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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
object (noun)
1.
a) something material that may be perceived by the senses - I see an object in the distance
b) something that when viewed stirs a particular emotion (as pity) - look to the tragic loading of this bed … the object poisons sight; let it be hid Shakespeare
2.
a) something mental or physical toward which thought, feeling, or action is directed - an object for study the object of my affection delicately carved art objects
b) something physical that is perceived by an individual and becomes an agent for psychological identification - the mother is the primary object of the child
3.
a) the goal or end of an effort or activity - purpose objective their object is to investigate the matter thoroughly
b) a cause for attention or concern - money is no object
4.
a thing that forms an element of or constitutes the subject matter of an investigation or science
5.
a) a noun or noun equivalent (as a pronoun, gerund, or clause) denoting the goal or result of the action of a verb
b) a noun or noun equivalent in a prepositional phrase
6.
a) a data structure in object-oriented programming that can contain functions as well as data, variables, and other data structures
b) a discrete entity (as a window or icon) in computer graphics that can be manipulated independently of other such entities intention
object (verb)
transitive verb
intransitive verb
to put forth in opposition or as an - objection objected that the statement was misleading
1.
to oppose something firmly and usually with words or arguments
2.
to feel distaste for something
object (adjective)
of, relating to, or being object code - an object file