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(Gram.) Any one of the words a, an, or the (and their equivalents in other languages), used as adjectives: a and an are the indefinite articles and the is the definite article
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  1. (Gram.) Any one of the words a, an, or the (and their equivalents in other languages), used as adjectives: a and an are the indefinite articles and the is the definite article
  2. A thing of a certain kind; separate item
  3. An individual thing or element of a class; a particular object or item:
One having some or many of the same attributes, character, or essence as another:
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  1. One having some or many of the same attributes, character, or essence as another:
  2. An unspecified or undetermined amount or extent:
  3. (Colloquial, of someone or something) A quality to a moderate degree.
A small specialized mechanical or electronic device; a contrivance.
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  1. A small specialized mechanical or electronic device; a contrivance.
  2. Any interesting but relatively useless or unnecessary object
  3. Any device or machine, especially one whose name cannot be recalled. Often either clever or complicated.
A material object that physically exists.
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  1. A material object that physically exists.
  2. A noun or pronoun in the objective case.
  3. (Optics) The lens or lenses nearest to the object observed, as in a microscope or telescope, that serve to focus light to form the image of the object
The degree of accuracy of a weapon or of a person aiming a weapon or propelled object:
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  1. The degree of accuracy of a weapon or of a person aiming a weapon or propelled object:
  2. The object to be attained; intention or purpose
  3. The ability to hit a target or intended point:
The act or fact of intending; determination to do a specified thing or act in a specified manner
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  1. The act or fact of intending; determination to do a specified thing or act in a specified manner
  2. An aim that guides action; an objective:
  3. The action or fact of intending:
An expression of a desire, longing, or strong inclination:
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  1. An expression of a desire, longing, or strong inclination:
  2. A polite request with some of the force of an order
  3. Something desired or longed for:
A person or thing that receives
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  1. A person or thing that receives
  2. One that receives or is given something:
Someone or something that is the focus of attention, interest, etc.
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  1. Someone or something that is the focus of attention, interest, etc.
  2. Something resembling a target in shape or use
  3. A desired goal:
A person who is tricked, swindled, or taken advantage of:
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  1. A person who is tricked, swindled, or taken advantage of:
  2. One who is harmed or killed by another, especially by someone committing a criminal or unlawful act:
  3. A person or animal killed as a sacrifice to a god in a religious rite
To be or act in opposition.
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  1. To be or act in opposition.
  2. To set as an opposite in position:
  3. To present in counterbalance or contrast:
To express a strong objection to (something):
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  1. To express a strong objection to (something):
  2. To participate in a public demonstration in opposition to (something):
  3. (Law) To declare an objection and reservation of rights of (a claim being made) while taking an action that would otherwise imply consent or agreement.
To hesitate because of one's doubts or objections; have scruples; object
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  1. To hesitate because of one's doubts or objections; have scruples; object
  2. To voice opposition; object:
  3. To deny the legal sufficiency of an adversary’s claim, without admitting or denying the truth of the underlying facts, usually on a technical legal basis rather than the merits of the claim; to file a demurrer. To deny the legal sufficiency of an adversary’s claim, without admitting or denying the truth of the underlying facts, usually on a technical legal basis rather than the merits of the claim; to file a demurrer.
To question the truth of; doubt
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  1. To question the truth of; doubt
  2. To argue; debate
  3. To engage in discussion or argument; debate.
(Obs.) To point out; show; demonstrate
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  1. (Obs.) To point out; show; demonstrate
  2. To say or plead in protest, objection, complaint, etc.
  3. To present and urge reasons in opposition or complaint; protest; object; expostulate
To reason earnestly with someone in an effort to dissuade or correct; remonstrate.
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  1. To reason earnestly with someone in an effort to dissuade or correct; remonstrate.
  2. To reason with a person earnestly, objecting to that person's actions or intentions; remonstrate (with)
  3. To say in protest; object:
(Idiomatic) To object to; to disagree with.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To object to; to disagree with.
  2. (Idiomatic) To be offended by; to consider offensive.
