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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. (often used in combination) having a specified direction;
- Example: "a positively directed vector"
- Example: "goal-directed"

2. manageable by a supervising agent;
- Example: "a directed program of study"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Direct \Di*rect"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Directed; p. pr. & vb. n. Directing.] 1. To arrange in a direct or straight line, as against a mark, or towards a goal; to point; to aim; as, to direct an arrow or a piece of ordnance. [1913 Webster] 2. To point out or show to (any one), as the direct or right course or way; to guide, as by pointing out the way; as, he directed me to the left-hand road. [1913 Webster] The Lord direct your into the love of God. --2 Thess. iii. 5. [1913 Webster] The next points to which I will direct your attention. --Lubbock. [1913 Webster] 3. To determine the direction or course of; to cause to go on in a particular manner; to order in the way to a certain end; to regulate; to govern; as, to direct the affairs of a nation or the movements of an army. [1913 Webster] I will direct their work in truth. --Is. lxi. 8. [1913 Webster] 4. To point out to with authority; to instruct as a superior; to order; as, he directed them to go. [1913 Webster] I 'll first direct my men what they shall do. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 5. To put a direction or address upon; to mark with the name and residence of the person to whom anything is sent; to superscribe; as, to direct a letter. Syn: To guide; lead; conduct; dispose; manage; regulate; order; instruct; command. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

directed \directed\ adj. 1. having a specified direction; often used in combination; as, goal-directed. [WordNet 1.5] 2. marked with a destination; -- of mail or parcels; as, I throw away all mail directed to `resident'. Opposite of unaddressed. Syn: addressed. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

directed adj 1: (often used in combination) having a specified direction; "a positively directed vector"; "goal-directed" 2: manageable by a supervising agent; "a directed program of study"