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Word Example of - direct

    Example Sentences for direct

    They were the direct descendants of Esau, and inhabited Mount Seir.

    She is puzzled; she is lonely; she has no one to direct her conscience.

    You will get a pilot from Col. Nixon's regt to direct them thither.

    With his own direct standards of conduct it was equivalent to dishonesty.

    The money must always be sent, with the names, direct to the Publisher.

    The War Lord of Germany had selected the direct route for himself.

    This seems to me to be as direct and conclusive as anything can be.

    And what he said to her and what she answered to him was very brief and direct.

    He had been placed at the mine to defend it, and he was helpless to direct the men.

    “In other words, you direct me to trundle on board as fast as I can,” said Adair.

Word Origin & History of - direct

    Word Origin & History

    direct late 14c., from L. directus "straight," pp. of dirigere "set straight," from dis- "apart" + regere "to guide" (see regal). The adj. is from late 14c. Related: Directed; directing.

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