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organise, orchestrate, organize, direct, engineer, mastermind
v. plan and direct (a complex undertaking); "he masterminded the robbery"
direct, aim, calculate
v. specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
direct
v. command with authority; "He directed the children to do their homework"
direct
v. give directions to; point somebody into a certain direction; "I directed them towards the town hall"
direct, address
v. put an address on (an envelope)
take aim, direct, train, take, aim
v. point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards; "Please don't aim at your little brother!"; "He trained his gun on the burglar"; "Don't train your camera on the women"; "Take a swipe at one's opponent"
direct
v. guide the actors in (plays and films)
direct, send
v. cause to go somewhere; "The explosion sent the car flying in the air"; "She sent her children to camp"; "He directed all his energies into his dissertation"
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direct
adj. moving from west to east on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in the same direction as the Earth
direct
adj. lacking compromising or mitigating elements; exact; "the direct opposite"
unmediated, direct
adj. having no intervening persons, agents, conditions; "in direct sunlight"; "in direct contact with the voters"; "direct exposure to the disease"; "a direct link"; "the direct cause of the accident"; "direct vote"
verbatim, direct
adj. in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker; "a direct quotation"; "repeated their dialog verbatim"
direct, lineal
adj. in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child; "lineal ancestors"; "lineal heirs"; "a direct descendant of the king"; "direct heredity"
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organise, coordinate, organize
v. bring order and organization to; "Can you help me organize my files?"
drill
v. teach by repetition
regulate, influence, mold, shape, determine
v. shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
shoot for, draw a bead on, aim, aspire
v. have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
shoot for, draw a bead on, aim, aspire
v. have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
propose, project
v. present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.; "He proposed a new plan for dealing with terrorism"; "She proposed a new theory of relativity"
design
v. intend or have as a purpose; "She designed to go far in the world of business"
organise, orchestrate, organize, direct, engineer, mastermind
v. plan and direct (a complex undertaking); "he masterminded the robbery"
map out, chart, map
v. plan in detail; "Bush is charting a course to destroy Saddam Hussein"
direct, aim, calculate
v. specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
centre, focus, concentrate, rivet, pore, center
v. direct one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
centre, focus, concentrate, rivet, pore, center
v. direct one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
centre, focus, concentrate, rivet, pore, center
v. direct one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
charge
v. instruct or command with authority; "The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem"
adjure
v. command solemnly
talk terms, negociate, negotiate
v. discuss the terms of an arrangement; "They negotiated the sale of the house"
bid, invite
v. ask someone in a friendly way to do something
train, coach
v. teach and supervise (someone); act as a trainer or coach (to), as in sports; "He is training our Olympic team"; "She is coaching the crew"
cue, remind, prompt
v. assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned
edify, enlighten
v. make understand; "Can you enlighten me--I don't understand this proposal"
demand
v. summon to court
pass, draw, run, guide
v. pass over, across, or through; "He ran his eyes over her body"; "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"; "He drew her hair through his fingers"
fasten
v. become fixed or fastened; "This dress fastens in the back"
bear
v. move while holding up or supporting; "Bear gifts"; "bear a heavy load"; "bear news"; "bearing orders"
set up, arrange
v. put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"
conceptualise, conceptualize, conceive, gestate
v. have the idea for; "He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients"; "This library was well conceived"
hatch
v. draw, cut, or engrave lines, usually parallel, on metal, wood, or paper; "hatch the sheet"
design, contrive, project, plan
v. make or work out a plan for; devise; "They contrived to murder their boss"; "design a new sales strategy"; "plan an attack"
outline, draft
v. draw up an outline or sketch for something; "draft a speech"
turn
v. change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs"
bend
v. change direction; "The road bends"
veer
v. shift to a clockwise direction; "the wind veered"
bend, flex
v. bend a joint; "flex your wrists"; "bend your knees"
turn over, turn
v. cause to move around a center so as to show another side of; "turn a page of a book"
turn
v. move around an axis or a center; "The wheels are turning"
seek
v. inquire for; "seek directions from a local"
strive, endeavour, endeavor
v. attempt by employing effort; "we endeavor to make our customers happy"
abridged
adj. (used of texts) shortened by condensing or rewriting; "an abridged version"
vocal, outspoken
adj. given to expressing yourself freely or insistently; "outspoken in their opposition to segregation"; "a vocal assembly"
efficient, effective
adj. able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively; "people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons..."-G.B.Shaw; "effective personnel"; "an efficient secretary"; "the efficient cause of the revolution"
summary, succinct, compact, compendious
adj. briefly giving the gist of something; "a short and compendious book"; "a compact style is brief and pithy"; "succinct comparisons"; "a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject"
sententious
adj. abounding in or given to pompous or aphoristic moralizing; "too often the significant episode deteriorates into sententious conversation"- Kathleen Barnes
uncontrollable, irrepressible
adj. impossible to repress or control; "an irrepressible chatterbox"; "uncontrollable laughter"
trusting
adj. inclined to believe or confide readily; full of trust; "great brown eye, true and trustful"- Nordhoff & Hall
direct
adj. moving from west to east on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in the same direction as the Earth
direct
adj. lacking compromising or mitigating elements; exact; "the direct opposite"
point-blank
adj. close enough to go straight to the target; "point-blank range"; "a point-blank shot"
