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Engelsk navneord: direction

1. direction (om sted) a line leading to a place or point


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe looked the other direction.
Didn't know the way home.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)way


Mindre specifikke termeritinerary, path, route


Mere specifikke termeraim, bearing, course, east-west direction, heading, north-south direction, qibla, tendency, trend, trend

2. direction the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe checked the direction and velocity of the wind.


Mindre specifikke termerposition, spatial relation


Mere specifikke termercompass north, compass point, east, frontage, leeward, magnetic north, north, north, northeast, northwest, opposition, orientation, point, seaward, south, southeast, southwest, west, windward


Kendetegnerincoming, outgoing

3. direction (om erkendelse) a general course along which something has a tendency to develop


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI couldn't follow the direction of his thoughts.
His ideals determined the direction of his career.
They proposed a new direction for the firm.


Mindre specifikke termerdisposition, inclination, tendency


Mere specifikke termertenor

4. direction (om kommunikation) something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)counsel, counseling, counselling, guidance


Mindre specifikke termercontent, message, subject matter, substance


Mere specifikke termercareer counseling, confidential information, cynosure, genetic counseling, guideline, hint, lead, marriage counseling, road map, steer, tip, wind

5. direction (om handling) the act of managing something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was given overall management of the program.
Is the direction of the economy a function of government?.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)management


Mindre specifikke termersocial control


Mere specifikke termeradministration, authorisation, authorization, canalisation, canalization, channelisation, channelization, conducting, database management, disenfranchisement, disposal, empowerment, finance, guidance, handling, homemaking, misconduct, misdirection, mismanagement, oversight, steering, superintendence, supervising, supervision, treatment

6. direction (om kommunikation) a message describing how something is to be done


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe gave directions faster than she could follow them.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)instruction


Mindre specifikke termercontent, message, subject matter, substance


Mere specifikke termeraddress, destination, formula, markup, misdirection, name and address, prescript, prescription, recipe, rubric, rule, rule, rule, stage direction, style, system command

7. direction (om handling) the act of setting and holding a course


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA new council was installed under the direction of the king.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)guidance, steering


Mindre specifikke termercontrol


Mere specifikke termeraim, celestial guidance, command guidance, driving, inertial guidance, inertial navigation, navigation, pilotage, piloting, terrestrial guidance

8. direction (om kommunikation) a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe judge's charge to the jury.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)charge, commission


Mindre specifikke termerbid, bidding, command, dictation


Mere specifikke termermisdirection

9. direction (om erkendelse) the concentration of attention or energy on something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe focus of activity shifted to molecular biology.
He had no direction in his life.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)centering, focal point, focus, focusing, focussing


Mindre specifikke termerabsorption, concentration, engrossment, immersion


Mere specifikke termerparticularism









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