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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ob′ject com′plement(n.)

  1. a noun, noun phrase, pronoun, or adjective used in the predicate following a factitive verb and referring to or identified with its direct object, as treasurer in We appointed him treasurer or white in

    They painted the house white.

    Category: Grammar

    Ref: Also called objective complement.

Origin of object complement:

1905–10

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  1. object complement(Noun)

    a complement which is coupled to an object

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