What does director mean?

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

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

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).

    Etymology: influenced by directorius

  2. directornoun

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

    Etymology: influenced by directorius

  3. directornoun

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

    Etymology: influenced by directorius

Webster Dictionary

  1. Directornoun

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. directeur.]

  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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. directeur.]

  3. Directornoun

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. directeur.]

  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

    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. Mike Rogers:

    Texas Republican Rep. John Ratcliffe experience on the House Homeland Security Committee and as former Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, Innovation Subcommittee chairman will serve Texas Republican Rep. John Ratcliffe well in this new role, i thank Director Coats for hisleadership and years of public service. And, House Homeland Security Committee Oversight Committee Ranking Member Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said Texas Republican Rep. John Ratcliffe was a.

  2. Sarah Sanders:

    There's also another nugget of big news, as you guys may have been paying attention, the President, over the last several months, lost confidence in Director Comey. The DOJ lost confidence in Director Comey. ... And most importantly, the rank and file of The FBI had lost confidence in their director.

  3. Roger Federer:

    I am disappointed that I won't be playing in Montreal because it's a tournament and a city that I really enjoy and has incredible fans, my family and I have always received first-class treatment from tournament director, Eugene Lapierre, and his team and I hope to be back in the future.

  4. Diane Feinstein:

    He [Petraeus] made a bad mistake, he lost his job as the CIA director. And at some point enough is enough.

  5. Steve Bowen:

    Steve Bowen, director and meteorologist at Aons impact forecasting team, said in a news release. WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS OF 2019 : HERE ARE THE BIGGEST MOMENTS, FROM POLAR VORTEX TO HURRICANE DORIAN The area that was worst hit in the last decade was the Asia-Pacific region, which accounted for 44 percent of the total amount of economic losses, according to the report. In 2019 one of the greatest disasters was when Typhoon Hagibis struck Japan in October, causing 99 deaths and $ 15 billion in economic losses. ( National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Satellites - Public Affairs) In 2019, one of the greatest disasters was when Typhoon Hagibis struck Japan in October, causing 99 deaths and $ 15 billion in economic losses. In its report, Aon said intense weather events, bigger populations in the path of disasters and greater supply chain disruption in a globalized economy contributed to the sharp rise in overall economic damage. The runway at Offutt Air Force Base can be seen covered by floodwaters from the Missouri River during flooding in 2019. ( 55th Wing Commander/Facebook) The costliest individual disaster in 2019 was inland flooding, which created losses of $ 82 billion, while tropical cyclones caused economic losses globally around $ 68 billion. In the U.S., floodingspawned by the bomb cyclonein the Midwest caused economic losses of over $ 20 billion, the report noted. 10 DEADLIEST US TORNADOES ON RECORD According to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2019 was the second-hottest year in the agencys 140-year climate record, just behind 2016. The agency also noted that the worlds five warmest years have all occurred since 2015, with nine of the 10 warmest years occurring since 2005. Scientific research indicates that climate change will continue to affect all types of weather phenomena and subsequently impact increasingly urbanized areas.

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