- The definition of directive is something related to management or control of an operation.
If your boss puts you in charge or managing a project, this is an example of when you are in a directive role.
- A directive is defined as an order or an official instruction.
When your boss orders you to call a client, this is an example of a directive.
directive definition by Webster's New World
- directing; tending or intended to direct
- indicating direction
directive definition by American Heritage Dictionary