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DIRECTION
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated DIRECTION as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

25 November 2021
Last seen in: The Daily Mail Quick

We found 32 answers for the crossword clue 'DIRECTION', the most recent of which was seen in the The Daily Mail Quick.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given DIRECTION a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen DIRECTION as an answer itself some 75 times.

DIRECTION is a single word clue made up of 9 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Daily Mail Quick' on Tuesday, 12 October 2021 with the answer being EAST, we also found EAST to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • 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 formal statement of a command or injunction to do something; "the judge's charge to the jury"
  • A message describing how something is to be done; "he gave directions faster than she could follow them"
  • 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"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'DIRECTION'.

  • cretinoid

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

AIM
The action of directing something at an object; "he took aim and fired"

ESE
The compass point midway between east and southeast

ONE
A single person or thing; "he is the best one"; "this is the one I ordered"

WAY
A journey or passage; "they are on the way"

4 Letters

CAST
A violent throw

EAST
The region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi River

PATH
A way especially designed for a particular use

WEST
English painter (born in America) who became the second president of the Royal Academy (1738-1820)

5 Letters

FOCUS
Maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system; "in focus"; "out of focus"

NORTH
The region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line

ROUTE
An open way (generally public) for travel or transportation

SOUTH
The region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line

6 Letters

CHARGE
A special assignment that is given to a person or group; "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message"

COURSE
A mode of action; "if you persist in that course you will surely fail"; "once a nation is embarked on a course of action it becomes extremely difficult for any retraction to take place"

7 Letters

BEARING
A rotating support placed between moving parts to allow them to move easily

COMMAND
Availability for use; "the materials at the command of the potters grew"

COUNSEL
Something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action

HEADING Howard
A line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about; "the heading seemed to have little to do with the text"

8 Letters

FOCUSING
The act of bringing into focus

GUIDANCE
The act of setting and holding a course; "a new council was installed under the direction of the king"

STEERING
The act of setting and holding a course; "a new council was installed under the direction of the king"

9 Letters

CENTERING
(American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back; "the quarterback fumbled the snap"

FOCUSSING
The concentration of attention or energy on something; "the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology"; "he had no direction in his life"

10 Letters

COMMISSION
A special assignment that is given to a person or group; "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message"

COUNSELING
Something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action

FOCALPOINT
The concentration of attention or energy on something; "the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology"; "he had no direction in his life"

MANAGEMENT
The act of managing something; "he was given overall management of the program"; "is the direction of the economy a function of government?"

11 Letters

COUNSELLING
Something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action

INSTRUCTION
The activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"

14 Letters

ADMINISTRATION
The act of administering medication

15 Letters

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FROMTOPTOBOTTOM

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