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Definition of Direction

Direction

  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.
  2. That which is imposed by directing; a guiding or authoritative instruction; prescription; order; command; as, he grave directions to the servants.
  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. 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.

Direction Quotations

I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. - Jimmy Dean
I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
Jimmy Dean

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who'll decide where to go.
Dr. Seuss

If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading. - Lao Tzu
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
Lao Tzu

The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind. But the goodness of a person spreads in all directions.
Chanakya

The keys to patience are acceptance and faith. Accept things as they are, and look realistically at the world around you. Have faith in yourself and in the direction you have chosen.
Ralph Marston
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Direction Translations

direction in Afrikaans is rigting
direction in Danish is retning
direction in Dutch is richtlijn, koers, leiding, richting
direction in French is direction, conduite
direction in German is Richtung
direction in Italian is direzione, guida
direction in Latin is discessio, gubernatio-ionis
direction in Norwegian is retning, ledelse
direction in Spanish is direccion, supremacia
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