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1. object

noun. ['ˈɑːbdʒɛkt, əbˈdʒɛkt'] a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow.

Synonyms

  • stuff
  • wall
  • draw
  • small beer
  • ribbon
  • discard
  • souvenir
  • ground
  • filler
  • commemorative
  • peculiarity
  • je ne sais quoi
  • portion
  • ice
  • vagabond
  • formation
  • vehicle
  • rarity
  • geological formation
  • head
  • part
  • shiner
  • whole
  • prop
  • neighbor
  • hoodoo
  • solid ground
  • earth
  • relic
  • physical object
  • makeweight
  • growth
  • land
  • film
  • good luck charm
  • paring
  • oddity
  • hail
  • fomite
  • property
  • web
  • curiosity
  • dry land
  • thread
  • soil
  • trivia
  • neighbour
  • charm
  • keepsake
  • snake
  • lot
  • floater
  • trifle
  • location
  • token
  • catch
  • oddment
  • physical entity
  • moon
  • curio
  • remains
  • triviality
  • unit
  • finding

Antonyms

  • conductor
  • unclog
  • unstuff
  • pull

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Words that Rhyme with Direct Object

  • teleconnect
  • overprotect
  • interconnect
  • disrespect
  • reinspect
  • misdirect
  • disinfect
  • disconnect
  • reconnect
  • recollect
  • nondirect
  • interject
  • disaffect
  • suspect
  • subject
  • resurrect
  • respect
  • reflect
  • reelect
  • redirect
  • project
  • neglect
  • intersect
  • inspect
  • indirect
  • incorrect
  • expect
  • deflect
  • confect
  • unchecked

Example sentences of the word direct-object


1. Noun Phrase
It can appear as a direct object of a verb:

2. Noun Phrase
A sentence written in the active voice shows the subject acting on a direct object.

2. direct

adjective. ['dɝˈɛkt, daɪˈrɛkt, dɪˈrɛkt'] direct in spatial dimensions; proceeding without deviation or interruption; straight and short.

Synonyms

  • door-to-door
  • through
  • undeviating
  • unswerving
  • nonstop
  • straightforward
  • point-blank
  • straight
  • straightness

Antonyms

  • crooked
  • indirectness
  • node
  • middle

Etymology

  • directus (Latin)

3. object

verb. ['ˈɑːbdʒɛkt, əbˈdʒɛkt'] express or raise an objection or protest or criticism or express dissent.

Synonyms

  • make a stink
  • demur
  • cavil
  • raise a stink
  • remonstrate
  • disapprove
  • mind
  • except
  • raise hell
  • carp
  • reject
  • chicane
  • challenge

Antonyms

  • commonality
  • good fortune
  • bad luck
  • misfortune

4. direct

adjective. ['dɝˈɛkt, daɪˈrɛkt, dɪˈrɛkt'] having no intervening persons, agents, conditions.

Synonyms

  • immediate

Antonyms

  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness

Etymology

  • directus (Latin)

5. direct

verb. ['dɝˈɛkt, daɪˈrɛkt, dɪˈrɛkt'] intend (something) to move towards a certain goal.

Synonyms

  • point
  • address
  • place
  • home in
  • take aim
  • zero in
  • train
  • take
  • range in
  • target

Antonyms

  • unjust
  • immoral
  • dishonorable
  • unworthy

Etymology

  • directus (Latin)

6. direct

verb. ['dɝˈɛkt, daɪˈrɛkt, dɪˈrɛkt'] command with authority.

Synonyms

  • order
  • stet
  • tell
  • say

Antonyms

  • inaccessibility
  • unavailability
  • disorient
  • cheer

Etymology

  • directus (Latin)

7. direct

verb. ['dɝˈɛkt, daɪˈrɛkt, dɪˈrɛkt'] guide the actors in (plays and films).

Synonyms

  • create
  • stage direct

Antonyms

  • unlawful
  • dishonesty
  • disagree

Etymology

  • directus (Latin)

8. direct

verb. ['dɝˈɛkt, daɪˈrɛkt, dɪˈrɛkt'] be in charge of.

Synonyms

  • care
  • throw
  • run
  • head
  • have
  • act
  • deal
  • move
  • hold
  • guide
  • handle
  • administer
  • steer
  • operate
  • lead
  • manage
  • make

Antonyms

  • patterned
  • attractive
  • enliven
  • sensitize

Etymology

  • directus (Latin)

9. direct

verb. ['dɝˈɛkt, daɪˈrɛkt, dɪˈrɛkt'] point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards.

Synonyms

  • sight
  • point
  • swing
  • place
  • draw a bead on
  • charge
  • take aim
  • turn
  • train
  • level
  • take
  • position
  • target
  • hold

Antonyms

  • disingenuous
  • counterfeit
  • insincere
  • false

Etymology

  • directus (Latin)

10. direct

verb. ['dɝˈɛkt, daɪˈrɛkt, dɪˈrɛkt'] take somebody somewhere.

Synonyms

  • hand
  • misguide
  • beacon
  • misdirect
  • lead astray
  • usher
  • show
  • lead
  • guide
  • take
  • conduct

Antonyms

  • fancy
  • complex
  • rhetorical
  • unobvious

Etymology

  • directus (Latin)
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