Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary
English - Vietnamese Dictionary
direct /di'rekt/
  • ngoại động từ
    • gửi, viết để gửi cho (ai), viết cho (ai); nói với (ai), nói để nhắn (ai)
      • to direct a letter to someone: gửi một bức thư cho ai
      • to direct one's remarks to someone: nói với ai lời nhận xét của mình
    • hướng nhắm (về phía...)
      • to direct one's attention to...: hướng sự chú ý về...
      • to direct one's efforts to...: hướng tất cả sự cố gắng vào...
      • to direct one's steps to a place: hướng bước đi về chốn nào
      • to direct one's eyes in some direction: hướng mắt nhìn về hướng nào
    • chỉ đường; hướng dẫn, chỉ đạo, chi phối
      • to direct someone to some place: chỉ đường cho ai đến chỗ nào
    • điều khiển, chỉ huy, cai quản
      • to direct a business: điều khiển một công việc kinh doanh
      • to direct the operations: (quân sự) chỉ huy những cuộc hành quân
    • ra lệnh, chỉ thị, bảo
      • to direct someone to do something: ra lệnh (bảo) ai làm gì
      • to direct that...: ra lệnh rằng..., bảo rằng...
  • nội động từ
    • ra lệnh
    • tính từ
      • thẳng, ngay, lập tức
        • a direct ray: tia chiếu thẳng
        • a direct road: con đường thẳng
      • thẳng, trực tiếp, đích thân
        • to be in direct communication with...: liên lạc trực tiếp với...
        • direct taxes: thuế trực thu
        • direct speech: nói cách trực tiếp
        • direct method: phương pháp trực tiếp
      • ngay thẳng, thẳng thắn; rõ ràng, không quanh co úp mở, minh bạch, rạch ròi
        • a direct argument: lý lẽ rạch ròi
      • hoàn toàn, tuyệt đối
        • to be in direct contradiction: hoàn toàn mâu thuẫn
        • in direct opposition: hoàn toàn đối lập
      • (thiên văn học) đi từ tây sang đông, thuận hành
      • (âm nhạc) không đảo
      • (ngôn ngữ học) trực tiếp
        • direct object: bổ ngữ trực tiếp
      • (vật lý) một chiều
        • direct current: dòng điện một chiều
    • phó từ
      • thẳng, ngay; lập tức
      • thẳng, trực tiếp
        • to communicate direct with...: liên lạc trực tiếp với...
    Concise Dictionary
    +command with authority
    +intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    +guide the actors in (plays and films)
    +be in charge of
    +take somebody somewhere
    +cause to go somewhere
    +aim or direct at; as of blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment
    +lead, as in the performance of a composition
    +give directions to; point somebody into a certain direction
    +specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
    +direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
    +put an address on (an envelope)
    +plan and direct (a complex undertaking)
    +direct in spatial dimensions; proceeding without deviation or interruption; straight and short
    +having no intervening persons, agents, conditions
    +extended senses; direct in means or manner or behavior or language or action
    +in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child
    +moving from west to east on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in the same direction as the Earth
    +similar in nature or effect or relation to another quantity
    +(of a current) flowing in one direction only
    +being an immediate result or consequence
    +in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker
    +lacking compromising or mitigating elements; exact
    +without deviation
    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 manage, handle, run, administer, govern, regulate, control, operate, superintend, supervise, command, head up, rule; Colloq call the shots:
    She directs the company with an iron hand.
    2 guide, lead, conduct, pilot, steer, show or point (the way), be at the helm; advise, counsel, instruct, mastermind; usher, escort:
    He has directed the company for 40 years, through good times and bad. Can you direct me to the post office?
    3 rule, command, order, require, bid, tell, instruct, charge, dictate, enjoin; appoint, ordain:
    He directed that the attack be launched at dawn.
    4 aim, focus, level, point, train; turn:
    That bullet was directed at my heart. Direct your attention to the front of the room.
    5 send, address, post, mail:
    Please direct the letter to my home.
    6 straight, unswerving, shortest, undeviating, through:
    We turned off the direct road to take in the view.
    7 uninterrupted, unreflected, unrefracted, without interference, unobstructed:
    She cannot remain in direct sunlight for very long.
    8 unbroken, lineal:
    He claims to be a direct descendant of Oliver Cromwell's.
    9 straightforward, unmitigated, outright, matter-of-fact, categorical, plain, clear, unambiguous, unmistakable, to the point, without or with no beating about the bush, unqualified, unequivocal, point-blank, explicit, express:
    I expect a direct answer to my direct question. Have you direct evidence of his guilt? That was a gross insult and a direct lie!
    10 straightforward, frank, candid, outspoken, plain-spoken, honest, blunt, open, uninhibited, unreserved, forthright, honest, sincere, unequivocal; undiplomatic, tactless:
    She is very direct in commenting about people she dislikes.

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