direct

Definition

verb
to manage or organise something
ExamplesHe directs our South-East Asian operations. • She was directing the development unit until last year.
adjective
straight or without interference
adverb
with no third party involved
ExampleWe pay income tax direct to the government.

Use direct in a sentence

The girl was very direct with the guy and told him that she did not want to get to know him, or go on a date with him.

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The senior developer on campus helps direct his subordinates in the proper direction so that his branch can reach company goals.

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My boss came to our office from Singapore, where he was the man in charge of the office and where he agreed to direct our South East Asian operations.

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