Synonyms and Antonyms for indirect-discourse

1. indirect discourse (n.)

a report of a discourse in which deictic terms are modified appropriately (e.g., "he said `I am a fool' would be modified to `he said he is a fool'")

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2. discourse (n.)

extended verbal expression in speech or writing

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3. discourse (v.)

to consider or examine in speech or writing

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4. discourse (n.)

an address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service)

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5. discourse (v.)

talk at length and formally about a topic

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6. indirect (adj.)

having intervening factors or persons or influences

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7. indirect (adj.)

not direct in spatial dimension; not leading by a straight line or course to a destination

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8. indirect (adj.)

extended senses; not direct in manner or language or behavior or action

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9. indirect (adj.)

descended from a common ancestor but through different lines

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10. indirect (adj.)

not as a direct effect or consequence

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