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Direction

Di`rec´tion
n.1.The act of directing, of aiming, regulating, guiding, or ordering; guidance; management; superintendence; administration; as, the direction o public affairs or of a bank.
I do commit his youth
To your direction.
- Shak.
2.That which is imposed by directing; a guiding or authoritative instruction; prescription; order; command; as, he grave directions to the servants.
The princes digged the well . . . by the direction of the law giver.
- Numb. xxi. 18.
3.The name and residence of a person to whom any thing is sent, written upon the thing sent; superscription; address; as, the direction of a letter.
4.The line or course upon which anything is moving or aimed to move, or in which anything is lying or pointing; aim; line or point of tendency; direct line or course; as, the ship sailed in a southeasterly direction.
5.The body of managers of a corporation or enterprise; board of directors.
6.(Gun.) The pointing of a piece with reference to an imaginary vertical axis; - distinguished from elevation. The direction is given when the plane of sight passes through the object.
Noun1.direction - a line leading to a place or point; "he looked the other direction"; "didn't know the way home"
Synonyms: way
2.direction - the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves; "he checked the direction and velocity of the wind"
3.direction - a general course along which something has a tendency to develop; "I couldn't follow the direction of his thoughts"; "his ideals determined the direction of his career"; "they proposed a new direction for the firm"
4.direction - something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
5.Directiondirection - the act of managing something; "he was given overall management of the program"; "is the direction of the economy a function of government?"
Synonyms: management
6.direction - a message describing how something is to be done; "he gave directions faster than she could follow them"
Synonyms: instruction
7.direction - the act of setting and holding a course; "a new council was installed under the direction of the king"
Synonyms: steering, guidance
8.direction - a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something; "the judge's charge to the jury"
Synonyms: commission, charge
9.direction - the concentration of attention or energy on something; "the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology"; "he had no direction in his life"

DIRECTION. The order and government of an institution; the persons who compose the board of directors are jointly called the direction. Direction, in another sense, is nearly synonymous with instruction. (q.v.)

DIRECTION, practice. That part of a bill in chancery which contains the address of the bill to the court; this must of course, contain the appropriate and technical description of the court.

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