What does Director mean?

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

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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. The SEC:

    This is an important step toward finalizing rules that will facilitate clarity and efficiency for shareholders voting in director elections.

  2. Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe:

    I hold Director Comey in the absolute highest regard. I have the highest respect for his considerable abilities and his integrity.

  3. White House:

    Last year, The President kept The President promise to end the TPP deal negotiated by the Obama administration because it was unfair to American workers and farmers. The President has consistently said The President would be open to a substantially better deal, including in The President speech in Davos earlier this year. To that end, The President has asked Amb. Lighthizer and Director Kudlow to take another look at whether or not a better deal could be negotiated.

  4. John Vignocchi:

    ' Disney Infinity 3.0' is the only video game that will be featuring characters and content from' Episode VII -- The Force Awakens,' and Disney Infinity 3.0 has become a huge responsibility, because J.J. Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy, the director and producer on the film, have made, what I believe will be, one of the best' The Force Awakens' films ever made.

  5. Winifred Hamilton:

    The industrial farming and hog farms use a lot of antibiotics. It's how Deputy Communications Director Bridget Munger get growth hormones and get lots of animals fat quickly.

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