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Synonyms for object
ˈɒb dʒɪkt, -dʒɛkt; əbˈdʒɛkt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. object, physical object(noun)

    a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow

    "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"

    Synonyms:
    objective, aim, physical object, target

  2. aim, object, objective, target(noun)

    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:
    intention, aim, objective, quarry, design, physical object, object lens, mark, butt, target area, prey, objective lens, intent, object glass, target, fair game, bearing, purpose, heading

  3. object(noun)

    (grammar) a constituent that is acted upon

    "the object of the verb"

    Synonyms:
    objective, aim, physical object, target

  4. object(noun)

    the focus of cognitions or feelings

    "objects of thought"; "the object of my affection"

    Synonyms:
    objective, aim, physical object, target

  5. object(verb)

    (computing) a discrete item that provides a description of virtually anything known to a computer

    "in object-oriented programming, objects include data and define its status, its methods of operation and how it interacts with other objects"

    Synonyms:
    objective, aim, physical object, target

  6. object(verb)

    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"

  7. object(verb)

    be averse to or express disapproval of

    "My wife objects to modern furniture"

Wiktionary

  1. object(noun)

    To disagree with something or someone; especially in a Court of Law, to raise an objection.

    Synonyms:
    article, item, target, thing

  2. object(noun)

    The goal, end or purpose of something.

    Synonyms:
    item, target, thing, article

  3. object(noun)

    The noun phrase which is an internal complement of a verb phrase or a prepositional phrase. In a verb phrase with a transitive action verb, it is typically the receiver of the action.

    Synonyms:
    target, thing, article, item

  4. object(noun)

    A person or thing toward which an emotion is directed.

    Synonyms:
    article, thing, item, target

  5. object(noun)

    In object-oriented programming, an instantiation of a class or structure.

    Synonyms:
    item, thing, target, article

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. object

    The aim is the direction in which one shoots, or sometimes that which is aimed at. The mark is that at which one shoots; the goal, that toward which one runs. All alike indicate the direction of endeavor. The end is the point at which one expects or hopes to close his labors; the object, that which he would grasp as the reward of his labors. Aspiration, design, endeavor, purpose, referring to the mental acts by which the aim is attained, are often used as interchangeable with aim. Aspiration applies to what are viewed as noble aims; endeavor, design, intention, purpose, indifferently to the best or worst. Aspiration has less of decision than the other terms; one may aspire to an object, and yet lack the fixedness of purpose by which alone it can be attained. Purpose is stronger than intention. Design especially denotes the adaptation of means to an end; endeavor refers to the exertions by which it is to be attained. One whose aims are worthy, whose aspirations are high, whose designs are wise, and whose purposes are steadfast, may hope to reach the goal of his ambition, and will surely win some object worthy of a life's endeavor. Compare AMBITION; DESIGN.

    Synonyms:
    aim, aspiration, design, determination, end, end, endeavor, endeavor, goal, inclination, intent, intention, mark, purpose, tendency

    Antonyms:
    aimlessness, avoidance, carelessness, heedlessness, neglect, negligence, oversight, purposelessness, thoughtlessness

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. object(n)

    Synonyms:
    appearance, sight, design, end, aim, motive, intent, view, goal

    Antonyms:
    idea, notion, conception, fancy, subject, proposal, purpose, effect

  2. object(v)

    Synonyms:
    oppose, contravene, obstruct, defer to, except to, gainsay, disapprove

    Antonyms:
    approve, approve of

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. object(n.)

    Synonyms:
    mark, butt

  2. object(n.)

    Synonyms:
    end, aim, intent, purpose, design, view, scope, drift, goal, final cause

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. object(n)

    Synonyms:
    thing, article, goal, purpose, aim, motive, intent, design, target, butt, destination, view

  2. object(v)

    Synonyms:
    disapprove, oppose, demur, contravene, gainsay, except, cavil

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    objects, subject, purpose, aim, subject-matter, oppose, objection, objective, re, objeto, goal, order, target, articles

How to pronounce object?

