What does Director mean?

Definitions for Director
dɪˈrɛk tər, daɪ-Direc·tor

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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

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

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

How to pronounce Director?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Michael McCaul:

    The bill requires the nation's top security officials — the Secretary of Homeland Security, the Director of the FBI, and the Director of National Intelligence — to certify before admitting any Syrian or Iraqi refugee into the United States that the individual does not represent a security threat.

  2. Elizabeth Talbot:

    With the concept of consent that we work with, of course, if there's anything where at any point anyone's like,' Oh, you know, I don't want to do this,' they never will, and it's also my job to step in front of any director or producer and be like,' Hey, you know, like they're not comfortable with this.' I've been really lucky to work with great directors and producers so that's never happened.

  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. Robert Muellers:

    National Intelligence Daniel Coats responded that the Office of the Director of National Intelligence( ODNI) has nothing to do with investigations and it was not his role to make a public statement on the Russia investigation.

  5. Lars Dalseide:

    The proposed rule would do nothing to address violent crime, while further burdening law-abiding gun owners and the lawful firearm industry with overbroad regulations, the ATF Director would be given an incredible amount of power under the proposed rule. With President Biden's nomination of gun control lobbyist and gun ban proponent David Chipman to head the ATF, this rule could give agun control extremist the ability to destroy the American firearms industry.

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