What does Director mean?

Definitions for Director
dɪˈrɛk tər, daɪ-Di·rec·tor

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Director.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. director, manager, managing directornoun

    someone who controls resources and expenditures

  2. directornoun

    member of a board of directors

  3. director, theater director, theatre directornoun

    someone who supervises the actors and directs the action in the production of a show

  4. film director, directornoun

    the person who directs the making of a film

  5. conductor, music director, directornoun

    the person who leads a musical group

Wiktionary

  1. directornoun

    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).

    Etymology: influenced by directorius

  2. directornoun

    A device that displays graphical information concerning the targets of a weapons system in real time.

    Etymology: influenced by directorius

  3. directornoun

    The common axis of symmetry of the molecules of a liquid crystal.

    Etymology: influenced by directorius

Webster Dictionary

  1. Directornoun

    one who, or that which, directs; one who regulates, guides, or orders; a manager or superintendent

    Etymology: [Cf. F. directeur.]

  2. Directornoun

    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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. directeur.]

  3. Directornoun

    a part of a machine or instrument which directs its motion or action

    Etymology: [Cf. F. directeur.]

  4. Directornoun

    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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. directeur.]

Freebase

  1. Director

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. director

    A person with the accurate and specific intuitive ability, experience, knowledge, skills, training, IT skills, understanding and vision to lead, direct and manage various or specific facets of a business, enterprise, company, organization, unity assembly, unity council, unity legislature, unity senate, house of representatives, unity government, local unity government, regional unity government, national unity government, european unity government or international unity government.

    The directors meet monthly to review their budget, goals, objectives, plans, processes, procedures, strategy and systems.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 12, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Director' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #792

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Director' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1615

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Director' in Nouns Frequency: #231

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Director in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Director in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Director in a Sentence

  1. New York:

    Who did Senate Republicans call when they couldn't get FBI Director Chris Wray on the phone last week, as they were trying to allay Jeff Flake's fears about the investigation ? Rod Rosenstein.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    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.”

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    I salute President Obama, President Obama national security team, Director Panetta, Congressional Democrats men and women in the intelligence community and military, and other nations who supported this effort for their leadership in achieving this major accomplishment.

  4. Mike Pence:

    President Trump made the right decision at the right time to accept the recommendation of the deputy attorney general and the attorney general, to ask for the termination, to support the termination of the director of the FBI.

  5. James Comey:

    I pray no FBI director ever has to deal with this again, because it was just a series of no-win decisions, … And my hope is, I even hope Hillary Clinton at least reads those parts of the book, because I think she will walk away saying, ‘you know what, I still think that guy’s an idiot, but…he’s kind of an honest idiot, and he’s trying to do the right thing here.

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