Die Übersetzung von "direct" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


adjective /diˈrekt/

straight; following the quickest and shortest way

Is this the most direct route?

(of manner etc) straightforward and honest

a direct answer.

occurring as an immediate result

His dismissal was a direct result of his rudeness to the manager.

exact; complete

Her opinions are the direct opposite of his.

in an unbroken line of descent from father to son etc

en ligne directe
He is a direct descendant of Napoleon.
direction /-ʃən/ noun

(the) place or point to which one moves, looks etc

What direction did he go in?
They were heading in my direction (= towards me)
I’ll find my way all right – I’ve a good sense of direction.


They are under your direction.

(in plural ) instructions (eg on how to get somewhere, use something etc)

We asked the policeman for directions
I have lost the directions for this washing-machine.

the act of aiming or turning (something or someone) towards a certain point.

directional adjective

directive /-tiv/ noun

a general instruction from a higher authority about what is to be done etc.

The White House issued a directive.
directly adverb

in a direct manner

I went directly to the office.

almost at once

He will be here directly.
directness noun
director noun

a person or thing that directs, eg one of a group of persons who manage the affairs of a business or a person who is in charge of the making of a film, play etc

directeur, trice, réalisateur, trice, guide
He is on the board of directors of our firm
The producer and the director quarrelled about the film.
directory noun (plural directories)

a type of book giving names and addresses etc

a telephone directory.

(Die Übersetzung von "direct" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)