Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk tillægsord: direct

1. direct direct in spatial dimensions; proceeding without deviation or interruption; straight and short


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA direct route.
A direct flight.
A direct hit.


Termer med lignende betydningdoor-to-door, nonstop, point-blank, straightforward, through, undeviating, unswerving


Se ogsåstraight


Kendetegnerdirectness, straightness


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)indirect

2. direct having no intervening persons, agents, conditions


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIn direct sunlight.
In direct contact with the voters.
Direct exposure to the disease.
A direct link.
The direct cause of the accident.
Direct vote.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)unmediated


Termer med lignende betydningimmediate


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)mediate

3. direct straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA direct question.
A direct response.
A direct approach.


Termer med lignende betydningbluff, blunt, brutal, candid, flat-footed, forthright, frank, free-spoken, man-to-man, no-nonsense, outspoken, plain, plainspoken, point-blank, pointed, square, straight, straight-from-the-shoulder, straightforward, unvarnished, upfront


Se ogsåhonest, honorable


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)indirect

4. direct in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLineal ancestors.
Lineal heirs.
A direct descendant of the king.
Direct heredity.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)lineal


Termer med lignende betydningmatrilineal, matrilinear, patrilineal, patrilinear, unilateral


Se ogsårelated


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)collateral, indirect

5. direct moving from west to east on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in the same direction as the Earth


Overordnet emneområdeastronomy, uranology


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)retrograde

6. direct similar in nature or effect or relation to another quantity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA term is in direct proportion to another term if it increases (or decreases) as the other increases (or decreases).


Overordnet emneområdemath, mathematics, maths


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)inverse

7. direct (of a current) flowing in one direction only


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDirect current.


Overordnet emneområdeelectricity


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)alternating

8. direct being an immediate result or consequence


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA direct result of the accident.


Termer med lignende betydningprimary


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)secondary

9. direct in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA direct quotation.
Repeated their dialog verbatim.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)verbatim


Termer med lignende betydningexact


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)inexact

10. direct lacking compromising or mitigating elements; exact


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe direct opposite.


Termer med lignende betydningabsolute


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)relative, comparative


Engelsk biord: direct

1. direct without deviation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe path leads directly to the lake.
Went direct to the office.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)directly, straight


Engelsk udsagnsord: direct

1. direct (om kommunikation) command with authority


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe directed the children to do their homework.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey direct him to write the letter


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE


Mindre specifikke termerenjoin, order, say, tell


Mere specifikke termerstet

2. direct (om konkurrence) intend (something) to move towards a certain goal


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe aimed his fists towards his opponent's face.
Criticism directed at her superior.
Direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)aim, place, point, target


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termeraim, direct, take, take aim, train


Mere specifikke termeraddress, home in, range in, zero in

3. direct (om tilvejebringelse) guide the actors in (plays and films)


Eksempler på anvendelseSam and Sue direct the movie


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercreate, make


Mere specifikke termerstage direct


Overordnet emneområdeperforming arts

4. direct (om adfærd) be in charge of


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termercare, deal, handle, manage


Mere specifikke termeradminister, give, guide, have, head, hold, lead, make, operate, run, steer, throw


Medføreract, move

5. direct (om bevægelse) take somebody somewhere


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe lead him to our chief.
Can you take me to the main entrance?.
He conducted us to the palace.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)conduct, guide, lead, take


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mere specifikke termerbeacon, hand, lead astray, misdirect, misguide, mislead, show, usher

6. direct (om bevægelse) cause to go somewhere


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe explosion sent the car flying in the air.
She sent her children to camp.
He directed all his energies into his dissertation.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)send


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termerdisplace, move


Mere specifikke termerairt, blow, cast, contrive, divert, project, redirect, refer, route, throw, turn, turn

7. direct (om konkurrence) point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPlease don't aim at your little brother!.
He trained his gun on the burglar.
Don't train your camera on the women.
Take a swipe at one's opponent.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)aim, take, take aim, train


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerposition


Mere specifikke termeraim, charge, direct, draw a bead on, hold, level, level, place, point, point, sight, swing, target, turn

8. direct (om tilvejebringelse) lead, as in the performance of a composition


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningConduct an orchestra; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)conduct, lead


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdo, execute, perform


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningconduct


Overordnet emneområdemusic

9. direct (om kommunikation) give directions to; point somebody into a certain direction


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI directed them towards the town hall.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP


Mindre specifikke termerapprise, apprize, instruct


Mere specifikke termerpoint the way, talk down

10. direct (om erkendelse) specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)aim, calculate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdesignate, destine, intend, specify

11. direct (om bevægelse) direct the course; determine the direction of travelling


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)channelise, channelize, guide, head, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, steer


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termercommand, control


Mere specifikke termercanalise, canalize, channel, conn, corner, crab, dock, helm, navigate, navigate, park, pilot, pull over, sheer, stand out, starboard, tree

12. direct (om kommunikation) put an address on (an envelope)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)address


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termerlabel


Mere specifikke termerinstrument, misaddress, misdirect, re-address

13. direct (om erkendelse) plan and direct (a complex undertaking)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe masterminded the robbery.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)engineer, mastermind, orchestrate, organise, organize


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerplan


Mere specifikke termerchoreograph









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