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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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lives a Hatter: and in THAT direction,' waving the other paw,
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.
though you do not recognize) a Fourth Dimension, which is not colour nor brightness nor anything of the kind, but a true Dimension, although I cannot point out to you its direction, nor can you possibly measure it.
The Martians, after conversing for a short time, turned and rode away in the direction from which they had come, leaving one of their number alone by the enclosure.
It appears to have no contrary, unless one should define the contrary here also either as 'rest in its quality' or as 'change in the direction of the contrary quality', just as we defined the contrary of change of place either as rest in a place or as change in the reverse direction.
The Cottonois and the Pends Oreilles determined to move together at the same time, and to pass close under the mountain infested by the Blackfeet; while Captain Bonneville, with his party, was to strike in an opposite direction to the southeast, bending his course for Pierre's Hole, on his way to Green River.
As it formed, therefore, a convenient highway, and ran in a proper direction, they turned into it, and determined to keep along it as far as safety would permit: as the Crow encampment must be some distance off, and it was not likely those savages would return upon their steps.
By means of the rudder, the machine was readily turned in any direction.
The grass was as close-cropped and carpet-like as some old English lawn and the trees themselves showed evidence of careful pruning to a uniform height of about fifteen feet from the ground, so that as one turned his glance in any direction the forest had the appearance at a little distance of a vast, high-ceiled chamber.
It was upon the verge of the land of the Kaols that I now knew myself to be, but in what direction to search for Dejah Thoris, or how far into the heart of the great forest I might have to penetrate I had not the faintest idea.
They had wandered for miles in search of their camp, but always in the wrong direction.
If instead of imagining to ourselves commanders of genius leading the Russian army, we picture that army without any leaders, it could not have done anything but make a return movement toward Moscow, describing an arc in the direction where most provisions were to be found and where the country was richest.

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