HyperDic: directive

English > 2 senses of the word directive:
NOUNcommunicationdirectivea pronouncement encouraging or banning some activity
ADJECTIVEalldirective, directing, directional, guidingshowing the way / way by conducting or leading
directive > pronunciation
Soundsdayreh'ktihv; dereh'ktihv; dihreh'ktihv; diyreh'ktihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > directive: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningshowing the way / way by conducting or leading; imposing direction on.
Synonymsdirecting, directional, guiding
BroaderleadingGoing or proceeding or going in advance
Nounsdirectivea pronouncement encouraging or banning some activity
directivity, directivenessthe quality of being directive
Verbsdirectplan and direct (a complex undertaking)
directbe in charge of
English > directive: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA pronouncement encouraging or banning some activity.
Example"the boss loves to send us directives"
NarrowerPresidential DirectiveA directive issued by the President of the United States
Broaderpronouncement, dictum, say-soAn authoritative declaration
Spanishdirectiva, directriz
Catalandirectiva, indicació, instrucció
Adjectivesdirectiveshowing the way / way by conducting or leading
Verbsdirectcommand with authority

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