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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. direct: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. direct: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. direct: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. direct: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. direct: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  6. direct: Wiktionary [home, info]
  7. direct: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  8. direct: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  9. direct: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  10. direct: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  11. direct: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  12. direct: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  13. direct: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  14. DIRECT, Direct (Tower of Power album), Direct (Vangelis album), Direct: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  15. Direct: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. direct: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  17. direct: Rhymezone [home, info]
  18. direct, direct, direct(e): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  19. direct: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  20. direct: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  21. direct: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  22. direct: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  23. direct: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  24. direct: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  25. direct: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  26. direct: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  27. Direct, direct: Wordnik [home, info]
  28. direct: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  29. direct, direct: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Direct (see also Easy, Simple): Epicurus.com Wine Glossary [home, info]
  2. direct: The Organon: A Conceptually Indexed Dictionary (by Genus and Differentia) [home, info]
  3. Direct: Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. direct: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. direct: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  3. DIRECT: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  4. direct: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  5. Direct: Financial dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. direct: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. direct: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. direct: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. DIRECT: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]
  2. DIRECT: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. DIRECT: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  4. direct: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. direct: Nine Planets Glossary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. direct: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. direct, direct: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Direct: Glossary of video terms [home, info]
  2. Direct: Dictionary for Avionics [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (direct)

verb:  be in charge of
verb:  command with authority ("He directed the children to do their homework")
verb:  give directions to; point somebody into a certain direction ("I directed them towards the town hall")
verb:  guide the actors in (plays and films)
verb:  put an address on (an envelope, for example)
verb:  cause to go somewhere ("He directed all his energies into his dissertation")
verb:  plan and direct (a complex undertaking)
verb:  specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
verb:  lead, as in the performance of a composition
verb:  take somebody somewhere
verb:  intend (something) to move towards a certain goal ("Criticism directed at her superior")
verb:  aim or direct at; as of blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment
verb:  direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
adjective:  as an immediate result or consequence ("A direct result of the accident")
adjective:  exact ("The direct opposite")
adjective:  effected directly by action of the voters rather than through elected representatives ("Many people favor direct election of the President rather than election by the Electoral College")
adjective:  direct in spatial dimensions; proceeding without deviation or interruption; straight and short ("A direct route")
adjective:  of a current flowing in one direction only; not alternating ("Direct current")
adjective:  extended senses; direct in means or manner or behavior or language or action ("A direct question")
adjective:  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)")
adjective:  moving from west to east on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in the same direction as the Earth
adjective:  immediate or direct in bearing or force; having nothing intervening ("In direct sunlight")
adjective:  in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker ("A direct quotation")
adjective:  in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child ("A direct descendant of the king")
adverb:  without deviation ("The path leads directly to the lake")

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