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Another word for object

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Noun
  1. Something having material existence

      1. An object or entity that is not or cannot be named specifically:
      2. An individual object, especially an inanimate object:
      3. A creature:
      1. A single article or unit in a collection, enumeration, or series.
      2. A clause of a document, such as a bill or charter.
      3. An entry in an account.
      1. An individual thing or element of a class; a particular object or item:
      2. A particular section or item of a series in a written document, as in a contract, constitution, or treaty.
      3. A nonfictional literary composition that forms an independent part of a publication, as of a newspaper or magazine.
    See also:

    thing

  2. One that exists independently

    See also:

    thing

    be

  3. A separate and distinct portion of matter

      1. A unified body of matter with no specific shape:
      2. A grouping of individual parts or elements that compose a unified body of unspecified size or quantity:
      3. A large but nonspecific amount or number:
      1. Size, mass, or volume, especially when very large.
      2. A distinct mass or portion of matter, especially a large one:
      3. The body of a human, especially when large or muscular.
      1. The entire material or physical structure of an organism, especially of a human or animal.
      2. The physical aspect of a person as opposed to the spirit; the flesh.
      3. A corpse or carcass.
    See also:

    matter

  4. What one intends to do or achieve

      1. For what purpose, reason, or cause; with what intention, justification, or motive:
      2. The reason, cause, or purpose for which:
      3. On account of which; for which.
      1. An examination using the eyes; a look:
      2. Field of vision:
      3. A scene or vista:
      1. An object, such as a padded disk with a marked surface, that is shot at to test accuracy in rifle or archery practice.
      2. Something aimed or fired at.
      3. An object of criticism or verbal attack.
      1. The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or goal:
      2. Determination; resolution:
      3. To intend or resolve:
      1. A sharp or tapered end:
      2. An object having a sharp or tapered end:
      3. A tapering extension of land projecting into water; a peninsula, cape, or promontory.
      1. Existing independent of or external to the mind; actual or real:
      2. Based on observable phenomena; empirical:
      3. Uninfluenced by emotions or personal prejudices:
      1. The denotation, referent, or idea associated with a word or phrase:
      2. Something that is conveyed or intended, especially by language; sense or significance:
      3. An interpreted goal, intent, or end:
      1. A visible trace or impression, such as a line or spot:
      2. A name, logo, or other indicator used to indicate ownership, origin, or level of quality.
      3. A notch made in an animal's ear or hide to indicate ownership.
      1. The action or fact of intending:
      2. An aim that guides action; an objective:
      3. Purpose with respect to marriage:
      1. Something that is intended; an aim or purpose.
      2. The state of mind necessary for an act to constitute a crime.
      3. Firmly fixed; concentrated:
      1. The object toward which an endeavor is directed; an end.
      2. A structure or area into which players endeavor to propel a ball or puck in order to score points.
      3. A play or shot that sends a ball or puck into or through the goal.
      1. Either extremity of something that has length:
      2. The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
      3. The point in time when an action, event, or phenomenon ceases or is completed; the conclusion:
      1. To conceive or fashion in the mind; invent:
      2. To formulate a plan for; devise:
      3. To make a graphic or schematic representation of (something), especially as a plan for its structure:
      1. An eager or strong desire to achieve something, such as fame or power.
      2. The object or goal desired:
      3. Desire for exertion or activity; energy:
      1. To direct (a weapon or camera) toward a point.
      2. To direct or propel (an object, such as a ball) toward a point:
      3. To direct toward or intend for a particular goal or group:
Verb
  1. To express opposition, often by argument

  2. To have an objection

      1. The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
      2. A person of great mental ability:
      3. Individual consciousness, memory, or recollection:
      1. A concerned or troubled state of mind, as that arising from serious responsibility; worry.
      2. An object or source of worry, attention, or solicitude:
      3. Interest, regard, or liking:
    See also:

    concern

  3. To have or express an unfavorable opinion of

Another word for object

Noun
  1. A corporeal body

      1. A small specialized mechanical or electronic device; a contrivance.
      1. An undetermined or unspecified thing:
      2. An unspecified or undetermined amount or extent:
      3. One having some or many of the same attributes, character, or essence as another:
      1. An individual thing or element of a class; a particular object or item:
      2. A particular section or item of a series in a written document, as in a contract, constitution, or treaty.
      3. A nonfictional literary composition that forms an independent part of a publication, as of a newspaper or magazine.
    See also:

    thing

  2. A purpose

      1. A feeling that one would like to have or do something or to see something happen; a desire, longing, or strong inclination for a specific thing.
      2. An expression of a desire, longing, or strong inclination:
      3. An expression of desire for the happiness or success of another:
      1. The action or fact of intending:
      2. An aim that guides action; an objective:
      3. Purpose with respect to marriage:
      1. To direct (a weapon or camera) toward a point.
      2. To direct or propel (an object, such as a ball) toward a point:
      3. To direct toward or intend for a particular goal or group:
      1. Existing independent of or external to the mind; actual or real:
      2. Based on observable phenomena; empirical:
      3. Uninfluenced by emotions or personal prejudices:
    See also:

    purpose

  3. One who receives

      1. One who is harmed or killed by another, especially by someone committing a criminal or unlawful act:
      2. A living creature slain and offered as a sacrifice during a religious rite.
      3. One who is harmed by or made to suffer under a circumstance or condition:
      1. An object, such as a padded disk with a marked surface, that is shot at to test accuracy in rifle or archery practice.
      2. Something aimed or fired at.
      3. An object of criticism or verbal attack.
      1. One that receives or is given something:
      2. One who receives blood, tissue, or an organ from a donor.
      3. Functioning as a receiver; receptive.
Verb

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