Definition of 'directions'
Example sentences containing 'directions'
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This cluster of associations leads in various directions. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)Search out new directions to fill the hole in your life. The Sun (2013)People will be scared of having to take new directions in their organisations and careers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His props and his table went flying in all directions. Tommy Cooper: Always Leave Them Laughing (2006)He asked two policemen for directions to the bus stop and they offered to show him the way. FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003)Memories would have faded by the time of any trial and jurors would have followed the directions of a trial judge. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Trends of 'directions'
Very Common. directions is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'directions'
British English: directions /dɪˈrɛkʃənz; daɪ-/ NOUN
instructions Directions are words or pictures that show you how to do something, or how to get somewhere.
He gave me directions to the station.
- American English: directions
- Arabic: تَوْجِيهات
- Brazilian Portuguese: instruções
- Chinese: 说明
- Croatian: upute
- Czech: pokyny
- Danish: retningsanvisning
- Dutch: routebeschrijving
- European Spanish: instrucciones
- Finnish: ohjeet
- French: indications
- German: Anweisungen
- Greek: οδηγίες
- Italian: istruzioni
- Japanese: 指示
- Korean: 지시
- Norwegian: (bruks)anvisning
- Polish: instrukcje
- European Portuguese: instruções
- Romanian: direcție
- Russian: инструкции
- Spanish: indicaciones
- Swedish: färdbeskrivning
- Thai: การชี้แนะ
- Turkish: yol tarifi
- Ukrainian: напрямки
- Vietnamese: hướng dẫn
Definition of directions from the Collins English Dictionary
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