Definition of Object. Meaning of Object. Synonyms of Object

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Definition of Object

Object
Object Ob*ject", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Objected; p. pr. & vb. n. Objecting.] [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.] 1. To set before or against; to bring into opposition; to oppose. [Obs.] Of less account some knight thereto object, Whose loss so great and harmful can not prove. --Fairfax. Some strong impediment or other objecting itself. --Hooker. Pallas to their eyes The mist objected, and condensed the skies. --Pope. 2. To offer in opposition as a criminal charge or by way of accusation or reproach; to adduce as an objection or adverse reason. He gave to him to object his heinous crime. --Spencer. Others object the poverty of the nation. --Addison. The book . . . giveth liberty to object any crime against such as are to be ordered. --Whitgift.
Object
Object Ob*ject", v. i. To make opposition in words or argument; -- usually followed by to. --Sir. T. More.
Object
Object Ob"ject, n. [L. objectus. See Object, v. t.] 1. 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. 2. 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 is a term for that about which the knowing subject is conversant; what the schoolmen have styled the ``materia circa quam.' --Sir. W. Hamilton. The object of their bitterest hatred. --Macaulay. 3. 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
Object Ob*ject", a. [L. objectus, p. p.] Opposed; presented in opposition; also, exposed. [Obs.]

Meaning of Object from wikipedia

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- A mathematical object is an abstract concept arising in mathematics. In the usual language of mathematics, an object is anything that has been (or could...
- A digital object identifier (DOI) is a persistent identifier or handle used to uniquely identify various objects, standardized by the International Organization...
- In common usage and classical mechanics, a physical object or physical body (or simply an object or body) is a collection of matter within a defined contiguous...
- Object permanence is the understanding that objects continue to exist even when they cannot be sensed. This is a fundamental concept studied in the field...
- An object database or object-oriented database is a database management system in which information is represented in the form of objects as used in object-oriented...
- Object storage (also known as object-based storage) is a computer data storage that manages data as objects, as opposed to other storage architectures...