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Overview of adj indirect

The adj indirect has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (8) indirect

(having intervening factors or persons or influences; "reflection from the ceiling provided a soft indirect light"; "indirect evidence"; "an indirect cause")

2. (2) indirect

(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")

3. collateral, indirect

(descended from a common ancestor but through different lines; "cousins are collateral relatives"; "an indirect descendant of the Stuarts")

4. indirect

(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")

5. indirect

(not as a direct effect or consequence; "indirect benefits"; "an indirect advantage")

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