Direction Wikipedia open wikipedia design. This article does not have any sources. You can help Wikipedia by finding good sources, and adding them. (September 2015) Pointing in the correct direction Direction follows an imaginary line connecting two points. Something following the line is moving in that direction. People show directions by pointing. The word direction is made from the root direct meaning to guide. These are words used to talk about a direction: Up Down Backward Left Right Forward Northeast South Southeast East Northeast West Related pages[change | change source] Compass Navigation This page is based on a Wikipedia article written by contributors (read/edit).Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license; additional terms may apply. Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.