What does direction mean?

Looking for the meaning or definition of the word direction? Here's what it means.

  1. A theoretical line (physically or mentally) followed from a point of origin or towards a destination.
  2. An general trend for future action.
  3. Guidance, instruction.
  4. The work of the director in cinema or theater; the skill of directing a film, play etc.
  5. (archaic) An address.
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They often had to double back and change direction due to cave-ins and blocked passages.
She finally told me she had been walking up and down Sukhumvit Road for miles in one direction and then doubling back.
The driver then drove off in the direction of Martin's Lane where it rammed a police car before stopping.
But we expect the general trend in 2000 will be in the opposite direction to last year.
We shouldered our backpacks and set out up a steep hill in the direction of some thick green woods.
Chris faked one direction and doubled back in the other, catching Selina by the arm and pulling her into him.

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