Direct-object meaning

(grammar) The noun or noun phrase that a verb is directly acting upon.
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A word or phrase in a sentence referring to the person or thing receiving the action of a transitive verb. For example, in English, in mail the letter and call him, letter and him are direct objects.
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Attributive form of direct object, noun.

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The definition of direct object is the receiver of action in a sentence.

An example of a direct object is the word "cake" in the sentence, "He baked a cake."

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(gram.) The word or words denoting the thing or person that receives the action of a transitive verb; goal or result of a verbal action (Ex.: ball in “he hit the ball”)
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