9 Letters
5 Consonants
4 Vowels
3 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use direction as a noun in a sentence.
About Direction
A 3 syllables noun and 9 letters with the letters c, d, e, i, n, o, r, and t, 5 consonants, 4 vowels and 3 syllables with the middle letter c. Direction starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters d, di, dir, dire, direc, and the ending characters are n, on, ion, tion, ction, ..
The act of setting and holding a course; "a new council was installed under the direction of the king"
Old French
Compound Words
A compound word, direction has more than one word within it. There's 2 words which are direct, and ion.
School Grade
Direction is set as a grade four word that starts with d, ends with n, 3 syllables, 4 vowels and 9 letters.
Pig Latin
Direction in Pig Latin is said as "irectionday or irectiondway".
d | i | r | e | c | t | i | o | n
di | ir | re | ec | ct | ti | io | on
dir | ire | rec | ect | cti | tio | ion
dire | irec | rect | ecti | ctio | tion
Word Gram
Noun Examples
the act of setting and holding a course;
"a new council was installed under the direction of the king"
the act of managing something;
"he was given overall management of the program";
"is the direction of the economy a function of government?"
the concentration of attention or energy on something;
"the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology";
"he had no direction in his life"
a general course along which something has a tendency to develop;
"I couldn't follow the direction of his thoughts";
"his ideals determined the direction of his career";
"they proposed a new direction for the firm"
something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
a message describing how something is to be done;
"he gave directions faster than she could follow them"
a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something;
"the judge's charge to the jury"
a line leading to a place or point;
"he looked the other direction";
"didn't know the way home"
the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves;
"he checked the direction and velocity of the wind"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Direction"

There are 407 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to direction.

Abetmentthe verbal act of urging on
Actingthe performance of a part or role in a drama
Actionsomething done (usually as opposed to something said)
"there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"
Actuationthe act of propelling
Addresssocial skill
Administrationthe act of administering medication
Admonitioncautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger)
Advicea proposal for an appropriate course of action

View all cognitive synonyms for Direction


There are 1 anagrams from direction.

Anagram Definition
Directionthe act of setting and holding a course
"a new council was installed under the direction of the king"

View English words with the unique letters used in direction. Words With The Letters Cdeinort


Direction derives from 2 words.

Word Definition
Guidea model or standard for making comparisons
Steercastrated bull


Direction has 1 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Controlthe activity of managing or exerting control over something
"the control of the mob by the police was admirable"


There are 10 hyponyms for direction

Word Definition
Aimthe action of directing something at an object;
"he took aim and fired"
Celestial Guidance
Command Guidance
Drivingthe act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal
Inertial Guidance
Inertial Navigation
Navigationthe work of a sailor
Pilotagethe occupation of a pilot
Pilotingthe occupation of a pilot
Terrestrial Guidance


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