Meaning of OBJECT in English


Pronunciation: ə b- ' jekt

Function: verb

Etymology: Middle English, from Latin objectus, past participle of obicere to throw in the way, object

Date: 15th century

transitive verb : to put forth in opposition or as an objection < object ed that the statement was misleading>

intransitive verb

1 : to oppose something firmly and usually with words or arguments

2 : to feel distaste for something

– ob · jec · tor \ - ' jek-t ə r \ noun

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