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object

noun

1 object

A tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow:
— It was full of rackets, balls and other objects.

synonym: physical object.

Roget 846: ugliness etc. adj.; deformity, inelegance; acomia; disfigurement etc. (blemish) 848; want of symmetry, inconcinnity; distortion etc. ... show more

Roget 316: materiality, materialness; corporeity, corporality; substantiality, substantialness, flesh and blood, plenum; physical condition.    matter, body, substance, brute matter, ... show more

Roget 3: substantiality, hypostasis; person, being, thing, object, article, item; something, a being, an existence; creature, body, substance, ... show more

Dutch: ding, voorwerp
Polish: obiekt



2 object

The goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable):
— The sole object of her trip was to see her children.

synonyms: aim, objective, target.

Roget 620: intent, intention, intentionality; purpose; quo animo [Lat.]; project etc. 626; undertaking etc. 676; predetermination etc. 611; ... show more

Dutch: doel, doeleinde, doelwit, einddoel, oogmerk, streven

3 object

grammar A constituent that is acted upon.

Dutch: lijdend voorwerp, object, voorwerp

4 object

The focus of cognitions or feelings.

5 object

computing A discrete item that provides a description of virtually anything known to a computer.

Polish: obiekt

verb

1 object

Express or raise an objection or protest or criticism or express dissent.

Dutch: tegenspreken

2 object

Be averse to or express disapproval of.


Moby thesaurus: 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 ... show more.

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