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Definition of object
1a material thing that can be seen and touched:he was dragging a large object small objects such as shells Philosophy a thing external to the thinking mind or subject. 2a person or thing to which a specified action or feeling is directed:disease became the object of investigation a goal or purpose:the institute was opened with the object of promoting scientific study Grammar a noun or noun phrase governed by an active transitive verb or by a preposition. Computing a data construct that provides a description of something that may be used by a computer (such as a processor, a peripheral, a document, or a data set) and defines its status, its method of operation, and how it interacts with other objects.
verb [reporting verb]
say something to express one’s disapproval of or disagreement with something: [no object]:residents object to the volume of traffic [with clause]:the boy’s father objected that the police had arrested him unlawfully [with object] archaic adduce as a reason against something:Bryant objects this very circumstance to the authenticity of the Iliad