What does directed mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. directedadjective

    (often used in combination) having a specified direction

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

  2. directedadjective

    manageable by a supervising agent

    "a directed program of study"

GCIDE

  1. directedadjective

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

Wiktionary

  1. directedadjective

    In a manner emphasizing one's point of view.

  2. directedadjective

    Having the properties of a directed graph.

ChatGPT

  1. directed

    Directed generally refers to the action of leading, guiding, or managing a specific activity, operation, or entity. It suggests the existence of a control or instructions towards a particular aim, goal, or purpose. The term is used in different contexts such as films (directed by), network (directed graph), light (directed beam), and many others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Directed

    of Direct

Editors Contribution

  1. directedverb

    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

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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. John Roberts:

    This was a singular and egregious breach of that trust that is an affront to the Court and the community of public servants who work here. I have directed the Marshal of the Court to launch an investigation into the source of the leak.

  2. Claude M. Bristol:

    The person with a fixed goal, a clear picture of his desire, or an ideal always before him, causes it, through repetition, to be buried deeply in his subconscious mind and is thus enabled, thanks to its generative and sustaining power, to realize his goal in a minimum of time and with a minimum of physical effort. Just pursue the thought unceasingly. Step by step you will achieve realization, for all your faculties and powers become directed to that end.

  3. Charge David Bowdich:

    No indications of a foreign-directed terror attack, this seems to be an inspired attack.

  4. The Security Council:

    The members of the Security Council expressed their deep concern at the continued high level of violence in Syria and condemned all violence directed against civilians and civilian infrastructure, including medical facilities, they expressed outrage at all attacks against civilians, as well as indiscriminate attacks, including those involving shelling and aerial bombardment, such as the use of barrel bombs, which have reportedly been extensively used in recent days in Aleppo.

  5. Van Rooyen:

    I take this job at a very challenging time. I will endeavour to ensure every policy is directed at creating favourable investment conditions that will lead to the development of South Africa for all South Africans.

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    the sport of traveling on a bicycle or motorcycle
    • A. staff
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