What does Director mean?

Definitions for Director
dɪˈrɛk tər, daɪ-Direc·tor

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. director, manager, managing director(noun)

    someone who controls resources and expenditures

  2. director(noun)

    member of a board of directors

  3. director, theater director, theatre director(noun)

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

  4. film director, director(noun)

    the person who directs the making of a film

  5. conductor, music director, director(noun)

    the person who leads a musical group

Wiktionary

  1. director(Noun)

    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. director(Noun)

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

    Etymology: influenced by directorius

  3. director(Noun)

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

    Etymology: influenced by directorius

Webster Dictionary

  1. Director(noun)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. directeur.]

  2. Director(noun)

    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. Director(noun)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. directeur.]

  4. Director(noun)

    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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Director in sign language?

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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. Stephen Powis:

    I've asked the national clinical director for children and young people to look into this as a matter of urgency. ... We're not sure at the moment.

  2. Miles Rodriguez:

    We were mad; we didn’t like that, we asked our sports director to talk to the people and tell them not to make fun of her.

  3. Alex Trebek:

    I've kind of, in my mind, rehearsed it already, and what I would do on that day is tell the director,' Time the show down to leave me 30 seconds at the end. That's all I want,'.

  4. Michael Zinberg:

    The background of stand-up is when I sit down on Monday for a reading and there’s a great line, I want to do it that night, i do n’t want to wait until Friday. I was afraid we ’d over-rehearse it and it would lose that immediacy … We ’d read the script and I ’d say to Writer Michael Zinberg, ‘ I know where I can put that and that, ’ so I really have to learn are these three pages. Actors are famous for that. Brando did it. We tried an ear piece, but it was read by an assistant director, and he was totally emotionless. There was no spark in his voice so it did n’t work.

  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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