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object (s) (noun), objects (pl)
1. To offer a reason or argument in opposition.
2. To express or feel disapproval, dislike, or distaste; be averse to.
3. To refuse or attempt to refuse to permit some action, speech, etc.
4. Anything that is visible or tangible and is relatively stable in form.
2. A thing, person, or matter to which thought or action is directed: "It was an object of medical investigation."
3. The end toward which effort or action is directed; a goal; a purpose: "Profit is the object of any business."
object (verb), objects; objected; objecting
object, object
I did not object to the object.
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object (AHB jikt) (noun)
1. Something perceptible by one or more of the senses; especially, by vision or touch; a material thing: Kenneth placed the object on the table after it fell off the shelf.
2. The purpose, aim, or goal of a specific action or effort: Marina's object was to win the game for her family.
object (ahb JEKT) (verb)
1. To oppose an argument; to protest against: Lenora said, "I object to the fact that some people will have to pay more than others for the same service."
2. To put forward as a reason for opposition; offer as criticism; to disapprove: Many people object to and frown on the excessive violence and vulgarity on TV and in movies.

Ken didn't object to the object Mildred put on his desk.

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(Latin: from res, thing, object, matter, circumstance; factual)
(Greek: B, β; second letter of the Greek alphabet and the second object in any order of arrangement or classification)
(Latin: judicial decision, verdict; object of reproach, judgement; legal offense, fault, accusation)
(Greek: image, likeness; form of a person or object; a sacred, holy, or religious representaion)
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narcissistic object choice
Selection of another person like one's own self as the object of love, friendship, or liking.
object name service, ONS
An Auto-ID Center-designed system for looking up unique Electronic Product Codes and pointing computers to information about the item associated with the code.

ONS is similar to the Domain Name Service, which points computers to sites on the internet.

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UFO, unidentified flying object
Any light or object seen in the sky whose immediate identity is not apparent.

Despite unsubstantiated claims, there is no evidence that UFO's are alien spacecraft. When investigated, the vast majority of sightings turn out to have been of natural or identifiable objects, notably bright stars and planets, meteors, aircraft, and satellites, or to have been perpetrated by pranksters.

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