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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 of objective existential, experiential, experimental, empirical, observationalWords Related to objective actual, factual, genuine, hard, material, real; accepted, established, tried, tried-and-true; indisputable, undeniable; demonstrable, provable, verifiableNear Antonyms of objective conjectural, hypothetical, speculative; unproven, unsubstantiated; metaphysical, transcendentalist, visionaryAntonyms of objective 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 of objective candid, disinterested, dispassionate, equal, equitable, evenhanded, impartial, indifferent, just, nonpartisan, fair, square, unbiased, unprejudicedWords Related to objective frank, forthright, open, straight, straightforward; balanced, rational, reasonableNear Antonyms of objective deceitful, deceptive, dishonest; arbitrary, unconscionable, unreasonable; jaundiced, unfriendly, unsympathetic; colored, distorted, warpedAntonyms of objective 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 of objective documentary, hard, historical, literal, matter-of-fact, nonfictional, factual, trueWords Related to objective 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 of objective 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 of objective 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 of objective aim, ambition, aspiration, bourne (also bourn), design, dream, end, idea, ideal, intent, intention, mark, meaning, object, goal, plan, point, pretension, purpose, target, thingWords Related to objective grail, holy grail; plot, project, scheme; desire, hope, mind, wish; nirvana; destination, terminusNear Antonyms of objective means, method, way



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