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direct object

direct object

 
pronunciation:
d rekt ab jekt
part of speech: noun
definition: in grammar, the element of a sentence that represents the object, goal, or receiver of the action of a verb, such as "the ball" in "She kicked the ball". (Cf. indirect object, subject.)
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