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indirect

see definition of indirect
  • adjroundabout; unintended
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Synonyms for indirect

adj roundabout; unintended
  • ambiguous
  • ancillary
  • circuitous
  • implied
  • incidental
  • oblique
  • tortuous
  • collateral
  • circular
  • circumlocutory
  • complicated
  • contingent
  • crooked
  • devious
  • discursive
  • duplicitous
  • erratic
  • eventual
  • long
  • long way home
  • long-drawn-out
  • long-winded
  • meandering
  • obscure
  • out-of-the-way
  • periphrastic
  • rambling
  • secondary
  • serpentine
  • sidelong
  • sinister
  • sinuous
  • snaking
  • sneaking
  • sneaky
  • subsidiary
  • twisting
  • underhand
  • vagrant
  • wandering
  • winding
  • zigzag

Antonyms for indirect

  • direct
  • straight
  • straightforward
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to indirect

allusive

adjective. suggestive
  • connotative
  • evocative
  • implied
  • impressionistic
  • indirect
  • inferred
  • remindful

circumstantial

adjective. incidental

crooked

adjective. evil, corrupt
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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