direction
noun.
a line leading to a place or point
he looked the other direction|didn't know the way home
Synonym: way
noun.
the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves
he checked the direction and velocity of the wind
noun.
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
noun.
something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
noun.
the act of managing something
he was given overall management of the program|is the direction of the economy a function of government?
Synonym: management
noun.
a message describing how something is to be done
he gave directions faster than she could follow them
Synonym: instruction
noun.
the act of setting and holding a course
a new council was installed under the direction of the king
Synonym: guidance, steering
noun.
a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something
the judge's charge to the jury
Synonym: charge, commission
noun.
the concentration of attention or energy on something
the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology|he had no direction in his life