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Detailed Translations for indirect from English to French


indirect adj

  1. indirect (circuitious)

Translation Matrix for indirect:

AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- collateral
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
indirect circuitious; indirect
indirectement circuitious; indirect

Related Words for "indirect":

  • indirectly

Synonyms for "indirect":

Antonyms for "indirect":

Related Definitions for "indirect":

  1. not direct in spatial dimension; not leading by a straight line or course to a destination1
    • sometimes taking an indirect path saves time1
    • you must take an indirect course in sailing1
  2. extended senses; not direct in manner or language or behavior or action1
    • making indirect but legitimate inquiries1
    • an indirect insult1
    • doubtless they had some indirect purpose in mind1
    • though his methods are indirect they are not dishonest1
    • known as a shady indirect fellow1
  3. having intervening factors or persons or influences1
    • reflection from the ceiling provided a soft indirect light1
    • indirect evidence1
    • an indirect cause1
  4. descended from a common ancestor but through different lines1
    • an indirect descendant of the Stuarts1
  5. not as a direct effect or consequence1
    • indirect benefits1
    • an indirect advantage1

Wiktionary Translations for indirect:

  1. Qui ne conduit pas au but directement, qui comporte des intermédiaires, qui est détourné.

Cross Translation:
indirect indirect indirect — niet rechtstreeks
indirect indirect mittelbar — nicht direkt, nur über andere Personen oder Zwischenstationen vermittelt

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