Objects to modern materialism.
Money is no object.
Objected to the testimony of the witness.
In “Give me the book,” “book” is the direct object and “me” is the indirect object.
They objected that discipline was lacking.
Since money is no object, let's eat at that fancy place.
It was objected that the new tax law was unfair.
Mary Jane had been the object of Peter's affection for years.
The convertible, once object of his desire, was now the object of his hatred.
Others object the poverty of the nation.
The book [...] giveth liberty to object any crime against such as are to be ordered.
Some strong impediment or other objecting itself.
Pallas to their eyes / The mist objected, and condensed the skies.
The object of the game.
An example of object is to protest product testing on animals.
An example of object is the reason that something was done.
An example of object is an orange.
A product that was so bad it became an object of derision.
Other Word Forms
Origin of object
- Middle English from Old French from Medieval Latin obiectum thing put before the mind from neuter past participle of Latin obicere to put before, hinder ob- before, toward ob– iacere to throw yē- in Indo-European roots V., from Middle English obiecten from Old French objecter from Latin obiectāre frequentative of obicere
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition