object noun

1 solid thing

ADJ. solid | inanimate | everyday, household Her paintings are of ordinary everyday objects.

2 purpose

ADJ. main, primary, principal | sole My sole object is to get to the bottom of this mystery.

OBJECT + NOUN lesson The plans are an object lesson in how to ruin a city centre.

PHRASES the object of the exercise The object of the exercise is to score as many points as possible.

object verb

ADV. strenuously, strongly, vehemently

VERB + OBJECT can/could hardly It was your own idea in the first place, so you can hardly object now. | be entitled to, have a/the right to

PREP. to a petition objecting to the scheme

PHRASES object on the grounds that … I objected on the grounds that it was unkind to the animals.

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