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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] directus, past participle of dirigere ‘straighten, direct’, from di- + regere ‘make straight, rule’.

Pronunciation

Adjective

direct (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
direct

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Straight, constant, without interruption.

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Verb

Infinitive
to direct

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to direct (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To manage, control, steer.
  2. To aim at.
    They directed their fire towards the men on the wall.
    He directed his question to the room in general.

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Pronunciation

Adverb

direct

  1. immediately

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