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object

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Noun, Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)
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ob=ject
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51 in 48 verses (in OT : 47 in 44 verses) (in NT : 4 in 4 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

objectv. t. [L. objectus, p. p. of objicere, obicere, to throw or put before, to oppose; ob (see Ob-) + jacere to throw: cf. objecter. See Jet a shooting forth.].
  •  To set before or against; to bring into opposition; to oppose.  [1913 Webster]
    "Of less account some knight thereto object,
    Whose loss so great and harmful can not prove.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Some strong impediment or other objecting itself."  [1913 Webster]
    "Pallas to their eyes
    The mist objected, and condensed the skies.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To offer in opposition as a criminal charge or by way of accusation or reproach; to adduce as an objection or adverse reason.  [1913 Webster]
    "He gave to him to object his heinous crime."  [1913 Webster]
    "Others object the poverty of the nation."  [1913 Webster]
    "The book . . . giveth liberty to object any crime against such as are to be ordered."  [1913 Webster]
objectv. i. 
     To make opposition in words or argument; to express one's displeasure; -- usually followed by to; as, she objected to his vulgar language.  Sir. T. More.  [1913 Webster]
objectn. [L. objectus. See Object, v. t.].
  •  That which is put, or which may be regarded as put, in the way of some of the senses; something visible or tangible and persists for an appreciable time; as, he observed an object in the distance; all the objects in sight; he touched a strange object in the dark.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Anything 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.  [1913 Webster]
    "Object is a term for that about which the knowing subject is conversant; what the schoolmen have styled the “materia circa quam.”"  [1913 Webster]
    "The object of their bitterest hatred."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That toward 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; goal; end; aim; motive; final cause.  [1913 Webster]
    "Object, beside its proper signification, came to be abusively applied to denote motive, end, final cause . . . . This innovation was probably borrowed from the French."  [1913 Webster]
    "Let our object be, our country, our whole country, and nothing but our country."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Sight; show; appearance; aspect.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "He, advancing close
    Up to the lake, past all the rest, arose
    In glorious object.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  A word, phrase, or clause toward which an action is directed, or is considered to be directed; as, the object of a transitive verb.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Any set of data that is or can be manipulated or referenced by a computer program as a single entity; -- the term may be used broadly, to include files, images (such as icons on the screen), or small data structures.  [PJC]
  •  Anything which exists and which has attributes; distinguished from attributes, processes, and relations.  [PJC]
Object glass, the lens, or system of lenses, placed at the end of a telescope, microscope, etc., which is toward the object. Its function is to form an image of the object, which is then viewed by the eyepiece. Called also objective or objective lens. See Illust. of Microscope. -- Object lesson, a lesson in which object teaching is made use of. -- Object staff. (Leveling) Same as Leveling staff. -- Object teaching, a method of instruction, in which illustrative objects are employed, each new word or idea being accompanied by a representation of that which it signifies; -- used especially in the kindergarten, for young children.
objecta. [L. objectus, p. p.].
     Opposed; presented in opposition; also, exposed.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

object, n. & v.
--n.
1 a material thing that can be seen or touched.
2 (foll. by of) a person or thing to which action or feeling is directed (the object of attention; the object of our study).
3 a thing sought or aimed at; a purpose.
4 Gram. a noun or its equivalent governed by an active transitive verb or by a preposition.
5 Philos. a thing external to the thinking mind or subject.
6 derog. a person or thing of esp. a pathetic or ridiculous appearance.
7 Computing a package of information and a description of its manipulation.
--v.
1 intr. (often foll. by to, against) express or feel opposition, disapproval, or reluctance; protest (I object to being treated like this; objecting against government policies).
2 tr. (foll. by that + clause) state as an objection (objected that they were kept waiting).
3 tr. (foll. by to, against, or that + clause) adduce (a quality or fact) as contrary or damaging (to a case).

Idiom
no object not forming an important or restricting factor (money no object). object-ball Billiards etc. that at which a player aims the cue-ball. object-glass the lens in a telescope etc. nearest to the object observed. object language
1 a language described by means of another language (see METALANGUAGE).
2 Computing a language into which a program is translated by means of a compiler or assembler. object-lesson a striking practical example of some principle. object of the exercise the main point of an activity.
Derivative
objectless adj. objector n.
Etymology
ME f. med.L objectum thing presented to the mind, past part. of L objicere (as OB-, jacere ject- throw)

