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direct /dəˈrekt, dɪˈrekt, ˌdaɪˈrekt◂/ adjective

مستقیم (شمشیربازی) ، راسته ، دستور دادن دستورالعمل دادن ، راست راهنمایی کردن
(vt.& vi.) دستور دادن ، امر کردن (به) ، اداره کردن ، هدایت کردن ، نظارت کردن (بر)
(adj.& n.) مستقیم ، معطوف داشتن ، متوجه ساختن ، قراول رفتن ، معماری: مستقیم ، روانشناسی: رهبری کردن ، ورزش: مستقیم ، علوم نظامی: رهبری کردن
مهندسی صنایع: مستقیم ، راست
هدایت کردن ، کارگردانی کردن کامپیوتر: مستقیم کامپیوتر: مستقیم

[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

- straight, nonstop, not crooked, shortest, through, unbroken, uninterrupted
- immediate, face-to-face, first-hand, head-on, personal
- honest, candid, frank, open, plain-spoken, straight, straightforward, upfront (informal)
- explicit, absolute, blunt, categorical, downright, express, plain, point-blank, unambiguous, unequivocal
- control, conduct, guide, handle, lead, manage, oversee, run, supervise
- order, bid, charge, command, demand, dictate, instruct
- guide, indicate, lead, point in the direction of, point the way, show
- address, label, mail, route, send
- aim, focus, level, point, train
Antonyms: misdirect, indirect, devious
Contrasted words: deflect, divert, deviate, digress, diverge, swerve, circuitous, roundabout
Related Words: beam, divert, fasten, focus, fix, set, settle, assign, define, prescribe, linear, continuous, unbroken, undeviating, unswerving, contiguous, next, proximate
English Thesaurus: honest, reputable, above board, upright, straight, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. direct1 S2 W1 /dəˈrekt, dɪˈrekt, ˌdaɪˈrekt◂/ adjective
[Word Family: noun: direction, directness, director; verb: direct, redirect; adverb: directlyindirectly; adjective: directindirect]
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Latin; Origin: directus, past participle of dirigere 'to set straight, guide']

1. WITHOUT INVOLVING OTHERS done without any other people, actions, processes etc coming between Antonym : indirect:
Experienced users have direct access to the main data files.
I’m not in direct contact with them.
Few policy-makers have had direct experience of business.
direct effect/impact/influence etc
Educational level has a sizeable direct effect on income.
direct link/connection/relationship etc
There is a direct link between poverty and ill-health.
direct result/consequence
The decision to close the hospital is a direct result of Government health policy.

2. FROM ONE PLACE TO ANOTHER going straight from one place to another without stopping or changing direction Antonym : indirect:
Which is the most direct route to London?
a direct flight to New York

3. EXACT [only before noun] exact or total:
Weight increases in direct proportion to mass.
For Lawrence, in direct contrast to Adam, everything seemed to come so easily.
a direct quote (=exact words) from the book

4. BEHAVIOUR/ATTITUDE saying exactly what you mean in an honest clear way Antonym : indirect:
Women often feel men are too direct and not sympathetic enough.
Now, let me ask you a direct question, and I expect a direct answer.

5. direct descendant someone who is related to someone else through their parents and grandparents, not through their aunts, uncles etc
direct descendant of
She claimed to be a direct descendant of Wordsworth.

6. direct hit an occasion on which something such as a bomb hits a place exactly, causing a lot of damage:
During the war, the cathedral suffered many direct hits.
One of the bombers scored a direct hit.

7. direct heat/sunlight strong heat or light that someone or something is not protected from Antonym : indirect:
Never change the film in direct sunlight.
directly, directness

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. direct2 S3 W2 verb
[Word Family: noun: direction, directness, director; verb: direct, redirect; adverb: directlyindirectly; adjective: directindirect]

1. AIM [transitive always + adverb/preposition] to aim something in a particular direction or at a particular person, group etc
direct something at/towards etc something
The machine directs an X-ray beam at the patient’s body.
The new route directs lorries away from the town centre.
I’d like to direct your attention to paragraph four.
I want to direct my efforts more towards my own projects.

2. BE IN CHARGE [transitive] to be in charge of something or control it:
Mr Turner was directing the investigation from a very early stage.
The choir was directed by Sir David Willcocks.

3. FILM/PLAY [intransitive and transitive] to give the actors in a play, film, or television programme instructions about what they should do:
The play was directed by Frank Hauser.

4. WAY/ROUTE [transitive] formal to tell someone how to get to a place
direct somebody to something
Could you direct me to Trafalgar Square, please?

5. TELL SOMEBODY TO DO SOMETHING [transitive] formal to tell someone what they should do Synonym : order
direct somebody to do something
The judge directed the jury to find Mr Baggs not guilty.
direct that
He directed that his body should be buried in Upton.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

III. direct3 adverb

1. without stopping or changing direction Synonym : directly:
Can we fly direct to Chicago, or do we stop in Salt Lake City first?

2. without dealing with anyone else first Synonym : directly:
Esther decided to contact the manager direct.
It is usually cheaper to buy the goods direct from the wholesaler.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADV. extremely, very He asked me some very direct questions.
fairly, quite, rather Her manner can be rather direct.
disconcertingly his disconcertingly direct gaze

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

ADV. mainly, primarily, principally Tax cuts have been directed primarily at the better-off.
clearly | straight He directed the torch straight in her face.
PREP. against anger directed specifically against ethnic minorities
at criticism clearly directed at the Labour Party
away from directing attention away from the real issues
onto The machine directs light onto a special film.
to I directed my question to the chairman.
towards We are directing our efforts towards helping young people.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


direct access
Very few people have direct access to the President.
direct contact
The disease is only spread by direct contact between people.
a direct link/connection
The campaign makes a direct link between global warming and the consumption of energy in the home.
a direct relationship
We think having a direct relationship with customers is very important.
a direct effect/impact
Our organization’s work has a direct impact upon children’s lives in this country.
a direct result/consequence
Many illnesses here are a direct consequence of bad diet.
direct experience
People learn best through direct experience.
direct evidence
There is no direct evidence that this causes any harm.
direct control
The state has direct control over certain industries.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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