- Hyphenation: ob‧ject
- (countable) An object is a thing that you can touch, but it is not alive.
- We don't know what killed him, but it was a smooth, heavy object.
- (countable) The object of an action or plan is the goal or the reason for it.
- The object of soccer is to kick the ball into the other team's net.
- (grammar) The object is a type of complement in a verb phrase or preposition phrase with the form of a noun phrase.
- In the sentence Yoko ate the bread, the bread is the object.
- (intransitive) If you object to something, you don't agree with it.
- Most people will object to being asked to work too much.