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).

  2. directornoun

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

  3. directornoun

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

  4. Etymology: influenced by directorius

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Directornoun

    Etymology: director, Latin

    Himself stood director over them, with nodding or stamping, shewing he did like or mislike those things he did not understand. Philip Sidney, b i.

    In all affairs thou sole director. Jonathan Swift, Miscel.

    What made directors cheat in south sea year? Alexander Pope, Ep.

    Common forms were not design’d
    Directors to a noble mind. Jonathan Swift, Miscel.

    They are glad to use such as counsellors and directors in all their dealings which are of weight, as contracts, testaments. Richard Hooker, Pref.

    I am her director and her guide in spiritual affairs. John Dryden, Sp. Fr.

    The manner of opening with a knife, is by sliding it on a director, the groove of which prevents its being misguided. Samuel Sharp, Surgery.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Directornoun

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

  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

  3. Directornoun

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

  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

  5. 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. Richard Grossman:

    With the increase in shareholder activism, one effect of this kind of director engagement is the ability to get a feel for nascent shareholder unhappiness, are they unhappy with the direction of the company...or with capital allocation? It’s a way for board members to get direct and unfiltered views from shareholders.

  2. House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff:

    A Director of National Intelligence has never prevented a properly submitted whistleblower complaint that the IC IG determined to be credible and urgent from being provided to the congressional intelligence committees. Never. This raises serious concerns about whether White House, Department of Justice or other executive branch officials are trying to prevent a legitimate whistleblower complaint from reaching its intended recipient, the Congress, in order to cover up serious misconduct.

  3. Adam Schiff:

    Christopher Wray became FBI director at a moment of tremendous turmoil for the bureau and the country, and he has served with great professionalism and integrity. I am glad to see that President Biden intends to keep Director Wray in his position.

  4. Claudio Reyna:

    We are a family of clubs at City Football Group and we all have direct links back to Manchester, it is great to be able to have more insight, tap into the network that Man City has. From our coaches being able to go over and learn from their coaches in their academy, or have their academy director coaches come over here and support us to exchange out ideas.

  5. Michelle Fiscus:

    A recipient of that memo was upset that, according to Tennessee Supreme Court case law, minors ages 14-17 years are able to receive medical care in Tennessee without parental consent and posted the memo to social media, within days, legislators were contacting TDH( Tennessee Department of Health) asking questions about the memo with some interpreting it as an attempt to undermine parental authority. Let me be clear : this was an informational memo containing language approved by the TDH Office of General Counsel which was sent to medical providers by the medical director of the state's immunization program regarding the guardrails set 34 years ago by Tennessee Supreme Court around providing care to minors.

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