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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