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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
Example sentences from the Web for direction
It must be in the realm of appreciation, attitude, choice, self-direction—a realm superior to habit.College Teaching|Paul Klapper
It is not called for by the practical needs of daily self-direction.Theoretical Ethics|Milton Valentine
As soon as there is life, there is self-direction, and absorbing and using of material.
Personal man is in continual danger, for to self-direction is attached the prerogative of sin.The Teacher|George Herbert Palmer
The rights of individuality and of self-direction have been hardly won and are dearly held.Manpower|Lincoln Clarke Andrews
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
Idioms and Phrases with direction
see step in the right direction.