Associations to the word «Indirect»


INDIRECT, adjective. Not direct; roundabout; deceiving; setting a trap; confusing.
INDIRECT FREE KICK, noun. (soccer) a free kick from which a goal may be scored only after the ball has been played by at least one other player
INDIRECT MATERNAL DEATH, noun. A pregnancy-related death in a female patient with a preexisting or newly developed health problem.
INDIRECT OBJECT, noun. (grammar) A grammatical role of a ditransitive verb that usually manifests as a recipient or goal.
INDIRECT OBJECTS, noun. Plural of indirect object
INDIRECT QUOTATION, noun. An utterance that describes what somebody said, but without repeating their exact words.
INDIRECT QUOTATION, noun. (currency) (business) A rate in foreign currency.
INDIRECT QUOTATIONS, noun. Plural of indirect quotation
INDIRECT REPORT, noun. An employee whose is indirectly under the supervision of a particular manager
INDIRECT SPEECH, noun. Reported speech

Dictionary definition

INDIRECT, adjective. Having intervening factors or persons or influences; "reflection from the ceiling provided a soft indirect light"; "indirect evidence"; "an indirect cause".
INDIRECT, adjective. Not direct in spatial dimension; not leading by a straight line or course to a destination; "sometimes taking an indirect path saves time"; "you must take an indirect course in sailing".
INDIRECT, adjective. Descended from a common ancestor but through different lines; "cousins are collateral relatives"; "an indirect descendant of the Stuarts".
INDIRECT, adjective. Extended senses; not direct in manner or language or behavior or action; "making indirect but legitimate inquiries"; "an indirect insult"; "doubtless they had some indirect purpose in mind"; "though his methods are indirect they are not dishonest"; "known as a shady indirect fellow".
INDIRECT, adjective. Not as a direct effect or consequence; "indirect benefits"; "an indirect advantage".

Wise words

Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.
Alfred Adler