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How to say object in sign language?

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How to use object in a sentence?

  1. Charles Caleb Colton:

    To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail our pride supports us; when we succeed, it betrays us.

  2. Man Ray:

    It has never been my object to record my dreams, just to realize them.

  3. This Is Spinal Tap:

    David I do not, for one, think that the problem was that the band was down. I think that the problem *may* have been, that there was a Stonehenge monument on the stage that was in danger of being *crushed* by a *dwarf*. Alright That tended to understate the hugeness of the object.

  4. Justice Joseph Story:

    This provision (the 4th Amendment) speaks for itself. Its plain object is to secure the perfect enjoyment of that great right of the common law, that a man's house shall be his own castle, privileged against all civil and military intrusion.

  5. Sean Biggerstaff:

    It can be a bit irritating when someone asks me how the new film's coming along when I haven't worked on Harry Potter for two years. Generally speaking, I have no problem with it. Most actors go through their careers without ever being involved in something so spectacular, so I think it would be a bit ignorant of me to object to being associated with it. Harry Potter is an amazing thing. I'm not just being diplomatic here either. I'm still reminded regularly of what a unique experience it was.


Translations for object

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  • objekAfrikaans
  • كائن, مفعول, هدفArabic
  • прадмет, аб'ектBelarusian
  • предмет, обектBulgarian
  • objecteCatalan, Valencian
  • objekt, předmět, namítnoutCzech
  • objekt, ting, indvendeDanish
  • Objekt, Gegenstand, Einwände haben, dagegen sein, einwendenGerman
  • αντικείμενο, σκοπός, αντιτίθεμαι, ενίσταμαι, αντιτείνω, διαφωνώGreek
  • complemento, objeto, objetarSpanish
  • eseEstonian
  • چیز, شیء, مفعولPersian
  • kohde, olio, objekti, esine, vastustaa, väittää vastaanFinnish
  • objet, objecter, opposerFrench
  • cuspairScottish Gaelic
  • obxectoGalician
  • אוביקט, חפץ, מושאHebrew
  • चीज़, कर्मHindi
  • objèHaitian Creole
  • tárgy, ellenezHungarian
  • խնդիր, իր, օբյեկտArmenian
  • objekto, objecionarIdo
  • hlutur, andlag, andl., mótmæla, malda í mórinn, mæla á mótiIcelandic
  • oggetto, obiettareItalian
  • 物, 物件, オブジェクト, 目的語, 対象, 物体, 反対Japanese
  • កម្មបទ, វត្ថុវិស័យKhmer
  • 물건, 物件, 목적어Korean
  • objectLatin
  • zavatra, mitohitra, tsy manaikyMalagasy
  • rauweneMāori
  • предмет, објект, приговараMacedonian
  • कर्म, वस्तुMarathi
  • voorwerp, lijdend voorwerp, object, meewerkend voorwerp, ertegen zijn, protesterenDutch
  • gjenstand, objekt, tingNorwegian
  • przedmiot, obiekt, dopełnienie, sprzeciwiać sięPolish
  • objeto, objetivo, objetarPortuguese
  • kutipakuyQuechua
  • obiect, lucru, obiecta, opuneRomanian
  • объект, дополнение, предмет, возражать, возразитьRussian
  • वस्तु, कर्मSanskrit
  • وَٿَ, وَکَرُ, مفعول, نشانو, شَيSindhi
  • objekat, objekt, објект, предмет, објекат, predmetSerbo-Croatian
  • predmet, objekt, namietaťSlovak
  • objekt, predmetSlovene
  • föremål, objekt, protestera, invända, motsätta sigSwedish
  • కర్మ, వస్తువుTelugu
  • шайъTajik
  • วัตถุThai
  • nesne, obje, cisim, karşı çıkmak, itirazı olmakTurkish
  • об'єкт, предметUkrainian
  • چیزUrdu
  • đồ vật, vật thể, tân ngữ, đối tượng, phản đốiVietnamese

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