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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ob•jectˈɒb dʒɪkt, -dʒɛkt; əbˈdʒɛkt(n.; v.)

  1. anything that is visible or tangible and is relatively stable in form.

  2. a thing, person, or matter to which thought or action is directed:

    an object of investigation.

  3. the end toward which effort or action is directed; goal; objective.

  4. anything that may be apprehended intellectually:

    objects of thought.

  5. a noun, noun phrase, or pronoun representing either the goal or recipient of the action of a verb or the goal of a preposition, as ball in I hit the ball, her and question in He asked her a question, or table in under the table.

    Category: Grammar

    Ref: Compare direct object, indirect object.

  6. Computers.any item that can be individually selected or manipulated, as a picture, data file, or piece of text.

    Category: Computers

  7. (v.i.)to offer a reason or argument in opposition.

  8. to express or feel disapproval, dislike, or distaste.

  9. (v.t.)to state or cite in opposition:

    They objected that the rules were unfair.

Origin of object:

1325–75; (n.) ME < ML objectum something thrown down or presented (to the mind) < L objectus, ptp. of objicere=ob-ob-+-jicere, der. of jacere to throw; (v.) ME: to argue against 蠐 L objectāre to throw or put before, oppose

ob•jec′tor(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dissenter, dissident, protester, objector, contestant(noun)

    a person who dissents from some established policy

Wiktionary

  1. objector(Noun)

    A person who objects to something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Objector(noun)

    one who objects; one who offers objections to a proposition or measure

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