- 1An expression or feeling of disapproval or opposition; a reason for disagreeing: they have raised no objections to the latest plansMore example sentences
- They said that the President either had already signed it or was about to when objections were raised in Congress.
- Traffic is a common theme of the concerns expressed in the objections to the quarry.
- It will allow residents to seek a review of licences at any time and raise objections when they are applied for.
- 1.1 [mass noun] The action of challenging or disagreeing with something: his view is open to objectionMore example sentences
- The application is open to objection and is likely that the whole process will take many months.
- This position, even if internally consistent, would seem to be open to grave objection.
- All of the explanations are open to serious objection: it may well be that none of them is correct.
late Middle English: from Old French, or from late Latin objectio(n-), from the verb obicere (see object).