(noun, adjective)


1. relating to or indicating directions in space

- a directional microphone

2. relating to direction toward a (nonspatial) goal

- he tried to explain the directional trends of modern science

3. showing the way by conducting or leading; imposing direction on

- felt his mother's directing arm around him

- the directional role of science on industrial progress

Similar word(s): leading, directing, directive, guiding


1. Something that indicates direction, such as a vehicle's turn signal.