square, straight, straightforward
adj. without evasion or compromise; "a square contradiction"; "he is not being as straightforward as it appears"
efficacious, effectual, effective
adj. producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect; "an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch's broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation"-LewisMumford; "effective teaching methods"; "effective steps toward peace"; "made an effective entrance"; "his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action"; "an efficacious law"
expeditious
adj. marked by speed and efficiency
staple
adj. necessary or important, especially regarding food or commodities; "wheat is a staple crop"
instant, instantaneous
adj. occurring with no delay; "relief was instantaneous"; "instant gratification"
limitless, unbounded, boundless
adj. seemingly boundless in amount, number, degree, or especially extent; "unbounded enthusiasm"; "children with boundless energy"; "a limitless supply of money"
free
adj. able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint; "free enterprise"; "a free port"; "a free country"; "I have an hour free"; "free will"; "free of racism"; "feel free to stay as long as you wish"; "a free choice"
echt, genuine
adj. not fake or counterfeit; "a genuine Picasso"; "genuine leather"
echt, genuine
adj. not fake or counterfeit; "a genuine Picasso"; "genuine leather"
sudden
adj. happening without warning or in a short space of time; "a sudden storm"; "a sudden decision"; "a sudden cure"
abrupt
adj. exceedingly sudden and unexpected; "came to an abrupt stop"; "an abrupt change in the weather"
honorable, honest
adj. not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent; "honest lawyers"; "honest reporting"
openhearted
adj. freely communicative; candidly straightforward; "openhearted advice"
artless, ingenuous
adj. characterized by an inability to mask your feelings; not devious; "an ingenuous admission of responsibility"
artless, ingenuous
adj. characterized by an inability to mask your feelings; not devious; "an ingenuous admission of responsibility"
truncated, truncate
adj. terminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or point cut off; "a truncate leaf"; "truncated volcanic mountains"; "a truncated pyramid"
patent
adj. (of a bodily tube or passageway) open; affording free passage; "patent ductus arteriosus"
precise
adj. sharply exact or accurate or delimited; "a precise mind"; "specified a precise amount"; "arrived at the precise moment"
primary
adj. of first rank or importance or value; direct and immediate rather than secondary; "primary goals"; "a primary effect"; "primary sources"; "a primary interest"
original
adj. (of e.g. information) not secondhand or by way of something intermediary; "his work is based on only original, not secondary, sources"
introductory, basic
adj. serving as a base or starting point; "a basic course in Russian"; "basic training for raw recruits"; "a set of basic tools"; "an introductory art course"
reputable
adj. having a good reputation; "a reputable business"; "a reputable scientist"; "a reputable wine"
reputable
adj. having a good reputation; "a reputable business"; "a reputable scientist"; "a reputable wine"
forthright, open
adj. ready for business; "the stores are open"
unrestrained
adj. not subject to restraint; "unrestrained laughter"
unrestricted
adj. not subject to or subjected to restriction
frank
adj. clearly manifest; evident; "frank enjoyment"
honest
adj. without dissimulation; frank; "my honest opinion"
aboveboard, straightforward
adj. without concealment or deception; honest; "their business was open and aboveboard"; "straightforward in all his business affairs"
aboveboard, straightforward
adj. without concealment or deception; honest; "their business was open and aboveboard"; "straightforward in all his business affairs"
transparent, guileless
adj. free of deceit
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send packing, send away, dismiss, drop
v. stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"
instantaneous
adj. occurring with no delay; "relief was instantaneous"; "instant gratification"
accurate
adj. conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy; "an accurate reproduction"; "the accounting was accurate"; "accurate measurements"; "an accurate scale"
approximative, approximate
adj. not quite exact or correct; "the approximate time was 10 o'clock"; "a rough guess"; "a ballpark estimate"
literal
adj. without interpretation or embellishment; "a literal depiction of the scene before him"
perfect
adj. precisely accurate or exact; "perfect timing"
strict, rigorous
adj. rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard; "rigorous application of the law"; "a strict vegetarian"
honorable, honest
adj. not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent; "honest lawyers"; "honest reporting"
straight
adj. having no deviations; "straight lines"; "straight roads across the desert"; "straight teeth"; "straight shoulders"
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retrograde
adj. moving from east to west on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in a direction opposite to that of the Earth
indirect
adj. not as a direct effect or consequence; "indirect benefits"; "an indirect advantage"
roundabout, circuitous, devious
adj. deviating from a straight course; "a scenic but devious route"; "a long and circuitous journey by train and boat"; "a roundabout route avoided rush-hour traffic"
crabwise, sideways
adj. (of movement) at an angle
wandering, meandering, winding, rambling
adj. of a path e.g.; "meandering streams"; "rambling forest paths"; "the river followed its wandering course"; "a winding country road"
indirect
adj. extended senses; not direct in manner or language or behavior or action; "making indirect but legitimate inquiries"; "an indirect insult"; "doubtless they had some indirect purpose in mind"; "though his methods are indirect they are not dishonest"; "known as a shady indirect fellow"
roundabout, circuitous
adj. marked by obliqueness or indirection in speech or conduct; "the explanation was circuitous and puzzling"; "a roundabout paragraph"; "hear in a roundabout way that her ex-husband was marrying her best friend"
rambling, excursive, discursive, digressive
adj. (of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects; "amusingly digressive with satirical thrusts at women's fashions among other things"; "a rambling discursive book"; "his excursive remarks"; "a rambling speech about this and that"
evasive
adj. avoiding the issue; not straightforward: "an evasive statement"
indirect, collateral
adj. descended from a common ancestor but through different lines; "cousins are collateral relatives"; "an indirect descendant of the Stuarts"
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