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Object (IPA: /ˈɑbdʒɛkt/, /əbˈdʒɛkt/)


Object (v. t.)

To set before or against; to bring into opposition; to oppose.

Object (v. t.)

To offer in opposition as a criminal charge or by way of accusation or reproach; to adduce as an objection or adverse reason.

Object (v. i.)

To make opposition in words or argument; -- usually followed by to.

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; as, he observed an object in the distance; all the objects in sight; he touched a strange object in the dark.

Object (v. t.)

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.

Object (v. t.)

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.

Object (v. t.)

Sight; show; appearance; aspect.

Object (v. t.)

A word, phrase, or clause toward which an action is directed, or is considered to be directed; as, the object of a transitive verb.

Object (a.)

Opposed; presented in opposition; also, exposed.

Object

Grammatical term; entity that is acted upon by the subject. There is thus a primary distinction between subjects and objects that is understood in terms of the action expressed by the verb

Object

Location in computer memory having a value and referenced by an identifier

Object

Technical term in modern philosophy often used in contrast to the term subject

Object

Object in psychoanalytic psychology

Object

Object in image processing

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A knowledge of the construction of the heavens has always been the ultimate object of my observations..." - William Herschel

Example Sentence (Quote)

"An object may not only contain stars, but also nebulosity not composed of them." - William Herschel

Example Sentence (Quote)

"An operation is some action one object performs upon another in order to elicit a reaction." - Grady Booch

Example Sentence (Quote)

" But girls often marry when they are too young, exclaimed Mary-Marie quickly; so, if you don't object to my age " - L. Frank Baum

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Every beloved object is the center point of a paradise." - Love


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