Direction in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Direction

A theoretical line (physically or mentally) followed from a point of origin or towards a destination. May be relative (e.g. up, left, outbound, dorsal), geographical (e.g. north), rotational (e.g. clockwise), or with respect to an object or location (e.g. toward Boston). | A general trend for future action. | Guidance, instruction.

Short Example Sentences for Direction

  • 1. In what direction should we go? 🔊
  • 2. What direction is back of you? 🔊
  • 3. In what direction would you go? 🔊
  • 4. In what direction shall we go? 🔊
  • 5. He followed the direction which she indicated. 🔊
  • 6. He jerked his thumb in the direction of camp. 🔊
  • 7. The lanthorn was held up in the direction of the noise. 🔊
  • 8. In what direction shall we need to face? 🔊
  • 9. From every direction the crowds were gathering. 🔊
  • 10. Randy knew the direction the red automobile had taken. 🔊
  • 11. He made an explanatory gesture in the direction of his pocket. 🔊
  • 12. In what direction from you is your teacher's desk? 🔊
  • 13. What direction is at your right side and which is at your left side? 🔊
  • 14. Your salvation lies in the opposite direction from where flags are waving. 🔊
  • 15. The direction had seemed so clear on Dearing's map. 🔊
  • 16. The Rima burrows in every direction among these primeval mountains. 🔊

How to use Direction in Sentences?

  • 1. Those who have looked in this direction for light, may well deplore our inability to see it. 🔊
  • 2. Apafi looked in the direction of the voice, and fell back in his chair completely overcome. 🔊
  • 3. He made out a rowboat headed in the same direction as himself, and Randy was in it. 🔊
  • 4. What direction is at the top of the map, at the bottom, at the right side, and at the left side? 🔊
  • 5. He pocketed the bottle, and turned sharply away in the direction Lumley had pointed out. 🔊
  • 6. In the direction of Banfi-Hunyad a red glow illuminated the sky, alternately waxing and waning. 🔊
  • 7. The choice of direction made by him was determined by remembering the cypresses of which they had seen the mirage. 🔊
  • 8. It was therefore decided to take the first road they came to which led in the direction they wished to go. 🔊
  • 9. She was riding slowly in a direction nearly opposite to his own, so that if they kept on they would meet on the borders of the pond. 🔊
  • 10. I could see him from my place of concealment turning his almost sightless eyes in my direction as he sat at the cottage door. 🔊
  • 11. He had not made two steps in that direction when another shriek burst out behind him, again close to the house. 🔊
  • 12. As his glance swept in the opposite direction he saw two shadowy forms headed on a run for the side street. 🔊
  • 13. Gray could now distinguish from what direction the sound came, and he hurried forward, hope once more rising up in him. 🔊
  • 14. One of the brigands saw her at the same instant, and plunging into the bushes, he ran precipitately in the direction towards her. 🔊
  • 15. My spurs fairly lifted the dun horse, and we scuttled in the opposite direction like a scared antelope. 🔊
  • 16. After walking ten paces, he came face-up against a wall lying at right angles to the direction in which he had been moving. 🔊
  • 17. He believed that they had been a landmark to Clay, and that his turning in another direction was but a feint. 🔊
  • 18. Gray went outside the hut and looked searchingly in the direction from which he expected Harding to come. 🔊
  • 19. Renouard set his direction by a big star that, dipping on the horizon, seemed to look curiously into his face. 🔊

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