Directive may refer to:

  • Directive (European Union), a legislative act of the European Union
  • Directive (poem), a highly-acclaimed poem by Robert Frost
  • Directives, used by United States Government agencies (particularly the United States Department of Defense) to convey policies, responsibilities, and procedures
  • Directive (programming) in a computer program or associated with compiling a program
  • A particular kind of speech act which causes the hearer to take a particular action