Antonyms for objects

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : noun ob-jikt, -jekt; verb uhb-jekt
Phonetic Transcription : noun ˈɒb dʒɪkt, -dʒɛkt; verb əbˈdʒɛkt

Definition of objects

Origin :
  • late 14c., "tangible thing, something perceived or presented to the senses," from Medieval Latin objectum "thing put before" (the mind or sight), noun use of neuter of Latin obiectus "lying before, opposite" (as a noun in classical Latin, "charges, accusations"), past participle of obicere "to present, oppose, cast in the way of," from ob "against" (see ob-) + iacere "to throw" (see jet (v.)). Sense of "thing aimed at" is late 14c. No object "not a thing regarded as important" is from 1782. As an adjective, "presented to the senses," from late 14c. Object lesson "instruction conveyed by examination of a material object" is from 1831.
  • noun thing able to be seen/felt/perceived
  • noun purpose, use
  • noun aim, recipient
  • verb disagree, argue against
Example sentences :
  • It is a spirit contracted in its views, selfish in its objects.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • He travels with his eyes open, looking for objects of interest, and recording them.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • The French were the grand improvers of every thing, though only for their own objects.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • But then, you are told that these objects are not in the style and taste of the people.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • Her affection concentrated on two objects, the house and Maggie, Maggie and the house.
  • Extract from : « Life and Death of Harriett Frean » by May Sinclair
  • He had been examining a glass, a spoon and some other objects so quietly that I had not heard.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • He objects to everything, an' some day that'll land him a winner, see?
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • And, among other objects, he saw the island of Seriplius, where his dear mother was.
  • Extract from : « The Gorgon's Head » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • The company eyed the objects of this eulogium with great attention.
  • Extract from : « Night and Morning, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Science can do little positively towards the objects of this society.
  • Extract from : « Heroes of the Telegraph » by J. Munro

Synonyms for objects

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