Translation of "direct" - English-Italian dictionary


adjective, adverb uk /dɪˈrekt/ us /dəˈrekt, dɑɪˈrekt/

B1 going straight from one place to another without turning or stopping

diretto, direttamente
We went by the most direct route. Siamo andati per la via più diretta.

with no other person or thing involved or between

diretto, direttamente
direct sunlight sole diretto


verb uk /dɪˈrekt/ us /dəˈrekt, dɑɪˈrekt/

B1 to tell the actors in a movie or play what to do

a movie directed by Alfred Hitchcock un film di Alfred Hitchcock

B1 to show or tell someone how to get to a place

dare indicazioni per
Can you direct / me to the manager’s office please? Mi potrebbe dare indicazioni per andare all’ufficio del capo, per favore?

(Translation of “direct” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)