Definition of direction:
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"
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
the act of managing something; "he was given overall management of the program"; "is the direction of the economy a function of government?"
a message describing how something is to be done; "he gave directions faster than she could follow them"
the act of setting and holding a course; "a new council was installed under the direction of the king"
a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something; "the judge's charge to the jury"
the concentration of attention or energy on something; "the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology"; "he had no direction in his life"