appears indicating the direction you will launch your ball.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art|Alec Kubas-Meyer|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
They had hoped the autopsy would show Brinsley had eaten something that would point them in the right direction.
The ATSB has been impressive in the way it has taken over the direction of the search for Flight 370.
A lateen sail was visible in the direction of Cat Island, and others to the south seemed almost motionless in the far distance.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
After a bit of waiting, Mac decided that the smoke was floating from a certain direction, and we began to edge carefully that way.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Even genius, however, needs direction and adjustment to secure the most perfect and reliable results.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
Now many people think that we are moving in the direction of world socialism to-day.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
His superior talents and untiring industry were under the direction of philanthropic and Christian impulses.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
British Dictionary definitions for direction
- (of an angle) being any one of the three angles that a line in space makes with the three positive directions of the coordinate axes. Usually given as α, β, and γ with respect to the x-, y-, and z- axes
- (of a cosine) being the cosine of any of the direction angles
Other Idioms and Phrases with direction
see step in the right direction.