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direction

(Course), noun aim, approach, bearing, bent, blueprint, course of action, cursus, design, draft, drift, heading, inclination, line, map, master plan, method, plan, policy, procedure, program, range, regio, route, scheme, strategy, tactics, tendency, trend, via, way

direction

(Guidance), noun administration, advice, advocacy, auspices, care, charge, coaching, conduct, consilium, counsel, design, directorship, enlightenment, exhortation, governorship, headship, information, injunction, instruction, leadership, management, managership, ministration, officiation, oversight, pilotage, preparation, protection, regulation, steerage, superintendence, surveillance, teaching, training, tuition, tutelage, tutoring
Associated concepts: directions of donor, under the direction of

direction

(Order), noun adjudication, canon, charge, citation, command, commandment, decree, demand, directive, edico, edict, enactment, fiat, imperative, injunction, instructions, iubeo, judgment, mandate, ordinance, precept, prescript, prescription, proscription, regulation, rescript, rubric, rule, subpoena, summons, warrant, writ
Associated concepts: direction of verdict, express direction, specific direction of court
See also: administration, advice, agency, canon, caveat, channel, charge, command, conatus, control, course, custody, decree, design, dictate, directive, disposition, edification, education, fiat, forethought, generalship, government, guidance, guide, inclination, intent, intention, management, mandate, monition, occupation, order, ordinance, penchant, possession, precept, prescription, process, purpose, regulation, requirement, requisition, rule, side, standpoint, summons, supervision, supremacy, tendency, tenor, transaction, transmittal, way, writ

DIRECTION. The order and government of an institution; the persons who compose the board of directors are jointly called the direction. Direction, in another sense, is nearly synonymous with instruction. (q.v.)

DIRECTION, practice. That part of a bill in chancery which contains the address of the bill to the court; this must of course, contain the appropriate and technical description of the court.

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Tarzan questioned the fellow closely, and by comparing his statements with those of the young warrior he had first talked with he learned that Rokoff and his safari were in terror-stricken retreat in the direction of the far East Coast.
So it happened that as Tarzan and Tambudza sneaked warily from the village and melted into the Stygian darkness of the jungle two lithe runners took their way in the same direction, though by another trail.
Three times the Arabs started across the clearing in the direction from which they thought the arrows came, but each time another arrow would come from behind to take its toll from among their number.
Presently a Manyuema forged ahead of his companions; there was none to see from what direction death came, and so it came quickly, and a moment later those behind stumbled over the dead body of their comrade--the inevitable arrow piercing the still heart.
This time I glanced up, and far above us upon a little natural balcony on the face of the cliff stood a strange figure of a man shrieking out his shrill signal, the while he waved one hand in the direction of the river's mouth as though beckoning to some one there, and with the other pointed and gesticulated toward us.
As what proved to be the last warrior came into view from the pass, he halted and, to our consternation, threw his small but powerful fieldglass to his eye and scanned the sea bottom in all directions.
Having rolled like a ball in the direction of the impetus given by the whole campaign and by the battle of Borodino, the Russian army- when the strength of that impetus was exhausted and no fresh push was received- assumed the position natural to it.
The young men hunted the vipers which provided the virus, and it was they who mined the iron ore, and fashioned the swords under Perry's direction.
Moving a considerable distance from the prospector that the needle might not be influenced by its great bulk of iron and steel I turned the delicate instrument about in every direction.
They were the footsteps of a creature who walked upon two legs, and though Tarzan could catch no scent spoor from that direction he knew that a man was approaching.
And unless it can be shown that the circumstances which may affect the public safety are reducible within certain determinate limits; unless the contrary of this position can be fairly and rationally disputed, it must be admitted, as a necessary consequence, that there can be no limitation of that authority which is to provide for the defense and protection of the community, in any matter essential to its efficacy that is, in any matter essential to the FORMATION, DIRECTION, or SUPPORT of the NATIONAL FORCES.
They were all flying from the beehives behind the hedge, and they disappeared over the hemp patch in the direction of the marsh.

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