Direct Object Definition

The direct object of a verb is created, affected or altered by the action of a verb, or appreciated or sensed by the subject of the verb.

EG: She closed the door. ('door' is directly affected by her action.)

See Also:

Indirect Object; Intransitive Verb; Predicate; Transitive Verb; Complement; Retained Object


Complement & Object

Related to 'Direct Object'