Director - (n.) One who, or that which, directs; one who regulates, guides, or orders; a manager or superintendent.
Director - (n.) One of a body of persons appointed to manage the affairs of a company or corporation; as, the directors of a bank, insurance company, or railroad company.
Director - (n.) A part of a machine or instrument which directs its motion or action.
Director - (n.) A slender grooved instrument upon which a knife is made to slide when it is wished to limit the extent of motion of the latter, or prevent its injuring the parts beneath.
Directorate - (n.) The office of director; also, a body of directors taken jointly.
Directorial - (a.) Having the quality of a director, or authoritative guide; directive.
Directorial - (a.) Pertaining to: director or directory; specifically, relating to the Directory of France under the first republic. See Directory, 3.
Directorship - (n.) The condition or office of a director; directorate.
Directory - (a.) Containing directions; enjoining; instructing; directorial.
Directories - (pl. ) of Directory
Directory - (n.) A collection or body of directions, rules, or ordinances; esp., a book of directions for the conduct of worship; as, the Directory used by the nonconformists instead of the Prayer Book.
Directory - (n.) A book containing the names and residences of the inhabitants of any place, or of classes of them; an address book; as, a business directory.
Directory - (n.) A body of directors; board of management; especially, a committee which held executive power in France under the first republic.
Directory - (n.) Direction; guide.
Director - n. 1 person who directs or controls, esp. A member of the board of a company. 2 person who directs a film, play, etc. directorial adj. Directorship n.
Directorate - n. 1 board of directors. 2 office of director.
Director-general - n. Chief executive of a large organization.
Directory - n. (pl. -ies) book with a list of telephone subscribers, inhabitants of a district, or members of a profession etc. [latin: related to *direct]
Directory enquiries - n.pl. Telephone service providing a subscriber's number on request.
Ex-directory - adj. Not listed in a telephone directory, at one's own request.
Funeral director - n. Undertaker.
Managing director - n. Director with executive control or authority.
Telephone directory - n. Book listing telephone subscribers and numbers.
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