Synonyms of 'objective'
existing independently of the mindHe has no objective evidence to support his claim.
Any comparison that is not strictly factual runs the risk of being interpreted as subjective.
No, it wasn't a dream. It was real.
actual, , ,
They are using local actors or the actual people involved.
There is no empirical evidence to support his theory.
of or relating to actual facts as opposed to thoughts or feelingsI would like your objective opinion on this.
The researchers were expected to be unbiased.
Those who had decided to remain neutral now found themselves forced to take sides.
The piece is written in a detached, precise style.
She fought honestly for a just cause and for freedom.
I wanted them to get a fair deal.
I have always been open-minded about politics.
the equitable distribution of social wealth
They offer impartial advice, guidance and information to students.
An executive announced the cuts in a curt and impersonal manner.
Scientists are expected to be impartial and disinterested.
The administration wants to ensure the meetings appear even-handed.
dispassionate, , ,
We try to be dispassionate about the cases we bring.
There must be a few honest and unprejudiced lawyers around.
an aim or purposeHis objective was to play golf and win.
They are prepared to go to any lengths to achieve their purpose.
a research programme that has failed to achieve its aim
The goal is to raise as much money as possible.
another policy designed to achieve the same end
Her plan was to teach the children at home.
Kevin hasn't given up hope of being fit.
The idea is to help lower-income families to buy their homes.
Is there some design in having him here?
school leavers who fail to reach their targets
Clearly she had no wish for his company.
a private pension scheme
I had a strong desire to help and care for people.
The object of the exercise is to raise money for charity.
She announced her intention of standing for parliament.
My ambition is to sail round the world.
the needs and aspirations of our pupils
Holy Grail (informal),
end in view,
why and wherefore
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in the sense of actual
existing in reality or as a matter of factThey are using local actors or the actual people involved.
in the sense of aim
intention or purposea research programme that has failed to achieve its aim
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