To have an unfavorable opinion:
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  1. To have an unfavorable opinion:
  2. To refuse to approve; reject.
  3. To have or express an unfavorable opinion of; consider (something) wrong; condemn
To reject the doctrines and forms of an established church
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  1. To reject the doctrines and forms of an established church
  2. To openly differ with or reject an official, esp. political, belief, procedure, etc.
  3. (Law) To reach a conclusion contrary to the majority of the judges deciding a case; render a minority opinion.
To complain strongly, usually as a group.
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  1. To complain strongly, usually as a group.
To extend the leg away from the body; strike out with the foot or feet.
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  1. To extend the leg away from the body; strike out with the foot or feet.
  2. To drive or move (a ball, etc.) by striking with the foot
  3. To oppose by argument; protest.
(Gram.) Any one of the words a, an, or the (and their equivalents in other languages), used as adjectives: a and an are the indefinite articles and the is the definite article
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  1. (Gram.) Any one of the words a, an, or the (and their equivalents in other languages), used as adjectives: a and an are the indefinite articles and the is the definite article
  2. An individual thing or element of a class; a particular object or item:
  3. A thing for sale; commodity
A short piece in a newspaper or magazine.
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  1. A short piece in a newspaper or magazine.
  2. A single article or unit in a collection, enumeration, or series.
  3. An article; unit; separate thing; particular; entry in an account
Possessions, including clothing; belongings:
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  1. Possessions, including clothing; belongings:
  2. (Informal) A complex, often neurotic liking, fear, aversion, etc. with regard to some person, thing, or activity
  3. A turn of events; a circumstance:
All the qualities constituting one that exists; the essence:
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  1. All the qualities constituting one that exists; the essence:
  2. The state or fact of existence, consciousness, or life, or something in such a state.
  3. A person:
Something that exists as a particular and discrete unit:
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  1. Something that exists as a particular and discrete unit:
  2. A thing that has definite, individual existence outside or within the mind; anything real in itself
  3. The existence of something considered apart from its properties.
Specific presence; occurrence:
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  1. Specific presence; occurrence:
  2. A mode or manner of existing:
  3. A thing that exists; an entity.
A single thing, being, or organism, esp., when regarded as a member of a class, species, group, etc.
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  1. A single thing, being, or organism, esp., when regarded as a member of a class, species, group, etc.
  2. A person
  3. A human regarded as a distinctive or unique personality:
An unspecified or undetermined amount or extent:
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  1. An unspecified or undetermined amount or extent:
  2. A thing that is not definitely known, understood, or identified; some undetermined thing
  3. A remarkable or important thing or person:
(--- Law) That which can be possessed or owned:
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  1. (--- Law) That which can be possessed or owned:
  2. Something referred to by a word, symbol, sign, or idea; a referent.
  3. (Informal) Used to refer to something with disapproval or contempt:
A separate portion or mass of matter
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  1. A separate portion or mass of matter
  2. The entire material or physical structure of an organism, especially of a human or animal.
  3. Consistency of substance, as in paint, textiles, or wine:
A distinct mass or portion of matter, especially a large one:
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  1. A distinct mass or portion of matter, especially a large one:
  2. The main mass or body of something; largest part or portion
  3. The body of a human, especially when large or muscular.
(Physics) A property of matter equal to the measure of the amount of matter contained in or constituting a physical body that partly determines the body's resistance to changes in the speed or direction of its motion. The mass of an object is not dependent on gravity and therefore is different from but proportional to its weight.
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  1. (Physics) A property of matter equal to the measure of the amount of matter contained in or constituting a physical body that partly determines the body's resistance to changes in the speed or direction of its motion. The mass of an object is not dependent on gravity and therefore is different from but proportional to its weight.
