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Definitions of director
the person who leads a musical group Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
member of a board of directors Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
One of a body of persons appointed to manage the affairs of a company or corporation; as, the directors of a bank, insurance company, or railroad company. Webster Dictionary DB
A part of a machine or instrument which directs its motion or action. Webster Dictionary DB
A slender grooved instrument upon which a knife is made to slide when it is wished to limit the extent of motion of the latter, or prevent its injuring the parts beneath. Webster Dictionary DB
A member of the governing board of a corporation, typically elected at an annual meeting of the shareholders. Directors are responsible for making important business decisions -- especially those that legally bind the corporation -- leaving day-to-day management to officers and employees of the corporation. For example, a decision to borrow money, lease an office or buy real property would normally be authorized by the board of directors. However, in the small business world, where it is common for owners to be directors, officers and employees simultaneously, distinctions dividing the roles and responsibilities of these groups are often blurred.
One who guides or shows; one appointed to transact the affairs of a company. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
One who directs: a manager or governor: a counsellor: part of a machine or instrument which guides its motion. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
One who or that which directs. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
A manager of a public company or institution. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
DIRECTRESS or DIRECTRIX. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
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– Gossamer 1915 by George A. Birmingham