Definition of Objects. Meaning of Objects. Synonyms of Objects
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Definition of Objects
ObjectObject 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
Of less account some knight thereto object, Whose
loss so great and harmful can not prove. --Fairfax.
Some strong impediment or other objecting itself.
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
He gave to him to object his heinous crime.
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 Ob*ject", v. i.
To make opposition in words or argument; -- usually followed
by to. --Sir. T. More.
ObjectObject 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.
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 Ob*ject", a. [L. objectus, p. p.]
Opposed; presented in opposition; also, exposed. [Obs.]
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