Student Thesaurus

One entry found for directive.
Entry Word: directive
Function: noun
Text: 1 a statement of what to do that must be obeyed by those concerned <the company president regularly issues directives intended for all staff members> -- see COMMAND 1
2 an order publicly issued by an authority <a directive issued by the archbishop that is to be read during Sunday services at every parish> -- see EDICT 1
3 a written communication giving information or directions <a growing stack of unread directives from the company vice president> -- see MEMORANDUM 1