Synonyms for objective

Grammar : Adj, noun
Spell : uhb-jek-tiv
Phonetic Transcription : əbˈdʒɛk tɪv

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Définition of objective

Origin :
  • 1610s, originally in the philosophical sense of "considered in relation to its object" (opposite of subjective), formed on pattern of Medieval Latin objectivus, from objectum "object" (see object (n.)) + -ive. Meaning "impersonal, unbiased" is first found 1855, influenced by German objektiv. Related: Objectively.
  • adj fair, impartial
  • noun aim, goal
Example sentences :
  • One could conceive of it as possible to turn toward Him—and reach, the objective.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • The outcome of that objective vision was Hamlet—a masterpiece of self-revealing.
  • Extract from : « The Man Shakespeare » by Frank Harris
  • At best they can only interpret the mind of the prophet, and can have no objective value.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • He cannot pass beyond his own individuality—he has no objective insight.
  • Extract from : « Graham's Magazine Vol XXXIII No. 2 August 1848 » by Various
  • But the British troops were successful (p. 503) when reaching their objective.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII) » by Various
  • Then in these studies is found an objective universe of truth, law, and order.
  • Extract from : « The Child and the Curriculum » by John Dewey
  • Or did he mean to deny that there is an objective standard of truth?
  • Extract from : « Theaetetus » by Plato
  • This was the subjective which corresponded to the objective 'All is flux.'
  • Extract from : « Theaetetus » by Plato
  • No one saw that this objective was really a subjective, and involved the subjectivity of all knowledge.
  • Extract from : « Timaeus » by Plato
  • For the assertion of the permanence of good is only based on the assumption of its objective character.
  • Extract from : « Gorgias » by Plato

Antonyms for objective

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