|1.||[ adjective ] showing the way by conducting or leading; imposing direction on|
|Synonyms:||directing directive directional|
"felt his mother's directing arm around him" "the directional role of science on industrial progress"
|2.||[ adjective ] exerting control or influence|
"a guiding principle"
|3.||[ noun ] the act of guiding or showing the way|
|Related terms:||management steer|