direct object Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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direct objectnoun [C]

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The ​directobject of a transitiveverb is the ​person or thing that is ​affected by the ​action of the ​verb.
(Definition of direct object from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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direct objectnoun [C]

 us   /dəˈrekt ˈɑb·dʒɪkt, dɑɪ-/
(in ​grammar) the word or phrase naming who or what ​receives the ​action of the ​verb: In the ​sentence "I ​saw Mary," "Mary" is the direct object.
(Definition of direct object from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “direct object”
in Chinese (Simplified) 直接宾语…
in Turkish belirtili nesne…
in Russian прямое дополнение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 直接受詞…
in Polish dopełnienie bliższe…
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