Definition of 'object'

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Synonyms of "object"
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French Translation of "object"
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Example sentences containing 'object'

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Money is no object to her but it is definitely not her main motivation. The Sun (2016)He had top people and money was no object. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He objected strongly to new building. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Of course, there are aspects of this that people might object to. Times, Sunday Times (2017)When gravitational waves pass by, they change the distance between objects. Smithsonian Mag (2017)The green sofa is this year's object of desire for design insiders. Times, Sunday Times (2017)One involved sorting round and square objects by shape, while Best. The Sun (2016)And then... money 's no object. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It protects people, objects and ideas, and helps each generation to construct its own relationships between them. Times, Sunday Times (2017)But often the exact distances between objects are not important. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The exceptions are a few pronouns that have both subject and object cases. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Who could object to people flourishing and a fair shot at success? Times, Sunday Times (2011) Money was no object at the time. The Sun (2014)The infrared scanners can pick out a concealed object on a person. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Try it for yourself with objects of all shapes and sizes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)One implication is that books as objects were important as more than simply verbal records. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Yet sales of this familiar object are likely to be surpassed by tablet devices next year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The other fun thing about objects is the way they define eras. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was very exciting to find so many objects. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The speaker in the poem asks the object of his affections to observe the flea. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This school seems more bastion of privilege than object of charity. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Both subject and object pronouns are fine in that position. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Five personal pronouns take different cases according to whether they are the subject or the object of the verb. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But are they objects of desire? Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is diminishing perspective, and works most effectively with identical or similar objects at different distances. Freeman, Michael Collins Complete Guide to Photography (1993)I object most strongly to any suggestion that with illness or disability comes a loss of dignity. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

Synonyms of 'object'

protest against, oppose, say no to, kick against

Trends of 'object'

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Translations for 'object'

British English: object /ˈɒbdʒɪkt/ NOUN
An object is anything that has a fixed shape or form and that is not alive.
...an object the shape of a coconut.
  • American English: object
  • Arabic: شَيّءٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: objeto
  • Chinese: 物体
  • Croatian: predmet
  • Czech: předmět
  • Danish: objekt
  • Dutch: object
  • European Spanish: objeto
  • Finnish: esine
  • French: objet
  • German: Gegenstand
  • Greek: αντικειμένο
  • Italian: oggetto
  • Japanese:
  • Korean: 물체
  • Norwegian: gjenstand
  • Polish: przedmiot obiekt
  • European Portuguese: objeto
  • Romanian: obiect
  • Russian: предмет
  • Spanish: objeto
  • Swedish: objekt
  • Thai: วัตถุสิ่งของ
  • Turkish: nesne
  • Ukrainian: об'єкт
  • Vietnamese: vật thể
British English: object VERB
If you object to something, you express your dislike or disapproval of it.
A lot of people will object to the book.
  • American English: object
  • Brazilian Portuguese: fazer objeção
  • Chinese: 反对
  • European Spanish: oponerse
  • French: exprimer sa désapprobation
  • German: Einwände haben
  • Italian: trovare da ridere
  • Japanese: 反対する
  • Korean: 반대하다
  • European Portuguese: levantar objeção
  • Spanish: oponerse


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