Direction


Direction
I
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Direction->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ direction
direction
bearing
course
vector
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ set
set
drift
tenor
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ tendency
tendency
&c. 176
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ incidence
incidence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ bending
bending
trending
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ dip
dip
tack
aim
collimation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ steering steerage
steering steerage
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ point of the compass
point of the compass
cardinal points
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ North East
North East
South
West
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ 3
???>N.
by E
ENE
NE by N
NE
&c.???
rhumb
azimuth
line of collimation
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ line
line
path
road
range
quarter
line of march
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ alignment
alignment
allignment
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ air line
air line
beeline
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ straight shoot
straight shoot
PARAG:Direction->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ tend towards
tend towards
bend towards
point towards
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ conduct to
conduct to
go to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ point to
point to
point at
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ bend
bend
trend
verge
incline
dip
determine
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ steer for
steer for
steer towards
make for
make towards
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ aim at
aim at
level at
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ take aim
take aim
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ keep a course
keep a course
hold a course
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ be bound for
be bound for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ bend one's steps towards
bend one's steps towards
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ direct one's course
direct one's course
steer one's course
bend one's course
shape one's course
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ align one's march
align one's march
allign one's march
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ to straight
to straight
go straight to the point
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ march on
march on
march on a point
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ ascertain one's direction
ascertain one's direction
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ s'orienter
s'orienter
see which way the wind blows
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ box the compass
box the compass
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ take the air line
take the air line
PARAG:Direction->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ directed
directed
&c.->V.
directed towards
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ pointing towards
pointing towards
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ bound for
bound for
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ aligned
aligned
with alligned with
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ direct
direct
straight
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ undeviating
undeviating
unswerving
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ straightforward
straightforward
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ North
North
Northern
Northerly
&c.->N.
PARAG:Direction->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ towards
towards
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ on the road
on the road
on the high road to
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ en avant
en avant
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ versus
versus
to
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ hither
hither
thither
whither
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ directly
directly
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ straight as an arrow
straight as an arrow
forwards as an arrow
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ point blank
point blank
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in a bee line to
in a bee line to
in a direct line to
as the crow flies
in a straight line to
in a bee line for
in a direct line for
in a straight line for
in a bee line with
in a direct line with
in a straight line with
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in a line with
in a line with
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ full tilt at
full tilt at
as the crow flies
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ before the wind
before the wind
near the wind
close to the wind
against the wind
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ windwards
windwards
in the wind's eye
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ through
through
via
by way of
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ in all directions
in all directions
in all manner of ways
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ quaquaversum
quaquaversum
from the four winds
II
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Direction->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ direction
direction
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ management
management
managery
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ government
government
gubernation
conduct
legislation
regulation
guidance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ bossism
bossism
=>(U.S.)
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ legislature
legislature
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ steerage
steerage
pilotage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ reins
reins
reins of government
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ helm
helm
rudder
needle
compass
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ guiding star
guiding star
load star
lode star
pole star
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ cynosure
cynosure
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ supervision
supervision
superintendence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ surveillance
surveillance
oversight
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ eye of the master
eye of the master
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ control
control
charge
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ board of control
board of control
&c.(council) 696
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ command
command
&c.(authority) 737
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ premiership
premiership
senatorship
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ director
director
&c. 694
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ chair
chair
portfolio
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ statesmanship
statesmanship
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ statecraft
statecraft
kingcraft
queencraft
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ ministry
ministry
ministration
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ administration
administration
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ stewardship
stewardship
proctorship
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ agency
agency
PARAG:Direction->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ direct
direct
manage
govern
conduct
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ order
order
prescribe
cut out work for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ bead
bead
lead
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ lead the way
lead the way
show the way
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ take the lead
take the lead
lead on
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ regulate
regulate
guide
steer
pilot
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ tackle take the helm
tackle take the helm
be at the helm
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ have the reins
have the reins
handle the reins
hold the reins
take the reins
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ drive
drive
tool
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ superintend
superintend
supervise
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ overlook
overlook
control
keep in order
look after
see to
legislate for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ administer
administer
ministrate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ matronize
matronize
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ have the care of
have the care of
have the charge of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ have charge of
have charge of
take the direction
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ pull the strings
pull the strings
pull the wires
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ rule
rule
&c.(command) 737
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ have the direction
have the direction
hold office
hold the portfolio
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ preside
preside
preside at the board
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ take the chair
take the chair
occupy the chair
be in the chair
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ pull the stroke oar
pull the stroke oar
PARAG:Direction->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ directing
directing
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ hegemonic
hegemonic
PARAG:Direction->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ at the helm
at the helm
at the head of

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