What does director mean?

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

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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
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Yvonne De Carlo:

    I ’d wanted a TV series, but this ? I was n’t sure. I had a hard time getting into the rhythm of it. Then director Joe Pevney suggested I play Lily Munster as a sort of mixed-up Donna Reed character and not overdo anything. When I saw the first pilot in a screening room I cringed at my makeup. But I never estimated it would become this cult thing. It took two hours of makeup to make me seem like that. It ran for two huge seasons, then CBS quarreled with the creators about reruns as we got canceled. A movie in color in 1966 [ ‘ Munster, Go Home ! ’ ] showed off everything in reds and greens on my face. Boy, was I ugly.

  2. Tessa Thompson:

    ( Getty) The third film of 2021, after Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, which director Scott Derrickson said will be Marvels first horror movie, is perhaps the most anticipated, however : Thor 4. Portman, who played Jane in the first two Thor films, will be remerging as the female Thor. She ran out on stage to thunderous applause and accepted the hammer from a kneeling Taika Waititi. Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson, who alluded to Tessa Thompson character, Valkyrie, identifying as LGBTQ, will also be returning for the Waititi-directed Thor : Love and Thunder, which is set for release on Nov. 2, 2021. As new king [ of Asgard ], Tessa Thompson needs to find Tessa Thompson queen, that will be the first order of business !

  3. Sarah Huckabee Sanders:

    Director Comey made a pretty startling revelation that he had essentially taken a stick of dynamite and thrown it into the Department of Justice by going around the chain of command, that is simply not allowed.

  4. Rod Rosenstein:

    I don't want to make any commitment about what I would do at the conclusion of investigation without knowing the details of the investigation. Talking with the director of the FBI, I can assure you, that if it's appropriate to release it to the American public, I would.

  5. Susan Gordon:

    Acting Director Haspel is so solid, so true, and so not breathless that Acting Director Haspel will be an amazing leader of Trumps CIA.

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