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Definitions of object

  1. To offer reasons against. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To set before or against; to bring into opposition; to oppose. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To offer in opposition as a criminal charge or by way of accusation or reproach; to adduce as an objection or adverse reason. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. That which is put, or which may be regarded as put, in the way of some of the senses; something visible or tangible; as, he observed an object in the distance; all the objects in sight; he touched a strange object in the dark. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. That by which the mind, or any of its activities, is directed; that on which the purpose are fixed as the end of action or effort; that which is sought for; end; aim; motive; final cause. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Sight; show; appearance; aspect. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A word, phrase, or clause toward which an action is directed, or is considered to be directed; as, the object of a transitive verb. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To urge as a reason against. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. To offer in opposition: to oppose. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. To offer in opposition. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. To allege as a reason against something. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. To make opposition in words or argument; - usually followed by to. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To make opposition: usually with to; to disapprove. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. To declare oneself opposed to something. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. To oppose; to offer in opposition. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. To oppose in words or arguments; to present or offer in opposition. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  17. a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. the focus of cognitions or feelings; "objects of thought"; "the object of my affection" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. a grammatical constituent that is acted upon; "the object of the verb" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. (grammar) a constituent that is acted upon; "the object of the verb" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  21. express or raise an objection or protest or criticism or express dissent; "She never objected to the amount of work her boss charged her with"; "When asked to drive the truck, she objected that she did not have a driver's license" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  22. be averse to or express disapproval of; "My wife objects to modern furniture" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  23. That which is set, or which may be regarded as set, before the mind so as to be apprehended or known; that of which the mind by any of its activities takes cognizance, whether a thing external in space or a conception formed by the mind itself; as, an object of knowledge, wonder, fear, thought, study, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. Anything that can be seen or touched; anything that can be known or understood by the mind; motive; end; aim; in grammar, a word, phrase, or clause that receives the action of the verb and completes the predicate; opposite to subject. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  25. Objector. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  26. Anything set or thrown before the mind: that which is sought for: end: motive: (gram.) that which follows a transitive verb. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  27. Anything set before the mind or senses; thing perceived or thought of; end; motive. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  28. Anything that may be perceived by the senses. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. That which is affected by an action. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  30. A purpose; aim. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. That about which any faculty is employed, or to which it is directed; something presented to or before the mind; end; ultimate purpose; that which follows as acted upon by a transitive verb. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  32. Opposed; presented in opposition; also, exposed. Webster Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for object

  1. I should be glad if you would tell me what you object to in him. – The Perpetual Curate by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  2. I am sure he won't object – The Wicked Marquis by E. Phillips Oppenheim
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