A material thing that can be seen and touched
An article that is interesting because of its antiquity, beauty, quality of workmanship, etc.
Not influencing or restricting choices or decisions
An object which is external to or distinct from the person perceiving it.
An object of artistic value or significance; = objet d'art.
The object (especially a person) on which love is centred.
A thing which is not, or does not represent, a material or real object.
A case constructed as or appropriate to the object of a verb.
The end of an optical instrument, especially a telescope, closest to the object being viewed.
The lens or system of lenses in a telescope, microscope, etc., that is nearest to the object being viewed.
Love for something external to the ego or self.
A spiritual dimension ascribed by animists to an inanimate object; a spirit believed by animists to reside in a material object.
Generally a word which designates an object.
The ball at which a player aims the cue ball
Code produced by a compiler or assembler
A person regarded by another only in terms of their sexual attractiveness or availability
An object governed by a verb expressing a dative relation; an object in the dative case.
A person or thing external to the ego chosen as a focus of desire or sexual activity
The part of the libido which is directed to objects other than the ego or self.
The matter that is the object of an action or study; the matter dealt with or treated.
The plate upon which an object is placed when examined under a microscope.
The white object ball.
The world external to the self, apprehended through the objects in it
Grammar a personal object of a verb (rare).
A noun or pronoun that appears to be, but actually is not, the object of a sentence.
A noun phrase denoting a person or thing that is the recipient of the action of a transitive verb, for example the dog in Jeremy fed the dog
A clause that is the object of a verb
Old-fashioned term for objective3noun3noun3noun.
A striking practical example of a principle or ideal
A subjective image formed of the object of an instinctual aim, coloured by the projection of aspects of the self, to which the emotional energy which would otherwise have been expended on the object itself is transferred.
A thing made or consisting of matter, a physical object; (Philosophy) an object having a real physical existence independent of mind or consciousness.
A pronoun which is the object of a verb or which introduces an object clause.
Teaching by means of object lessons.
An object that exists in space and time and that can be perceived through the senses or detected by instruments.
A direct object whose role is unchanged when another unit is the subject of a passive verb.
Philosophy. A subject who, by self-awareness, is also an object; specifically (in the thought of Fichte) the ego; (also) an object of knowledge as it exists in the mind of the knowing subject.
A direct object that has the same linguistic derivation as the verb which governs it, as in ‘sing a song’
A noun phrase referring to someone or something that is affected by the action of a transitive verb (typically as a recipient), but is not the primary object (e.g. him in give him the book)
A language described by means of another language
(Of a programming language) using a methodology which enables a system to be modelled as a set of objects which can be controlled and manipulated in a modular manner
A program into which another program is translated by an assembler or compiler
A sentence element, usually a noun, noun phrase, adjective, or adjective phrase, which complements the object of a verb, expressing the state or condition of the object at the time of, or resulting from, the action.
A theory describing the relationship felt or the emotional energy directed by the self or ego toward a chosen object
A type of remote elliptical galaxy with a very compact starlike nucleus, remarkable for its considerable short-term variations in brightness and radio emissions
An object orbiting the sun in the Kuiper belt; (also) one believed to have originated in the belt, even though its present orbit is outside it; abbreviated KBO.
A relationship felt, or the emotional energy directed, by the self or ego towards a chosen object.
A noun phrase governed by a preposition
A unique and persistent string of characters used to identify a journal article, website, or other item of intellectual property, typically one in digital form