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objective

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of objective

  1. 1 based on observation or experience <an objective assessment based solely upon the results of the experiment> Synonyms existential, experiential, experimental, empirical, observationalRelated Words actual, factual, genuine, hard, material, real; accepted, established, tried, tried-and-true; indisputable, undeniable; demonstrable, provable, verifiableNear Antonyms conjectural, hypothetical, speculative; unproven, unsubstantiated; metaphysical, transcendentalist, visionaryAntonyms nonempirical, theoretical (also theoretic), unempirical

  2. 2 marked by justice, honesty, and freedom from bias <the judge removed herself from the case because she doubted her ability to remain objective, given her friendship with one of the attorneys> Synonyms candid, disinterested, dispassionate, equal, equitable, evenhanded, impartial, indifferent, just, nonpartisan, fair, square, unbiased, unprejudicedRelated Words frank, forthright, open, straight, straightforward; balanced, rational, reasonableNear Antonyms deceitful, deceptive, dishonest; arbitrary, unconscionable, unreasonable; jaundiced, unfriendly, unsympathetic; colored, distorted, warpedAntonyms biased, ex parte, inequitable, nonobjective, one-sided, partial, parti pris, partisan, prejudiced, unjust

  3. 3 restricted to or based on fact <the paper's news stories strive to be scrupulously objective, with opinions clearly labeled as commentary> Synonyms documentary, hard, historical, literal, matter-of-fact, nonfictional, factual, trueRelated Words actual, authentic, bona fide, genuine, real, right; documented, established; confirmable, reliable, supportable, sustainable, verifiable; demonstrable, provable; incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, irrefutable, undeniable, unquestionable; plain, simple; certain, undoubtedNear Antonyms hypothetical, speculative, theoretical (also theoretic); apocryphal, unauthentic, undocumented; chimerical (also chimeric), fabulous, fanciful, fantastic (also fantastical), imaginary, imagined, invented, legendary, made-up, make-believe, mythical (or mythic), pretend; embroidered, exaggerated; insupportable, unsupportableAntonyms fictional, fictionalized, fictitious, nondocumentary, nonfactual, nonhistorical, unhistorical




objective

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of objective

  1. something that one hopes or intends to accomplish <the summer camp's stated objective is to produce tournament-level tennis players> Synonyms aim, ambition, aspiration, bourne (also bourn), design, dream, end, idea, ideal, intent, intention, mark, meaning, object, goal, plan, point, pretension, purpose, target, thingRelated Words grail, holy grail; plot, project, scheme; desire, hope, mind, wish; nirvana; destination, terminusNear Antonyms means, method, way





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