indirect translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "indirect" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective /indiˈrekt/
not leading straight to the destination; not direct
We arrived late because we took rather an indirect route.
not straightforward
I asked her several questions, but she kept giving me indirect answers.
not intended; not directly aimed at
The food shortage is an indirect result of the war.
indirectness noun
cualidad de indirecto
indirect object noun (linguistics ) the word in a sentence which stands for the person or thing to or for whom something is given, done etc
complemento indirecto
In ’Give me the book’, ’Tell the children a story’, ’Boil John an egg’, me, the children and John are indirect objects.
indirect speech noun (linguistics) a person’s words as they are reported rather than in the form in which they were said
discurso indirecto
He said that he would come is the form in indirect speech of He said ’I will come’.
(Definition of indirect from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day


peaceful, quiet, and without worry

Word of the Day

Tree huggers and climate change deniers
Tree huggers and climate change deniers
by Colin McIntosh,
October 08, 2015
The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

Read More 

climate justice noun
climate justice noun
October 12, 2015
the holding to account of those responsible for climate change and reparation for those most affected by it I just finished reading the pope’s message to the world on climate justice.I feel energized and have joined a group of people at my church, St. Joseph University Parish, who feel the same.

Read More