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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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