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Synonyms and Antonyms of object

  1. 1 something material that can be perceived by the senses <I kept tripping over countless little objects scattered about the darkened room> Synonyms thing Related Words article, item, piece; being, entity, substance; commodity, good, ware; dingus, doohickey, thingamabob, thingamajig (or thingumajig), thingummy, whatchamacallit, whatnot; accessory (also accessary), accompaniment, bauble, curio; gaud, gewgaw (also geegaw), knickknack (also nicknack), novelty, ornamental, spangle, token, trinket

  2. 2 one that has a real and independent existence <trying to determine whether communication with the dead is an object for study, a hoax, or a figment of the imagination> Synonyms being, commodity, existent, individual, individuality, integer, entity, reality, something, substance, thingRelated Words body, subject; material, matter, quantity, stuffNear Antonyms nonentity

  3. 3 something that one hopes or intends to accomplish <the object of this course is to teach you algebra> Synonyms aim, ambition, aspiration, bourne (also bourn), design, dream, end, idea, ideal, intent, intention, mark, meaning, goal, objective, plan, point, pretension, purpose, target, thingRelated Words grail, holy grail; plot, project, scheme; desire, hope, mind, wish; nirvana; destination, terminusNear Antonyms means, method, way



Synonyms and Antonyms of object

  1. to present an opposing opinion or argument <they objected to the conductor's insistence that their train tickets were not valid> Synonyms demur, except, expostulate, kick, protest, remonstrate Related Words cavil, quibble; challenge, dare, defy, fight; conflict, debate, dispute, hassle, quarrel, squabble, wrangle; beef, bellyache, bitch, bleat, carp, caterwaul, complain, crab, croak, fuss, gripe, grizzle, grouch, grouse, growl, grumble, grump, holler, keen, maunder [chiefly British], moan, murmur, mutter, nag, repine, scream, squawk, squeal, wail, whimper, whine, whinge [British], yammer, yawp (or yaup), yowl; balk, gag, stick; censure, criticize, denounce; disobey, rebel, withstand; demonstrate Phrases take exception, take issue Near Antonyms approve, sanction; accept; accede, acquiesce, agree, assent; adhere, comply, conform, follow, mind, obey, observe; advocate, champion, defend, maintain, support, sustain, uphold; applaud, cheer, commend

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February 8, 2016

to clear from accusation or blame

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