HyperDic: object

English > 7 senses of the word object:
NOUNTopsobject, physical objecta tangible and visible entity
cognitionobject, aim, objective, targetthe goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
communicationobject(grammar) a constituent that is acted upon
cognitionobjectthe focus of cognitions or feelings
cognitionobject(computing) a discrete item that provides a description of virtually anything known to a computer
VERBcommunicationobjectexpress or raise an objection or protest or criticism or express dissent
stativeobjectbe averse to or express disapproval of
object > pronunciation
Soundsaa'bjhehkt; ahbjheh'kt
Rhymesabject ... wrecked: 66 rhymes with ehkt...
English > object: 7 senses > noun 1, Tops
MeaningA tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow.
Example"it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"
Synonymphysical object
NarrowercatchAnything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching)
charm, good luck charmSomething believed to bring good luck
commemorativeAn object (such as a coin or postage stamp) made to mark an event or honor a person
curio, curiosity, oddity, oddment, peculiarity, raritySomething unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
discardAnything that is cast aside or discarded
draw, lotAnything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random
filmA thin coating or layer
findingSomething that is found
floaterAn object that floats or is capable of floating
fomite, vehicleAny inanimate object (as a towel or money or clothing or dishes or books or toys etc.) that can transmit infectious agents from one person to another
geological formation, formation(geology) the geological features of the earth
growthSomething grown or growing
hailMany objects thrown forcefully through the air
headA rounded compact mass
hoodooSomething believed to bring bad luck
iceThe frozen part of a body of water
je ne sais quoiSomething indescribable
keepsake, souvenir, token, relicSomething of sentimental value
land, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firmaThe solid part of the earth's surface
land, ground, soilmaterial in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
locationA point or extent in space
makeweight, fillerAnything added to fill out a whole
moonAny object resembling a moon
neighbor, neighbourA nearby object of the same kind
paring(usually plural) a part of a fruit or vegetable that is pared or cut off
part, portionSomething less than the whole of a human artifact
property, propAny movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie
remainsAny object that is left unused or still extant
ribbon, threadAny long object resembling a thin line
shinerSomething that shines (with emitted or reflected light)
snakeSomething long, thin, and flexible that resembles a snake
stuffMiscellaneous unspecified objects
triviality, trivia, trifle, small beerSomething of small importance
vagabondAnything that resembles a vagabond in having no fixed place
wallAnything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect
webAn intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving
whole, unitAn assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity
Broaderphysical entityAn entity that has physical existence
Spanishcosa, objeto físico, objeto inanimado, objeto
Catalancosa, objecte físic, objecte inanimat, objecte
Verbsobjectifymake external or objective, or give reality to
English > object: 7 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable).
Example"the sole object of her trip was to see her children"
Synonymsaim, objective, target
NarrowerbusinessAn immediate objective
grailThe object of any prolonged endeavor / endeavor
pointThe object of an activity
thingA special objective
Broadergoal, endThe state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it
Spanishmeta, objetivo
English > object: 7 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaning(grammar) a constituent that is acted upon.
Example"the object of the verb"
CategorygrammarThe branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)
Narrowerdirect object, object of the verbThe object that receives the direct action of the verb
indirect objectThe object that is the recipient or beneficiary of the action of the verb
prepositional object, object of a prepositionThe object governed by a preposition
retained objectAn object in a passive construction
Broaderconstituent, grammatical constituent(grammar) a word or phrase or clause forming part of a larger / larger grammatical construction
Spanishcomplemento directo, complemento, objeto directo, objeto
Catalancomplement directe, objecte directe, objecte
English > object: 7 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningThe focus of cognitions or feelings.
  • "objects of thought"
  • "the object of my affection"
NarrowerantipathyThe object of a feeling of intense aversion
bugbear, hobgoblinAn object of dread or apprehension
center, centre, center of attention, centre of attentionThe object upon which interest and attention focuses
execrationThe object of cursing or detestation
hallucinationAn object perceived during a hallucinatory episode
infatuationAn object of extravagant short-lived passion
love, passionAny object of warm affection or devotion
Broadercontent, cognitive content, mental objectThe sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
English > object: 7 senses > noun 5, cognition
Meaning(computing) a discrete item that provides a description of virtually anything known to a computer.
Example"in object-oriented programming, objects include data and define its status, its methods of operation and how it interacts with other objects"
Broadercomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
English > object: 7 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningExpress or raise an objection or protest or criticism or express dissent.
PatternSomebody ----s
  • "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"
Narrowercavil, carp, chicaneRaise trivial objections
challenge, take exceptionRaise a formal objection in a court of law
demur, excepttake exception to
mindBe offended or bothered by
raise hell, make a stink, raise a stinkTake strong and forceful action, as to object or express discontent
remonstrateargue in protest or opposition
Broaderdisapprove, rejectdeem wrong or inappropriate
Nounsobjectionthe act of protesting
objectionthe act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
objectora person who dissents from some established policy
English > object: 7 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningBe averse to or express disapproval of.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"My wife objects to modern furniture"
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Nounsobjectionthe act of protesting

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