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According to WordNet, the adjective "direct" has 10 sense(s).

300760916 direct in spatial dimensions; proceeding without deviation or interruption; straight and short; "a direct route"; "a direct flight"; "a direct hit".

300005473 lacking compromising or mitigating elements; exact; "the direct opposite".

300769926 moving from west to east on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in the same direction as the Earth.

301416508 in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child; "lineal ancestors"; "lineal heirs"; "a direct descendant of the king"; "direct heredity".

300914808 in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker; "a direct quotation"; "repeated their dialog verbatim".

300770480 having no intervening persons, agents, conditions; "in direct sunlight"; "in direct contact with the voters"; "direct exposure to the disease"; "a direct link"; "the direct cause of the accident"; "direct vote".

300763901 straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action; "a direct question"; "a direct response"; "a direct approach".

301852666 being an immediate result or consequence; "a direct result of the accident".

300763633 (of a current) flowing in one direction only; "direct current".

300769239 similar in nature or effect or relation to another quantity; "a term is in direct proportion to another term if it increases (or decreases) as the other increases (or decreases)".


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