Hindi translation of 'direct'
direct /daɪˈrekt, dɪ- डाइˈरेक्ट्, डि-/
Word forms: directs, directing, directed
1. adjective, adverb
Direct means going or aimed straight towards a place or object.
सीधा/सीधे मार्ग से
...a direct train service from Calais to Strasbourg.
You can fly direct to Amsterdam from most British airports.
a direct flight/route
SET PHRASEShave direct access to something
I flew directly from Istanbul to New York.
lead/fly directly somewhere
send someone directly somewhere
2. see also directly
3. adjective, adverb
You use direct to describe something such as contact or a relationship between two things or people which only involves the things or people that are mentioned, with nothing or nobody in between them.
प्रत्यक्ष/प्रत्यक्ष रूप से
He was in direct contact with his boss.
Millions have died this century as a direct result of war.
Grow the seeds in bright light but out of direct sunlight.
I can deal direct with your Inspector.
SET PHRASESin direct contact with someone
SIMILAR WORDSclose, immediate
People lost money directly because of this criminal action.
link directly with something
If you describe a person or their behaviour as direct, you mean that they are honest and say exactly what they mean.
He always gives direct answers.
directness uncountable noun
I like the openness and directness of northerners.
5. transitive verb
Something that is directed at a particular person or thing is aimed at them or is intended to affect them.
The demonstrators directed their rage at symbols of wealth.
6. transitive verb
If you direct someone somewhere, you tell them how to get there.
Could you direct them to Dr Lamont's office, please?
7. transitive verb
If someone directs a project or a group of people, they organize it and are in charge of it.
directorWord forms: directors countable noun
He's the director of the intensive care unit.
8. transitive verb
If someone directs a film, play, or television programme, they decide how it should be made and performed.
Andrew both acted in and directed this film.
director countable noun
...the film director Franco Zeffirelli.
9. see also director
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Example Sentences Including 'direct'
A couple of tired plants struggled to cope with the absence of any direct sunlight.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
Another `incident' would probably get a more direct response from both bodies.CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
She tried to stand up, to direct the flow of marks into the wall or ceiling.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
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'direct' in Other Languages
- Arabic: مُبَاشِرَةً
- Brazilian Portuguese: direto direta
- Chinese: 直接的
- Croatian: izravan izravna
- Czech: přímý
- Danish: direkte
- Dutch: direct
- European Spanish: directo directa
- Finnish: suora
- French: direct
- German: direkt
- Greek: άμεσος άμεση
- Italian: diretto diretta
- Japanese: 率直な
- Korean: 직행의
- Norwegian: direkte
- Polish: bezpośredni bezpośrednia
- Portuguese: direto direta
- Romanian: direct direct, directă, direcți, directe
- Russian: прямой прямая
- Spanish: directo directa
- Swedish: rättfram rättframt
- Thai: ตรงไป
- Turkish: kestirme
- Ukrainian: прямий
- Vietnamese: trực tiếp
- Arabic: يُوجه
- Brazilian Portuguese: dirigir administrar
- Chinese: 指挥
- Croatian: usmjeriti
- Czech: směrovat nasměrovat
- Danish: rette mod
- Dutch: richten op
- European Spanish: dirigir
- Finnish: ohjata
- French: diriger
- German: leiten fuehren
- Greek: διευθύνω
- Italian: dirigere
- Japanese: 監督する
- Korean: 지시하다
- Norwegian: lede
- Polish: skierować kierować
- Portuguese: dirigir administrar
- Romanian: a orienta
- Russian: указывать
- Spanish: dirigir
- Swedish: leda
- Thai: มุ่งความสนใจไปที่
- Turkish: yönetmek
- Ukrainian: спрямовувати спрямувати
- Vietnamese: chỉ đạo
Translation of direct from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary