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Synonyms for object

Noun

1. object, physical object, physical entity
usage: a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"
2. aim, object, objective, target, goal, end
usage: the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable); "the sole object of her trip was to see her children"
3. object, constituent, grammatical constituent
usage: (grammar) a constituent that is acted upon; "the object of the verb"
4. object, content, cognitive content, mental object
usage: the focus of cognitions or feelings; "objects of thought"; "the object of my affection"
5. object, computer science, computing
usage: (computing) a discrete item that provides a description of virtually anything known to a computer; "in object-oriented programming, objects include data and define its status, its methods of operation and how it interacts with other objects"

Verb

1. object, disapprove, reject
usage: express or raise an objection or protest or criticism or express dissent; "She never objected to the amount of work her boss charged her with"; "When asked to drive the truck, she objected that she did not have a driver's license"
2. object, be
usage: be averse to or express disapproval of; "My wife objects to modern furniture"
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