co·​di·​rect | \ ˌkō-də-ˈrekt How to pronounce codirect (audio) , -dī-\
variants: or co-direct
codirected or co-directed; codirecting or co-directing

Definition of codirect

: to share the duties of directing (something) with another or others : to direct (something) jointly codirect a film co-directing a seminar on online advertising A couple of years ago I inherited a job codirecting a program that integrates children's books into pediatric practice.— Perri Klass Carlos and Christie Vela not only co-star but co-direct, working in tandem onstage and off.— Lindsey Wilson

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Other Words from codirect

codirector \ ˌkō-​də-​ˈrek-​tər How to pronounce codirector (audio) , -​dī-​ \ or co-director noun, plural codirectors or co-directors
codirectors of the New York City Ballet co-director of the laboratory

Examples of codirect in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The actress codirected two short films, including The Arm, a project that won her a special jury prize at Sundance in 2012. Glamour, "Netflix Had the Perfect Response to Someone Who Questioned Brie Larson’s Directing Skills," 28 Mar. 2019 The documentary, which Burns codirected with filmmaker Li-Shin Yu, debuts nationally at 8 p.m. Tuesday on PBS stations. Jeff Gammage,, "When past is present: New documentary explores harsh treatment of Chinese immigrants," 25 May 2018 Captain Marvel, which comes out in 2019, is being codirected by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. Julyssa Lopez, Glamour, "Marvel's Black Widow Movie Will Have a Female Director," 13 July 2018 In fact, the whole Kline crew including Owen and Greta appeared in The Anniversary Party, cowritten and codirected by Leigh. Maria Carter, Country Living, "All Odds Were Against Phoebe Cates and Kevin Kline Making It as a Couple," 22 Nov. 2017 Millepied codirected the project alongside Aaron Duffy and Bob Partington, working with celebrated cinematographer Darius Khondji to bring the world of fashion to the silver screen. Vogue, "The Fashion Set Comes Out for a Screening of Rag & Bone’s New Film, Why Can’t We Get Along," 2 Feb. 2018 Despite uneven casting, this New Colony premiere, codirected by Diana Raiselis and Katrina Dion, still manages moments of great pathos. Chicago Reader, "Bachelorette, Hard Times, and 12 more stage shows to see now," 18 Oct. 2017 In the song’s video, codirected by Maine and Nick Harwood, the singer lies flat on the bed of a pickup truck in a high-neck red fleece and track pants, as he’s driven around his home territory of upstate New York. Rachel Hahn, Vogue, "In Porches’s New Video, Aaron Maine Goes From Country Boy to City Slicker," 11 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of codirect

1909, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of codirect was in 1909

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