Object

  • 1 Object — may refer to: Object (philosophy), a thing, being or concept Entity, something that is tangible and within the grasp of the senses As used in object relations theories of psychoanalysis, that to which a subject relates. Object (grammar), a… …

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  • 2 Object — Ob ject ([o^]b j[e^]kt), 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 and persists for an appreciable time; as, he observed an object… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 object — ob·ject 1 / äb jikt/ n 1: something toward which thought, feeling, or action is directed see also natural object 2: the purpose or goal of something; esp in the civil law of Louisiana: the purpose for which a contract or obligation is formed… …

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  • 4 Object-Z — is an object oriented extension to the Z notation developed at the University of Queensland, Australia. Object Z extends Z by the addition of language constructs resembling the object oriented paradigm, most notably, classes. Other object… …

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  • 5 Object 47 — Studio album by Wire Released July 7th 2008 …

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  • 6 object — object, objective nouns. Both words have the meaning ‘something sought or aimed at’ and in practice they are often interchangeable, although object is more common when followed by a qualifying construction, e.g. one with in or of (and is… …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 object — [äb′jikt, äbjekt; ] for v. [ əb jekt′, äbjekt′] n. [ME < ML objectum, something thrown in the way < L objectus, a casting before, that which appears, orig. pp. of objicere < ob (see OB ) + jacere, to throw: see JET1] 1. a thing that can… …

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  • 8 Object — Ob*ject ([o^]b*j[e^]kt ), 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.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 object# — object n 1 *thing, article Analogous words: *affair, concern, matter, thing: *form, figure, shape, configuration 2 objective, goal, end, aim, design, purpose, *intention, intent Analogous words: * …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 Object V — EP by Leaether Strip Released 1991 …

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  • 11 object — the noun [14] and object the verb [15] have diverged considerably over the centuries, but they come from the same ultimate source: Latin obicere. This was a compound verb formed from the prefix ob ‘towards’ and jacere ‘throw’ (source of English… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 12 object — [n1] thing able to be seen/felt/perceived article, body, bulk, commodity, doodad*, doohickey*, entity, fact, gadget, gizmo*, item, mass, matter, phenomenon, reality, something, substance, thingamajig*, volume, whatchamacallit*, widget*; concept… …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 object — the noun [14] and object the verb [15] have diverged considerably over the centuries, but they come from the same ultimate source: Latin obicere. This was a compound verb formed from the prefix ob ‘towards’ and jacere ‘throw’ (source of English… …

    Word origins

  • 14 object — ► NOUN 1) a material thing that can be seen and touched. 2) a person or thing to which an action or feeling is directed. 3) a goal or purpose. 4) Grammar a noun or noun phrase governed by a transitive verb or by a preposition. ► VERB ▪ express… …

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  • 15 object to — index challenge, complain (criticize), criticize (find fault with), disapprove (condemn), discriminate ( …

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  • 16 Object — Ob*ject , v. i. To make opposition in words or argument; to express one s displeasure; usually followed by to; as, she objected to his vulgar language. Sir. T. More. [1913 Webster +PJC] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Object — Ob*ject , a. [L. objectus, p. p.] Opposed; presented in opposition; also, exposed. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 18 Object — (v. lat.), 1) der Gegenstand einer Vorstellung; daher Objectīv, was sich auf ein O. bezieht, demselben angehört, nach außen versetzt wird, im Gegensatz von Subjectiv; 2) (Gramm.), der Gegenstand, auf welchen sich die Thätigkeit des Subjectes… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 19 Object — Object, Gegenstand, als Gegensatz zu Subject oder Wesen. Objectiv ist demnach alles das, was wir in Bezug auf einen Gegenstand wahrnehmen, wie er wirklich beschaffen ist, – das Dasein der Dinge außer uns –; subjectiv, wie wir uns eine Sache… …

    Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • 20 Object — Object, lat. deutsch, Gegenstand, Gegensatz zu Subject; O.ion, Einwand; o. iviren, äußerlich darstellen; O. ivität, die Beschaffenheit eines Gegenstandes an u. für sich; in der Kunst: die wahre u. naturgemäße Darstellung der Gegenstände und… …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon