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English Meaning(s) for 方向

  1. direction; orientation; bearing; way
  2. course (e.g. of action)

Definition and Synonyms for 方向

Direction a general course along which something has a tendency to develop
Synonyms: 向き, 向く, 方向, 方角, 方針, 方面
Line a connected series of events or actions or developments
Synonyms: コース, 方向, 方角, 方針, 路線, 過程
Direction a line leading to a place or point
Synonyms: , , , 方向, 方角, , , 道のり, 道筋, 道順
Direction the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves
Synonyms: 向き, 向く, , , , 方位, 方向, 方角, , , 針路

Meanings for each kanji in 方向

direction; person; alternative Kanji Details »
yonder; facing; beyond; confront; defy; tend toward; approach Kanji Details »

Categories 方向 is a member of

Position the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated
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Inclination an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
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Series similar things placed in order or happening one after another
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Path an established line of travel or access
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 方向

Sample Sentences for 方向

There is no access to the building from this direction.
It seems the navy jets had a major screw-up in navigation and they bombed their own troops by mistake.
Using the rudder and the jib with the wind behind it we backed up, turning the bow to the direction we wanted to go.
It is difficult to peg the direction of interest deregulation.
The researcher suggested promising directions for treating the cancer.

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