directed

past tense of direct
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as in channeled
to cause to move to a central point or along a restricted pathway the aqueduct directs the water into an artificial lake

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as in ordered
to request the doing of by virtue of one's authority the caretaker directed that all of the windows be closed before we left

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as in steered
to point out the way for (someone) especially from a position in front the guide directed the tour through the museum with commendable efficiency and expertise

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“Directed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/directed. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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