1. a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow
- it was full of rackets, balls and other objects
Definition categories: general
2. the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
- the sole object of her trip was to see her children
3. (grammar) a constituent that is acted upon
- the object of the verb
4. the focus of cognitions or feelings
- objects of thought
- the object of my affection
5. (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
Sentences with object as a noun:
- Mary Jane had been the object of Peter's affection for years.
- The convertible, once object of his desire, was now the object of his hatred.
1. 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
2. be averse to or express disapproval of
- My wife objects to modern furniture
Sentences with object as a verb:
- I object to the proposal to build a new airport terminal.