  2. (Physics) The quantity of matter in a body as measured by its inertia; the ratio of force to the acceleration produced by that force: the gravitational force on an object is proportional to its mass
  3. The physical volume or bulk of a solid body.
The degree of accuracy of a weapon or of a person aiming a weapon or propelled object:
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  1. The degree of accuracy of a weapon or of a person aiming a weapon or propelled object:
  2. The object to be attained; intention or purpose
  3. The ability to hit a target or intended point:
An eager or strong desire to achieve something, such as fame or power.
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  1. An eager or strong desire to achieve something, such as fame or power.
  2. The object or goal desired:
  3. A strong desire to gain a particular objective; specif., the drive to succeed, or to gain fame, power, wealth, etc.
The arrangement of parts, details, form, color, etc. so as to produce an artistic unit; artistic invention
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  1. The arrangement of parts, details, form, color, etc. so as to produce an artistic unit; artistic invention
  2. A reasoned purpose; an intent:
  3. A particular plan or method:
A key that when pressed causes the cursor to go to the last character of the current line.
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  1. A key that when pressed causes the cursor to go to the last character of the current line.
  2. The point in time when an action, event, or phenomenon ceases or is completed; the conclusion:
  3. Either extremity of something that has length:
The line, crossbar, or net over or into which the ball or puck must be passed to score
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  1. The line, crossbar, or net over or into which the ball or puck must be passed to score
  2. An object or end that one strives to attain; aim
  3. The object toward which an endeavor is directed; an end.
Meaning or import
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  1. Meaning or import
  2. A purpose; object; aim
  3. (Law) One's mental attitude, including purpose, will, determination, etc., at the time of doing an act
The action or fact of intending:
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  1. The action or fact of intending:
  2. The act or fact of intending; determination to do a specified thing or act in a specified manner
  3. Anything intended or planned; aim, end, or purpose
(--- Sports) The place from which racers begin and sometimes end their contest.
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  1. (--- Sports) The place from which racers begin and sometimes end their contest.
  2. A point reached or gained:
  3. An object desired or worked for; end; aim; goal
A sense of importance or purpose:
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  1. A sense of importance or purpose:
  2. Something that is conveyed or intended, especially by language; sense or significance:
  3. An interpreted goal, intent, or end:
A noun or pronoun in the objective case.
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  1. A noun or pronoun in the objective case.
  2. (Optics) The lens or lenses nearest to the object observed, as in a microscope or telescope, that serve to focus light to form the image of the object
  3. The primary optical element, such as a lens or mirror, in a microscope, camera, telescope, or other optical instrument, that first receives light rays from the object and forms the image.
A distinct condition or degree:
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  1. A distinct condition or degree:
  2. (Boxing) One of a number of scoring units awarded to the boxers at the end of each round, used in determining the winner if the fight does not end by knockout or disqualification
  3. An object having a sharp or tapered end:
Determination; resolution:
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  1. Determination; resolution:
  2. The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or goal:
  3. The object for which something exists or is done; end in view
Any object that is shot at, thrown at, etc.
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  1. Any object that is shot at, thrown at, etc.
  2. A round, flat board, straw coil, etc., often one marked with concentric circles, set up to be aimed at, as in archery or rifle practice
  3. An object, such as a padded disk with a marked surface, that is shot at to test accuracy in rifle or archery practice.
An examination using the eyes; a look:
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  1. An examination using the eyes; a look:
  2. An individual and personal perception, judgment, or interpretation; an opinion:
  3. A way of showing or seeing something, as from a particular position or angle:
The reason, cause, motive, purpose, etc.
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  1. The reason, cause, motive, purpose, etc.
  2. A difficult problem or question.
  3. The cause or intention underlying a given action or situation:
To summon to action, effort, or use; stimulate:
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  1. To summon to action, effort, or use; stimulate:
  2. To bring a legal case testing the validity of an action, particularly by the government.
  3. An objection, exception, or other formal questioning of the capability or legal qualifications of a person, the existence of a right, or the legality of an action or thing. An objection, exception, or other formal questioning of the capability or legal qualifications of a person, the existence of a right, or the legality of an action or thing. An objection by a party or a lawyer to a potential juror or jury panel and his or her request that a judge disqualify the individual or the panel from hearing that party’s cause or trial. To call into question.