THESAURUS

object

IC analysis, affair, agree to disagree, aim, an existence, appositive, article, artifact, attribute, attributive, balk, ban, be against, be at cross-purposes, beef, being, bitch, blackball, body, boggle, boycott, break, break off, bulk, butt, by-end, by-purpose, call in question, categorically reject, challenge, clash, collide, complain, complain loudly, complement, conflict, confront, construction modifier, contend with, contradict, counter, creature, criticize, critter, cry out against, cutting, deep structure, demonstrate, demonstrate against, demur, deprecate, design, destination, differ, dingus, direct object, disaccord, disagree, disallow, disapprove, disapprove of, discommend, disfavor, dispute, dissent, dissent from, dofunny, dohickey, dojigger, dojiggy, domajig, domajigger, doodad, dowhacky, duty, end, end in view, entelechy, enter a protest, entity, eppes, etwas, except, exclude, expostulate, face down, face out, face up to, fact, filler, final cause, flumadiddle, focus, form-function unit, front, frown, frown at, frown down, frown upon, function, gadget, game, gigamaree, gimmick, gizmo, goal, grimace at, hickey, holler, hootenanny, hootmalalie, howl, idea, immediate constituent analysis, indirect object, individual, intent, intention, interfere with, inveigh against, item, jangle, jar, jib, jigger, jostle, kick, kick against, levels, life, look askance at, look black upon, make a stand, march, mark, mass, material, material thing, matter, meet head-on, mismatch, mismate, modifier, monad, negate, not approve, not go for, not hear of, not hold with, object in mind, object to, objective, offer resistance, oppose, organism, ostracize, person, persona, personality, phenomenon, phrase structure, picket, plan, predicate, press objections, prey, protest, protest against, purpose, pursuit, qualifier, quarry, quelque chose, quintain, rail, raise a howl, rally, ranks, rant, rave, reality, reason, reason for being, recalcitrate, refuse, reject, reluct, remonstrate, revolt, say no to, scruple, shallow structure, show fight, sit in, slot, slot and filler, something, soul, spurn, squawk, stand, stand at bay, stand up against, stand up to, state a grievance, stickle, storm, strata, strike, strive against, structure, stuff, subject, substance, surface structure, syntactic analysis, syntactic structure, syntactics, syntax, tagmeme, take exception to, tangible, target, teach in, teleology, thing, thingum, thingumabob, thingumadad, thingumadoodle, thingumajig, thingumajigger, thingumaree, thingummy, think ill of, think little of, thumb down, ultimate aim, underlying structure, unit, use, vary, view with disfavor, volume, whatchy, widget, withstand, word arrangement, word order, yell bloody murder

ROGET THESAURUS

object

Intention

N intent, intention, intentionality, purpose, quo animo, project, undertaking, predetermination, design, ambition, contemplation, mind, animus, view, purview, proposal, study, look out, final cause, raison d'etre, cui bono, object, aim, end, the be all and the end all, drift, tendency, destination, mark, point, butt, goal, target, bull's-eye, quintain, prey, quarry, game, decision, determination, resolve, fixed set purpose, settled purpose, ultimatum, resolution, wish, arriere pensee, motive, teleology, intended, intentional, advised, express, determinate, prepense, bound for, intending, minded, bent upon, at stake, on the anvil, on the tapis, in view, in prospect, in the breast of, in petto, teleological, intentionally, advisedly, wittingly, knowingly, designedly, purposely, on purpose, by design, studiously, pointedly, with intent, deliberately, with one's eyes open, in cold blood, for, with a view, with an eye to, in order to, in order that, to the end that, with the intent that, for the purpose of, with the view of, in contemplation of, on account of, in pursuance of, pursuant to, quo animo, to all intents and purposes, The road to hell is paved with good intentions, sublimi feriam sidera vertice.

Substantiality

N substantiality, hypostasis, person, being, thing, object, article, item, something, a being, an existence, creature, body, substance, flesh and blood, stuff, substratum, matter, corporeity, element, essential nature, groundwork, materiality, substantialness, vital part, world, plenum, substantive, substantial, hypostatic, personal, bodily, tangible, corporeal, substantially, bodily, essentially.

Ugliness

N ugliness, deformity, inelegance, acomia, disfigurement, want of symmetry, inconcinnity, distortion, squalor, forbidding countenance, vinegar aspect, hanging look, wry face, spretae injuria formae, eyesore, object, witch, hag, figure, sight, fright, monster, dog, woofer, pig, octopus, specter, scarecrow, harridan, satyr, toad, monkey, baboon, Caliban, Aesop, monstrum horrendum informe ingens cui lumen adempt, ugly, ugly as sin, ugly as a toad, ugly as a scarecrow, ugly as a dead monkey, plain, bald (unadorned), homely, ordinary, unornamental, inartistic, unsightly, unseemly, uncomely, unlovely, unshapely, sightless, seemless, not fit to be seen, unbeauteous, unbeautiful, beautiless, semibeautiful, shapeless, misshapen, misproportioned, monstrous, gaunt, dumpy, curtailed of its fair proportions, ill-made, ill- shaped, ill-proportioned, crooked, hard featured, hard visaged, ill-favored, hard-favored, evil-favored, ill-looking, unprepossessing, unattractive, uninviting, unpleasing, graceless, inelegant, ungraceful, ungainly, uncouth, stiff, rugged, rough, gross, rude, awkward, clumsy, slouching, rickety, gawky, lumping, lumpish, lumbering, hulky, hulking, unwieldy, squalid, haggard, grim, grim faced, grim visaged, grisly, ghastly, ghost like, death like, cadaverous, grewsome, gruesome, frightful, hideous, odious, uncanny, forbidding, repellant, repulsive, repugnant, grotesque, bizarre, grody, grody to the max, horrid, horrible, shocking, foul, dingy, gaudy, disfigured, discolored.

Materiality

N materiality, materialness, corporeity, corporality, substantiality, substantialness, flesh and blood, plenum, physical condition, matter, body, substance, brute matter, stuff, element, principle, parenchyma, material, substratum, hyle, corpus, pabulum, frame, object, article, thing, something, still life, stocks and stones, materials, physics, somatology, somatics, natural philosophy, experimental philosophy, physicism, physical science, philosophie positive, materialism, materialist, physicist, somatism, somatist, material, bodily, corporeal, corporal, physical, somatic, somatoscopic, sensible, tangible, ponderable, palpable, substantial, objective, impersonal, nonsubjective, neuter, unspiritual, materialistic.


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