[ UK /da‍ɪɹˈɛktɪŋ/ ]
[ US /daɪˈɹɛktɪŋ, dɝˈɛktɪŋ, diˈɹɛktɪŋ, dɪˈɹɛktɪŋ/ ]
  1. showing the way by conducting or leading; imposing direction on
    felt his mother's directing arm around him
    the directional role of science on industrial progress
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How To Use directing In A Sentence

  • Directing my own video-montage, I start mentally overdubbing the soundtrack.
  • Since then Anthony has risen within the company ranks to the position of directing animator, and now calls California home.
  • The abstract ideas of which the air consists, indispensable for life, but irrespirable by themselves, as it were, and only active in their re-directing function. Pragmatism
  • I look past the rain-stained signposts directing the Berkshire motorist towards the delights of Wokingham or Earley.
  • The chief constable applied for an order of mandamus directing the justice to rehear the case.
  • Under a barrage of criticism from furious shopkeepers, the council admitted there were still no proper signs at the approaches to the town directing people to the public car parks.
  • Meanwhile the union is training 250 union stewards to provide counseling and help in directing laid-off workers to aid agencies.
  • There's been an interesting mini-trend in operatic directing in the past few months: updating 19th-century comic operas to World War II settings. We'll Meet Again
  • He finds writing and directing arduous and resents financiers for what he sees as their wilful ignorance. Times, Sunday Times
  • I'll bet many a life now being lived was conceived to the dulcet tones of F Sinatra directing the rhythm of the rumpy-pumpy. Giving evidence to the Chilcot inquiry, Tony Blair said: “I...
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