To voice opposition; object:
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  1. To voice opposition; object:
  2. To hesitate because of one's doubts or objections; have scruples; object
  3. To deny the legal sufficiency of an adversary’s claim, without admitting or denying the truth of the underlying facts, usually on a technical legal basis rather than the merits of the claim; to file a demurrer. To deny the legal sufficiency of an adversary’s claim, without admitting or denying the truth of the underlying facts, usually on a technical legal basis rather than the merits of the claim; to file a demurrer.
To leave out; exclude:
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  1. To leave out; exclude:
  2. (Now Rare) To object; take exception
  3. To object:
To reason earnestly with someone in an effort to dissuade or correct; remonstrate.
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  1. To reason earnestly with someone in an effort to dissuade or correct; remonstrate.
  2. To say in protest; object:
  3. To reason with a person earnestly, objecting to that person's actions or intentions; remonstrate (with)
To make a violent verbal attack; talk or write bitterly (against); rail
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  1. To make a violent verbal attack; talk or write bitterly (against); rail
  2. To give vent to angry disapproval; protest vehemently.
To express a strong objection to (something):
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  1. To express a strong objection to (something):
  2. To participate in a public demonstration in opposition to (something):
  3. (Law) To declare an objection and reservation of rights of (a claim being made) while taking an action that would otherwise imply consent or agreement.
(Obs.) To point out; show; demonstrate
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  1. (Obs.) To point out; show; demonstrate
  2. To say or plead in protest, objection, complaint, etc.
  3. To present and urge reasons in opposition or complaint; protest; object; expostulate
To oppose by argument; protest.
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  1. To oppose by argument; protest.
  2. To drive or move (a ball, etc.) by striking with the foot
  3. To extend the leg away from the body; strike out with the foot or feet.
To utter a harsh scream; screech.
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  1. To utter a harsh scream; screech.
  2. To utter a loud, harsh cry, as a parrot or chicken does
  3. (Informal) To complain or protest noisily or peevishly.
To wish; desire:
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  1. To wish; desire:
  2. To have objection, worry, regret, etc.; mind
  3. To have a liking or attachment:
(Regional) To bring (an object or idea) to mind; remember.
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  1. (Regional) To bring (an object or idea) to mind; remember.
  2. To be concerned or troubled; care:
  3. (--- Upper Southern US) To have in mind as a goal or purpose; intend.
To feel and express disapproval of; plead against
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  1. To feel and express disapproval of; plead against
  2. (Archaic) To try to avert by prayer
  3. (Computers) To mark (a component of a software standard) as obsolete to warn against its use in the future so that it may be phased out.
To have or express disapproval (of)
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  1. To have or express disapproval (of)
  2. To have or express an unfavorable opinion of; consider (something) wrong; condemn
  3. To refuse to approve; reject.
To put out of countenance; disconcert.
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  1. To put out of countenance; disconcert.
  2. To abash, embarrass or disconcert.
  3. To refuse approval or support to; discourage
To hold in low esteem; dislike; despise; slight
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  1. To hold in low esteem; dislike; despise; slight
  2. To hold in disfavor.
  3. To hold little or no esteem for; to consider worthless.
To regard or treat unfavorably; slight
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  1. To regard or treat unfavorably; slight
  2. US spelling of disfavour.
  3. To slow down or otherwise reduce the success of (a chemical process or pathway):

Synonym Study

  • Demur implies the raising of objections or the taking of exception so as to delay action I demurred at her proposal to keep the store open late
  • Expostulate suggests strong, earnest pleading or argument to change another's views or actions his father expostulated with him about his impulsiveness
  • Remonstrate implies protest and argument in demonstrating to another that he or she is wrong or blameworthy he remonstrated against her hostile attitude
  • Protest implies the making of strong, often formal, spoken or written objection to something they protested the new tax increases
  • Object implies opposition to something, whether openly expressed or not, because of strong dislike or disapproval I object to their meddling
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