sense of direction

Definition of sense of direction

1 :ability to find one's way around easily in a new place
  • a good/poor sense of direction
2 :ability to know in which direction something is
  • I've got no sense of direction.

Word by Word Definitions

sense play
  1. : a meaning conveyed or intended : import, signification

  2. : the faculty of perceiving by means of sense organs

  3. : a specialized function or mechanism (such as sight, hearing, smell, taste, or touch) by which an animal receives and responds to external or internal stimuli

  1. : to perceive by the senses (see 1sense 2)

  2. : to be or become conscious of

  3. : grasp, comprehend

direction play
  1. : guidance or supervision of action or conduct : management

  2. : the address placed on the outside of a letter or package to be delivered : superscription

  3. : an explicit instruction : order


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