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Definition of indirect object noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

indirect object

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a noun, noun phrase, or pronoun in a sentence, used after some verbs, that refers to the person or thing that an action is done to or for In “Give him the money,” “him” is the indirect object and “money” is the direct object.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: indirect object