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Director synonyms
dĭ-rĕk'tər, dī-
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A person who manages
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  1. A person who manages
  2. (--- Baseball) The person in overall charge of a team and its strategy during games, practice sessions, etc.
  3. One who is in charge of the business affairs of an entertainer.
In certain school systems, an official in charge of the courses of study for a particular subject and of all teachers of that subject
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  1. In certain school systems, an official in charge of the courses of study for a particular subject and of all teachers of that subject
  2. One who is an elected administrative officer in certain US counties and townships.
  3. A person who supervises; superintendent; manager; director
The branch of government charged with putting into effect a country's laws and the administering of its functions.
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  1. The branch of government charged with putting into effect a country's laws and the administering of its functions.
  2. The chief officer of a government, state, or political division.
  3. A person or group having administrative or managerial authority in an organization.
A special type of furnace for making producer gas
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  1. A special type of furnace for making producer gas
  2. A furnace that manufactures producer gas.
  3. A person who supervises and controls the administrative, financial, and commercial aspects of staging a show or performance or of creating and distributing a movie or audio recording.
The organizer, manager, or director of an opera or ballet company, concert series, etc.
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  1. The organizer, manager, or director of an opera or ballet company, concert series, etc.
  2. A manager or producer in the entertainment industry, especially music or theatre.
  3. A manager; a producer.
A film director with a distinctive personal style
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  1. A film director with a distinctive personal style
  2. A creative artist, especially a film director, seen as having a specific, recognisable artistic vision, and who is seen as the single or preeminent ‘author’ of his works.
  3. The primary creator of a film, esp. the director
One who directs or produces movies.
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  1. One who directs or produces movies.
  2. A person who makes films, esp. a producer, director, etc.
  3. A producer or director of films / movies
An enlarged part of a shaft to which another shaft is coupled or to which a wheel or gear is keyed.
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  1. An enlarged part of a shaft to which another shaft is coupled or to which a wheel or gear is keyed.
  2. A person in authority over employees, as an employer, a manager, or a foreman
  3. A person who controls a political machine or organization, as in a county
One who is highest in rank or authority; a leader.
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  1. One who is highest in rank or authority; a leader.
  2. (--- Nautical) The chief engineer of a ship.
  3. The head or leader of a group, organization, etc.; person of highest title or authority
The leader or head of a group, especially of a clan or tribe.
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  1. The leader or head of a group, especially of a clan or tribe.
  2. A chief or leader, esp. of a clan or tribe
The working end of a tool or implement:
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  1. The working end of a tool or implement:
  2. A single animal:
  3. A person who leads, rules, or is in charge; a leader, chief, or director:
The chief man especially of a tribal or traditional village.
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  1. The chief man especially of a tribal or traditional village.
  2. Alternative spelling of head man.
  3. A leader, chief, or overseer
One who occupies a position of authority in a religious hierarchy.
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  1. One who occupies a position of authority in a religious hierarchy.
  2. The leader or chief of a religious group; high priest
One who has influence or power, especially of a political nature.
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  1. One who has influence or power, especially of a political nature.
  2. The principal performer in an orchestral section or a group.
  3. A person or thing that leads; directing, commanding, or guiding head, as of a group or activity
Used as a title for a man who serves as the head or presiding officer of certain societies, clubs, orders, or institutions.
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  1. Used as a title for a man who serves as the head or presiding officer of certain societies, clubs, orders, or institutions.
  2. A man who owns a pack of hounds or is the chief officer of a hunt.
  3. (--- Old-fashioned) A man who is head of a household or institution
(Slang) A person in charge; leader; chief
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  1. (Slang) A person in charge; leader; chief
(Archit.) An ornamental projecting piece, as at the intersection of the ribs of an arched roof
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  1. (Archit.) An ornamental projecting piece, as at the intersection of the ribs of an arched roof
  2. An enlarged part of a shaft to which another shaft is coupled or to which a wheel or gear is keyed.
  3. A person who controls a political machine or organization, as in a county
A man who chairs and speaks for a jury.
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  1. A man who chairs and speaks for a jury.
  2. A man who serves as the leader of a work crew, as in a factory.
  3. A person in charge of a department or group of workers in a factory, mill, etc.
  1. A foreman or forewoman.
  2. The chair and spokesperson for a jury:
  3. The leader of a work crew, as in a factory.
A woman who chairs and speaks for a jury.
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  1. A woman who chairs and speaks for a jury.
  2. A woman who serves as the leader of a work crew, as in a factory.
The working end of a tool or implement:
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  1. The working end of a tool or implement:
  2. A single animal:
  3. A person who leads, rules, or is in charge; a leader, chief, or director:
(--- Baseball) The person in overall charge of a team and its strategy during games, practice sessions, etc.
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  1. (--- Baseball) The person in overall charge of a team and its strategy during games, practice sessions, etc.
  2. A person who manages
  3. One who is in charge of the business affairs of an entertainer.
A supervisor or superintendent.
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  1. A supervisor or superintendent.
  2. One who watches over and directs the work of others, especially laborers.
A person in charge of a department, institution, etc.; director; supervisor
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  1. A person in charge of a department, institution, etc.; director; supervisor
  2. A janitor or custodian in a building, especially in an apartment house.
  3. A person responsible for the maintenance of a building; custodian
In certain school systems, an official in charge of the courses of study for a particular subject and of all teachers of that subject
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  1. In certain school systems, an official in charge of the courses of study for a particular subject and of all teachers of that subject
  2. A person who supervises; superintendent; manager; director
  3. One who is in charge of a particular department or unit, as in a governmental agency or school system.
A person who regularly imposes difficult or demanding tasks.
