Straight; not crooked, oblique, or circuitous; leading by the short or shortest way to a point or end; as, a direct line; direct means.
- To manage or conduct the affairs of; regulate.
- To have or take charge of; control. See Synonyms at conduct.
- To give authoritative instructions to: directed the student to answer.
- To cause to move toward a goal; aim. See Synonyms at aim.
- To show or indicate the way for: directed us to the airport.
- To cause to move in or follow a straight course: directed their fire at the target.
- To indicate the intended recipient on (a letter, for example).
- To address or adapt (remarks, for example) to a specific person, audience, or purpose.
- To give guidance and instruction to (actors or musicians, for example) in the rehearsal and performance of a work.
- To supervise the performance of.
- To give commands or directions.
- To conduct a performance or rehearsal.
- Proceeding without interruption in a straight course or line; not deviating or swerving: a direct route.
- Straightforward and candid; frank: a direct response.
- Having no intervening persons, conditions, or agencies; immediate: direct contact; direct sunlight.
- Effected by action of the voters, rather than through elected representatives or delegates: direct elections.
- Being of unbroken descent; lineal: a direct descendant of the monarch.
- Consisting of the exact words of the writer or speaker: a direct quotation; direct speech.
- Lacking compromising or mitigating elements; absolute: direct opposites.
- Mathematics Varying in the same manner as another quantity, especially increasing if another quantity increases or decreasing if it decreases.
- Astronomy Designating west-to-east motion of a planet in the same direction as the sun's movement against the stars.
- Sports Being a free kick in soccer by which a goal can be scored without the ball being touched by a second player.
- Straight; directly.
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നേരായ - Neraaya | Neraya ;നിഷ്കപടമായ - Nishkapadamaaya | Nishkapadamaya ;ലാക്കാക്കുക - Laakkaakkuka | Lakkakkuka ;ക്രമമായ - Kramamaaya | Kramamaya ;വളവും തിരിവും കോണുമില്ലാത്ത - Valavum Thirivum Konumillaaththa | Valavum Thirivum Konumillatha ;ഏറ്റം സമീപസ്ഥമായ - Ettam Sameepasthamaaya | Ettam Sameepasthamaya ;