• command with authority;
    • "He directed the children to do their homework"
  • intend (something) to move towards a certain goal;
    • "criticism directed at her superior"
    • "direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself"
  • guide the actors in (plays and films)
  • be in charge of
  • take somebody somewhere;
  • cause to go somewhere;
    • "He directed all his energies into his dissertation"
  • point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards;
  • lead, as in the performance of a composition;
  • give directions to; point somebody into a certain direction;
    • "I directed them towards the town hall"
  • 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;
    • "a direct route"
    • "a direct flight"
    • "a direct hit"
  • having no intervening persons, agents, conditions;
    • "in direct sunlight"
    • "in direct contact with the voters"
    • "direct exposure to the disease"
    • "a direct link"
    • "the direct cause of the accident"
    • "direct vote"
  • straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action;
    • "a direct question"
    • "a direct response"
    • "a direct approach"
  • in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child;
    • "a direct descendant of the king"
    • "direct heredity"
  • 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;
    • "a term is in direct proportion to another term if it increases (or decreases) as the other increases (or decreases)"
  • (of a current) flowing in one direction only;
    • "direct current"
  • being an immediate result or consequence;
    • "a direct result of the accident"
  • in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker;
    • "a direct quotation"
  • lacking compromising or mitigating elements; exact;
    • "the direct opposite"
  • without deviation;
    • "the path leads directly to the lake"
    • "went direct to the office"
  • DIRECT adj -RECTER -RECTEST straightforward DIRECTLY adv
  • DIRECT v -ED, -ING, -S to control or conduct the affairs of

Scrabble Score: 9

direct is a valid Scrabble (US) TWL word

direct is a valid Scrabble Word in Merriam-Webster MW Dictionary

direct is a valid Scrabble Word in International Collins CSW Dictionary

Words With Friends Score: 10

direct is a valid Words With Friends word