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Overview of noun object

The noun object has 5 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (51) object, physical object

(a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects")

2. (3) aim, object, objective, target

(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. (2) object

((grammar) a constituent that is acted upon; "the object of the verb")

4. (1) object

(the focus of cognitions or feelings; "objects of thought"; "the object of my affection")

5. object

((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")

Overview of verb object

The verb object has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (19) object

(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 averse to or express disapproval of; "My wife objects to modern furniture") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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