Synonyms for Direct:
glib, eloquent, succinct, lucid, articulate, fluent, clear, well-spoken, smooth, intelligible, expressive, loquacious.
natural, undeceptive, open, sincere, unpretentious, honest, broad, unaffected, candid, outgoing, Unartful, un-artificial, blunt, plain, Unbeguiling, undeceitful, overt, unadorned, genuine, ingenuous, artless, unsophisticated, frank, undisguised, straightforward, Plain-spoken, naive, trusting, uncalculating, unrestrained, callow, downright, undeceiving.
•at close range (adjective)
•face-to-face; next to (adjective)
lineal, firsthand, immediate, personal, prompt, primary.
plainspoken, frank, candid, plain, sincere, point-blank, outspoken, downright, open, straightforward, absolute, bald, straight, forthright, blunt, undisguised.
decipherable, straightforward, consistent, perspicuous, self-explanatory, lucid, clear, plain, intelligible, legible, coherent, comprehensible, crisp, understandable.
Plain-spoken, plainspoken, man-to-man.
austere, unadulterated, childlike, pure, bare, terse, simple, innocent, chaste, refined, un-artificial, artless, bald, uncomplicated, candid, unsophisticated, clear, plain, spare, elementary, crystalline.
straight, plumb, unswerving, right, undeviating, lineal, linear, unbent, perpendicular.
casual, candid, outspoken, uncluttered, informal, blunt, unpoetical, unadorned, ordinary, unpretentious, Plain-spoken, frank, folksy, clear, honest, straightforward, intelligible, simple, bald, stark, prosaic.
•undeviating; uninterrupted (adjective)
right, linear, nonstop, shortest, unswerving, through.
n.advancing, literal, bound for something, from all sides, Into, ahead, up, oncoming, personal, forward, across, firsthand, close. lob, fling, project, hurl, pitch, throw, toss, over, administrate. marshal, codify, restructure, systematize, structure, reorganize, prioritize. cutting room, cut, dub in, cutaway, dub, dub out, dub over, direction, animation. bid, enjoin, tell, good, irreproachable, decent, upstanding, truthful, principled, words, fine. devote, backlit, dedicate, floodlit, focus, collect, buckle down, infrared, fluorescent, give, turn, concentrate, bend, apply, halogen, candlelit, phosphorescent, moonlit, work, soft. vicarious, shepherd, from the horse's mouth, close to home, escort, usher, route, through someone's eyes, first/second/third hand, First-hand, squarely, Participative. cast, push around, seek, boss around, zero in, dictate, tax with, order around. filial, illegitimate, Family, kinship, start, superscribe, familial, legitimate, illegitimacy, distant.
consult, notify, instruct, cue, advise, recommend, guide, prompt, brief, confer, suggest, warn, encourage, advocate, counsel, admonish, caution, inform.
coordinate, charge, hold, sway, reign, grip, grasp.
order, command, lead, manage, govern, oversee, pilot, rule, superintend, administer, supervise, execute, steer, harness, control, dominate, preside, bridle, discipline.
master, lord, boss, conduct.
•give instructions; teach (verb)
address, charge, instruct, dictate, enjoin, bid, tell, order, inform, warn, command.
•manage, oversee (verb)
advise, govern, superintend, supervise, shepherd, boss, rule, guide, lead, dominate, administer, control, conduct.
•point in a direction; guide (verb)
pilot, escort, turn, steer, aim, head, cast, zero in, target, point, focus, route.
•put all of efforts toward (verb)
buckle down, apply, bend, devote, throw, give.
•send, usually by mail system (verb)
floodlit, illegitimate, backlit, cutting room, First-hand, phosphorescent, candlelit, fluorescent, concentrate, illegitimacy, tell, firsthand, oncoming, administrate, Participative, dub over, lob, cutaway, animation, dub in, infrared, advancing, filial, familial, vicarious, dub out. halogen, dictate, squarely, enjoin, kinship, toss, Family, hurl, devote. across, dedicate, legitimate, escort, fling, ahead, throw, soft, forward, Into, dub. bid, project. direction, distant. bend, apply, up. cast. pitch. cut. give. turn. close. •advise
•Other relevant words:
forthright, engineer, bid, flat-footed, point, immediate, exact, dictate, enjoin, superscribe, address, aim, precise, directly, bend, turn.