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  1. A person who regularly imposes difficult or demanding tasks.
  2. Someone who supervises workers, especially one who imposes hard or burdensome work.
Female equivalent of taskmaster.
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  1. Female equivalent of taskmaster.
  2. A woman who imposes tasks, especially burdensome or laborious ones.
A supervisor who has little or no authority to enforce his or her orders
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  1. A supervisor who has little or no authority to enforce his or her orders
  2. A worker who acts as a boss or crew leader in addition to performing regular duties.
  3. A person having subordinate authority, as a foreman's assistant
One who is highest in rank or authority; a leader.
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  1. One who is highest in rank or authority; a leader.
  2. The head or leader of a group, organization, etc.; person of highest title or authority
  3. (Naut.) A chief engineer or chief petty officer
(Law) A person appointed by a court to settle an estate
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  1. (Law) A person appointed by a court to settle an estate
  2. A person appointed by the court to manage a part or all of the assets and liabilities of an intestate or of a testator who has no executor. In many states, the person can be a man or a woman, but in the others, the term refers to a male, while a female who is appointed to perform these duties is called an administratrix. See also administrator ad litem and ancillary administrator. A person appointed by the court to manage a part or all of the assets and liabilities of an intestate or of a testator who has no executor. In many states, the person can be a man or a woman, but in the others, the term refers to a male, while a female who is appointed to perform these duties is called an administratrix. See also administrator ad litem and ancillary administrator.
  3. An executive or official of a business, institution, etc.
A person or group having administrative or managerial authority in an organization.
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  1. A person or group having administrative or managerial authority in an organization.
  2. The branch of government charged with putting into effect a country's laws and the administering of its functions.
  3. The chief officer of a government, state, or political division.
In a school or college, a student in charge of the equipment and records of a team under the supervision of a coach
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  1. In a school or college, a student in charge of the equipment and records of a team under the supervision of a coach
  2. (--- Baseball) The person in overall charge of a team and its strategy during games, practice sessions, etc.
  3. One who is in charge of the business affairs of an entertainer.
A police officer or constable
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  1. A police officer or constable
  2. Anyone elected or appointed to an office or position of authority in a government, business, institution, society, etc.
  3. A person appointed to a position of authority in the armed forces; specif., commissioned officer
(Sports) A referee or umpire.
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  1. (Sports) A referee or umpire.
  2. One who holds an office or position, especially one who acts in a subordinate capacity for an institution such as a corporation or governmental agency.
  3. A person holding office, esp. public office
(Law) Abbreviation of executive.
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  1. (Law) Abbreviation of executive.
  2. The executive officer of a unit of the armed forces.
  3. An executive officer
A substance or thing that conducts electricity, heat, sound, etc.
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  1. A substance or thing that conducts electricity, heat, sound, etc.
  2. A material or an object that conducts heat, electricity, light, or sound. Electrical conductors contain electric charges (usually electrons) that are relatively free to move through the material; a voltage applied across the conductor therefore creates an electric current. Insulators (electrical nonconductors) contain no charges that move when subject to a voltage.
  3. A person who conducts; leader; guide; manager
A man who is the companion of a woman, especially on a social occasion.
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  1. A man who is the companion of a woman, especially on a social occasion.
  2. One or more persons (or cars, ships, airplanes, etc.) accompanying another or others to give protection or show honor
  3. A person, esp. a woman, employed through a business (escort service) to act as a date for a social activity, often, specif., covert illicit sexual activity
A person who directs, or serves as the model for, another's conduct, career, etc.
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  1. A person who directs, or serves as the model for, another's conduct, career, etc.
  2. A person whose work is conducting strangers or tourists through a region, building, etc.
  3. A person employed to conduct others, as through a museum, and give information about points of interest encountered.
(--- Chiefly British) A flat roof covered with sheets of lead.
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  1. (--- Chiefly British) A flat roof covered with sheets of lead.
  2. Information pointing toward a possible solution; a clue:
  3. Bullets from or for firearms; shot:
A section of blank film or recording tape at the beginning of a reel, for use in threading, etc.
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  1. A section of blank film or recording tape at the beginning of a reel, for use in threading, etc.
  2. One who has influence or power, especially of a political nature.
  3. (Printing) Dots, dashes, etc. in a line, used to direct the eye across the page, as in a table of contents
A person licensed to direct ships into or out of a harbor or through difficult waters
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  1. A person licensed to direct ships into or out of a harbor or through difficult waters
  2. A television program produced as a prototype of a series being considered for adoption by a network.
  3. A guide; leader
A male given name
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  1. A male given name
  2. A leader of a group; esp., a minister
  3. One who cares for and guides a group of people, as a minister or teacher.
One who is employed to escort people to their seats, as in a theater, church, or stadium.
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  1. One who is employed to escort people to their seats, as in a theater, church, or stadium.
  2. Any of the groom's attendants at a wedding whose duties include showing guests to their seats and escorting the bridesmaids
  3. A person whose official duty is to precede someone of rank, as in a procession, or to introduce unacquainted persons at a formal function
Find another word for director. In this page you can discover 56 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for director, like: manager, supervisor, executive, producer, impresario, stage director, motion-picture director, auteur, filmmaker, régisseur (French) and television director.