Usage examples for directing

  1. After tea, Madam Imbert walked down to Cox's, first seeing Rivers and directing him to keep a close guard on the house that night, and especially to watch the cellar- window, so as to know if anything took place in the cellar. – The Expressman and the Detective by Allan Pinkerton
  2. Mrs. Gurley went down on her knees before it, opened the lid, and began to pass the contents to Laura, directing her where to lay and hang them. – The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson