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Ways of describing involvement and directness - thesaurus

Synonyms

directly

adverb

in a way that involves only the two people or things mentioned, with no one or nothing else coming in between

first-hand

adjective

obtained directly from someone who is involved in something

vicarious

adjective

experienced through the actions of other people

direct

adjective

involving only the two people or things mentioned and with no one or nothing else coming in between

participative

adjective

formal allowing or encouraging everyone to take part in something, especially in making decisions that affect them

first/second/third hand

if you experience something first hand, you experience it yourself. If you experience something second hand or third hand, someone else tells you about it.

close to home

involving someone directly

through someone’s eyes

as though a particular person is seeing or experiencing something

from the horse’s mouth

information from the horse’s mouth comes from someone who is directly involved

squarely

adverb

directly

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between

adverb

used for showing which people or groups are involved in an agreement, discussion, competition, fight etc

direct

adverb

in a way that involves only the two people or things mentioned, with no one or nothing else coming in between

first-hand

adverb

in a direct way from someone who is involved in something

first-hand

adjective

gained by doing something yourself

first-hand

adverb

in a direct way by doing something yourself

hands-on

adjective

a hands-on person is involved in something and does not let other people do all the work and make all the decisions

in the name of

representing someone or something

square

adverb

directly

the usual suspects

the people or things that are usually involved in a particular situation or activity

with

preposition

used for showing who you compete, fight, or argue against

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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