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noun (rfc-level, Noun at L4+ not in L3 POS section)
  1. A thing that has physical existence.
  2. The goal, end or purpose of something.
    • 2000, Phyllis Barkas Goldman & John Grigni, Monkeyshines on Ancient Cultures
    • :The of tlachtli was to keep the rubber ball from touching the ground while trying to push it to the opponent's endline.
      1. (grammar) The noun phrase which is an internal complement of a verb phrase or a prepositional phrase. In a verb phrase with a transitive action verb, it is typically the receiver of the action.
      2. A person or thing toward which an emotion is directed.
      Mary Jane had been the of Peter's affection for years.
      The convertible, once of his desire, was now the of his hatred.
      1. (computing) In object-oriented programming, an instantiation of a class or structure.
verb 
  1. (intransitive) To disagree with something or someone; to raise an objection.
Etymology: obiectum, object, literally "thrown against", from obiectus, perfect passive participle of obiicere, to throw against, from ob-, against, + iacere, to throw


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