What does DIRECTED mean?

Definitions for DIRECTED
dɪˈrɛk tɪd, daɪ-DIRECTED

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. directed(adj)

    (often used in combination) having a specified direction

    "a positively directed vector"; "goal-directed"

  2. directed(adj)

    manageable by a supervising agent

    "a directed program of study"


  1. directed(adj.)

    marked with a destination; -- of mail or parcels; as, I throw away all mail directed to `resident'. Opposite of unaddressed.


  1. directed(Adjective)

    In a manner emphasizing one's point of view.

  2. directed(Adjective)

    Having the properties of a directed graph.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Directed

    of Direct

Editors Contribution

  1. directed

    Verb form of the word direct.

    They directed the children to the local park as they were of an age where they could visit it themselves together.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'DIRECTED' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2935

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'DIRECTED' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4616

How to pronounce DIRECTED?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say DIRECTED in sign language?

  1. directed


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of DIRECTED in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of DIRECTED in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of DIRECTED in a Sentence

  1. Igori Tronin:

    I don't believe in the sincerity of the EU even when they offer credits and guarantees. There is confrontation now between Russia and the West which is directed by the United States. But my family will vote for Moldova's 'eastern' development.

  2. Federal Trade Commission:

    This obligation exceeds what any third party in the marketplace currently is required to do, it represents the first and only mandated requirement on a platform or third party to seek actual knowledge of whether content is child-directed.

  3. Christopher Cerf:

    Without intending to criticize any of my three predecessors, when I learned of the 2015 test results, I decided to address the situation differently, within an hour, I had notified state and city officials and directed staff to connect with the State Department of Environmental Protection.

  4. Peter McWilliams:

    Resentment is anger directed at others--at what they did or did not do.

  5. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon:

    I am asking MPs particularly to reflect on the fact that the streets of Britain at the moment are being kept safe by American, Australian and French aircraft striking at the heart of ISIL in north-east Syria from where ISIL is organized and directed, iSIL is a very direct threat to us in Britain ... and it's not right morally to rely on French or Australian or American aircraft to keep our streets safe.

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