Definitions For Indirect


  • Not direct in spatial dimension; not leading by a straight line or course to a destination
  • Extended senses; not direct in manner or language or behavior or action
  • Descended from a common ancestor but through different lines


  • Having intervening factors or persons or influences
  • Not as a direct effect or consequence

Is Indirect a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Indirect is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Indirect in a Sentence

  • We took an indirect route.
  • These plants grow best in bright indirect light.
  • He gave only vague, indirect answers to our questions.

Synonyms for Indirect

Antonyms for Indirect

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