What does directed mean?

Definitions for directed
dɪˈrɛk tɪd, daɪ-di·rect·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. directed(adj)

    (often used in combination) having a specified direction

    "a positively directed vector"; "goal-directed"

  2. directed(adj)

    manageable by a supervising agent

    "a directed program of study"

GCIDE

  1. directed(adj.)

    marked with a destination; -- of mail or parcels; as, I throw away all mail directed to `resident'. Opposite of unaddressed.

Wiktionary

  1. directed(Adjective)

    In a manner emphasizing one's point of view.

  2. directed(Adjective)

    Having the properties of a directed graph.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Directed

    of Direct

Editors Contribution

  1. directed

    Verb form of the word direct.

    They directed the children to the local park as they were of an age where they could visit it themselves together.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'directed' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2935

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'directed' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4616

How to pronounce directed?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of directed in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of directed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of directed in a Sentence

  1. Scarlett Johansson:

    It's pretty disappointing, especially because there were so many great films this year that happened to be directed by women.

  2. Victor Restis:

    We are disappointed that some secret relationship between UANI and the government allows UANI to hide from disclosing that association or to defend what has now been proven to be its false and defamatory allegations directed at Mr. Restis and his company, we are concerned that, in our court system, such a result could occur on the basis of sealed, one-sided filings and meetings in which we were not allowed to participate.

  3. John Clements:

    If prescribed by an eye care professional and used as directed, most of these lenses are relatively harmless, the most devastating damage occurs when someone gets these lenses over-the-counter for cosmetic use and abuses the lens. This behavior can lead to severe eye infections that may cause blindness.

  4. Duncan Brock:

    [ Companies ] voiced their deep anxieties over Brexit's continuing impacts as some supply chains were re-directed away from the United Kingdom resulting in a drop in total new orders for the first time since October.

  5. Barbara Res:

    He was always very quick to react, he never responded to anything, always reacted to it and got very, very angry, he had this notion that everything that happened that was bad was directed at him, like they were after him, people were after him.

Images & Illustrations of directed

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