Object Noun Synonyms
focus, target, butt, aim, destination, quarry, goal
The object of my affection has married someone else.
purpose, end, intention, objective, reason, intent, idea, goal
The object of our visit is to ask you a few questions.
protest (to or against), interfere (with), raise objections (to), argue (against), oppose, be against, take exception (to), disapprove (of), draw the line (at), complain (about), remonstrate (over or about), take a stand (against), refuse
I won't object if you want to bring the wine. Would you object to rereading that passage? If they ask me, I cannot object.
Object Verb Synonyms
thing, tangible, item, reality, entity, fact, phenomenon
A number of objects lay on the table. Thoughts may be considered as objects of the imagination.
Science / Psychiatry / Transitional Object: An object, other than the mother, selected by an infant between 4 and 18 months of age for self-soothing and anxiety-reduction. Examples are a security blanket or a toy that helps the infant go to sle MORE
Technology / Television (TV) / Objective Correlative: An object which comes to represent an aspect of a character--e.g., Bart Simpson's skateboard representing his carefree and spontaneous lifestyle. MORE
Entertainment / Literature / Objective Form: A form of pronouns used as the objects of prepositions and verbs. Examples include the pronouns him, her, and them. Modern English uses a single objective form to mark what originally had been two gra MORE
Business / Finance / Investment Objective: The financial objective of an investor. Whether the investor requires income or capital appreciation, for example. The investor's objective governs the investment strategy. MORE
Life Style / Poetry / Objectification: A figure of speech where the poet treats an abstract thing or object as if it were a place. Edmund spenser's house of holiness in the first book of the faerie queene is an example. MORE