(sometimes singular) instructions for doing something or for reaching a place
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How to use directions in a sentence
He stopped at one point to ask someone directions to a particular housing development.
Different groups went in different directions, and without any clear leaders or certain destination, demonstrators followed.
We have weekly Monday meetings, but every day is different, from attending meetings to giving design directions, on and on.
With directions from police, Lindsey and his boss were able to make it to safety.Frat Culture Clashes With Riot Police at Keene, N.H., Pumpkin Festival | Melanie Plenda | October 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And that's why nearly all speculation, learned or otherwise, about the future directions of jazz is always futile.
Bells were pealing and tolling in all directions, and the air was filled with the sound of distant shouts and cries.Davy and The Goblin | Charles E. Carryl
The crowd shuffled off in all directions, and then engaged in a confused struggle for the chairs.Davy and The Goblin | Charles E. Carryl
It is the experience of such that the voice may be extended in its range in both directions at once.Expressive Voice Culture | Jessie Eldridge Southwick
Here they called a halt for a time, and began to hunt vigorously in all directions, aiming at every species of game.Hunting the Lions | R.M. Ballantyne
She withdrew entirely from society and devoted herself to practicing, following his directions implicitly.Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay