Definition of director :
1. A part of a machine or instrument which directs its motion or action.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. One who, or that which, directs; one who regulates, guides, or orders; a manager or superintendent.
theater director, usher, coach, managing director, pilot, over, straw boss, chieftain, escort, hierarch, guide, music director, foreperson, theatre director, film director, taskmistress, forewoman, exec, official, lead, administrant, headman, shepherd, handler, honcho, show
director (part of speech: noun)
producer (part of speech: noun)
master (part of speech: noun)
landlord, authority, maestro, guru, head, senior, principal, mother, sire, abbot, titleholder, chief, governor, ruler, commander, squire, dean, mahatma, proprietress, captain, manager, commandant, president, headmaster, star, landlady, leader, headmistress, quartermaster, kingpin, officer, executive, mandarin, proprietor, master, Lord
- The railway of which her papa was a director was very differently managed. - "Melchior's Dream and Other Tales", Juliana Horatia Ewing.
- At the head of each department is a director, who is appointed by the governor, is responsible to him, and whose term of office is the same as that of the governor. - "Community Civics and Rural Life", Arthur W. Dunn.
- Our Director has taken possession of him just in the same way. - "The History of Samuel Titmarsh and the Great Hoggarty Diamond", William Makepeace Thackeray.