director, manager, managing director(noun)
someone who controls resources and expenditures
member of a board of directors
director, theater director, theatre director(noun)
someone who supervises the actors and directs the action in the production of a show
film director, director(noun)
the person who directs the making of a film
conductor, music director, director(noun)
the person who leads a musical group
One who directs; the person in charge of managing a department or directorate (e.g., director of engineering), project, or production (as in a show or film, e.g., film director).
A device that displays graphical information concerning the targets of a weapons system in real time.
The common axis of symmetry of the molecules of a liquid crystal.
Origin: influenced by directorius
one who, or that which, directs; one who regulates, guides, or orders; a manager or superintendent
one of a body of persons appointed to manage the affairs of a company or corporation; as, the directors of a bank, insurance company, or railroad company
a part of a machine or instrument which directs its motion or action
a slender grooved instrument upon which a knife is made to slide when it is wished to limit the extent of motion of the latter, or prevent its injuring the parts beneath
Origin: [Cf. F. directeur.]
A member of an institution or business who may or may not have an executive function. The director is usually chosen or appointed to control or govern the affairs of an institution or business.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Director' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #792
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Director' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1615
Rank popularity for the word 'Director' in Nouns Frequency: #231
The numerical value of Director in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Director in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Be extremely subtle, even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious, even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby you can be the director of the opponent's fate.
Everyone is a lead actor cum director of their own movie called life and any sensible director believes strongly always in playing out a good character through a lead actor for making his movie a truly blockbuster.”
I've told the ambassador that the director did not intend to offend anyone, the director had decided to make changes to the film even before it made news to ease everybody's concerns. The ambassador understands this well.
During my tenure as DNI, it was my practice to defer to the FBI director -- both (former FBI) Director (Robert) Mueller and Director Comey -- on whether, when, and to what extent they would inform me about such investigations.
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Translations for Director
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- مدير, مخرجArabic
- дырэктар, рэжысёрBelarusian
- режисьор, директор, ръководителBulgarian
- directora, directorCatalan, Valencian
- režisér, ředitelCzech
- Regisseur, Direktorin, Regisseurin, DirektorGerman
- διευθυντής, διευθύντρια, σκηνοθέτης, σκηνοθέτιςGreek
- reĝisoro, direktoroEsperanto
- directora, directorSpanish
- ohjaaja, johtajaFinnish
- directeur, régisseurFrench
- במאית, במאי, מנהלת, מנהלHebrew
- rendező, igazgatóHungarian
- regista, direttore, capoItalian
- 指揮者, 監督Japanese
- sutradara, direktur, pengarahMalay
- regisseur, directeurDutch
- dyrektor, reżyserPolish
- regizor, directori, regizori, directorRomanian
- дирижёр, режиссёр, директорRussian
- zborovodja, режисер, režiser, reditelj, upravitelj, redatelj, ravnateljSerbo-Croatian
- režisér, riaditeľSlovak
- direktor, režiserSlovene
- chef, regissörSwedish
- директор, режисерUkrainian
- quản đốcVietnamese
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