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object

 
Noun object has 4 senses
  1. object, physical object - a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"
    --1 is a kind of entity
    --1 has particulars:
     whole, whole thing, unit; living thing, animate thing; natural object; artifact, artefact; charm, good luck charm; curio, curiosity, oddity, oddment, peculiarity, rarity; draw, lot; film; hoodoo; je ne sais quois; keepsake, souvenir, token, relic; makeweight, filler; part, portion; property, prop; snake; triviality, trivia, trifle, small beer; whatchamacallit, stuff, whatsis, sundry, sundries; paring; catch; discard; finding; floater; fomite, vehicle; growth; head; ice; land, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firma; land, ground, soil; moon; neighbor, neighbour; remains; ribbon, thread; shiner; vagabond; wall; web
    Derived form: verb objectify1
  2. aim, object, objective, target - the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable); "the sole object of her trip was to see her children"
    --2 is a kind of goal, end
    --2 has particulars: business; point; thing
  3. object - (grammar) a constituent that is acted upon; "the object of the verb"
    --3 is a kind of
    constituent, grammatical constituent
    --3 has particulars:
     prepositional object, object of a preposition; direct object, object of the verb; indirect object; retained object
  4. object - the focus of cognitions or feelings; "objects of thought"; "the object of my affection"
    --4 is a kind of
    content, cognitive content, mental object
    --4 has particulars:
     antipathy; bugbear, hobgoblin; execration; center, center of attention; hallucination; infatuation; love, passion
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