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Direct

As a verb, to point to; guide; order; command; instruct. To advise; suggest; request. As an adjective, immediate; proximate; by the shortest course; without circuity; operating by an immediate connection or relation, instead of operating through an intermediary; the opposite of indirect. In the usual or regular course or order, as distinguished from that which diverts, interrupts, or opposes. The opposite of cross, contrary, collateral, or remote. Without any intervening medium, agency, or influence; unconditional.

direct

(Forthright), adjective aboveboard, blunt, clear, explicit, face to face, forthright, frank, genuine, guileless, honest, ingenuous, open, outspoken, plain, pointed, rectus, sincere, straightforward, summary, transparent, truthful, unaffected, unambiguous, unconstrained, undeceitful, undeceiving, undeceptive, undesigning, undisguising, unfeigning, unpretending, unreserved, unrestrained, veracious, veridical

direct

(Straight), adjective aimed, guided, linear, rectilineal, steered, straightaway, true, unbent, unbroken, undeflected, undeviating, undistorted, unturned, unwarped, without a bend, without circummocution, without divergence
Associated concepts: direct and proximate cause, direct attack, direct benefit, direct cause, direct contempt, direct control, direct damages, direct descendants, direct eviience, direct interest, direct knowledge, direct loss, direct result, direct route, direct tax, direct testimony, direct trust

direct

(Uninterrupted), adjective connected, continual, continuous, progressive, steady, straight, successive, unbroken, unending, unfaltering, unstopped

direct

(Order), verb adjure, bid, call upon, charge, command, decree, demand, dictate, enjoin, give a direccive, give an order, give directions, give instructions, give orders, govern, instruct, issue a command, issue a decree, issue an order, ordain, prescribe, rule, set a task, signal, tell
Associated concepts: directed verdict

direct

(Show), verb conduct, designate, guide, hooini viam monstrare, indicate, instruct, lead, navigate, point, point out, steer

direct

(Supervise), verb administer, administrare, assign, be master, boss, coach, command, control, dirigere, dominate, educate, engineer, exerrise authority, exercise supervision, govern, guide, head, lead, look after, manage, mastermind, oversee, preside, preside over, regere, regulate, rule, stage, steer, take command
See also: accurate, administer, advise, apparent, appoint, arrange, candid, cause, charge, clear, coherent, command, compact, compel, conduct, control, counsel, decree, demand, determine, dictate, discipline, dispatch, edify, educate, enforce, enjoin, explicit, express, govern, handle, hold, impose, inculcate, indicate, influence, initiate, instill, manage, mandamus, manipulate, militate, moderate, motivate, nurture, officiate, operate, order, overlook, oversee, pithy, possess, predominate, prescribe, preside, prevail, program, provide, recommend, regulate, require, rule, send, sententious, sincere, straightforward, subpoena, summary, superintend, unaffected, undistorted, wield

DIRECT. Straight forward; not collateral.
     2. The direct line of descents for example, is formed by a series of degrees between persons who descend one from another. Civ. Code of Lo. art. 886.

EVIDENCE, DIRECT. That which applies immediately to the fadum probandum, without any intervening process; as, if A testifies he saw B inflict a mortal wound on C, of which he, instantly died. 1 Greenl. Ev. Sec. 13.

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