Anything which is set, or which may be regarded as set, before the mind so as to be apprehended or known; that of which the mind by any of its activities takes cognizance, whether a thing external in space or a conception formed by the mind itself; as, an object of knowledge, wonder, fear, thought, study, etc.
Of the three parts of a statement, the object is one of the two things related by the predicate. Often, it is the value of some property, such as the color of a car. See also: subject, predicate.
In epistemology, the thing known.
an element of a computer program that represents a related group of features, designed to do specific things
The person or thing affected by the action of the verb verb completion Noel hit the ball; it hit me. Noel hit me the ball.
the person or thing to which the action described by the verb in a sentence is 'done to' (e.g. 'Cows produce milk.', the object of this sentence is 'milk')
a general term for any 'thing' which is conditioned by the subject's representation, and so is capable of being known. The thing in itself is a thing which cannot become an object. (Cf. subject; see thing in itself.)
In the sentence, Ann kissed John, Ann is the subject of the sentence, the one doing the kissing, and John is the object of the sentence, the one who receives the kiss.
It is a noun group which refers to the person or thing that is involved in an action but does not perform the action. The object comes immediately after the verb; it is sometimes called the direct object. E.g. They open the window. Some sentences have two objects. The other object (different from the direct object) is known as indirect object; it often refers to the person who benefits from an action or receives something as a result of it. E.g. Mum gave me the necklace.
A sentence is called complex if one or more clauses are used therein. Likewise, a complex subject (or object) would contain more than one element functioning as the subject (or object). Example: Coordinate clause: â€œSally goes to the store, and Jill shops.â€ Subordinate clause: â€œWhile Jill is shopping, Sally goes to the store.â€ Complex subject: â€œSally and Ji.. are going to the store.
If the subject of a sentence is doing something to someone, that someone or something becomes the object of the sentence.
This is a noun or phrase that describes the thing or person that is affected by the action of a verb, e.g. I saw Mary in the classroom. See subject.
The person or thing the subject is acting upon.
A chunk of code which may inherit from other objects. It tracks its own data. The same thing as a Program.
The reciprocating partner in the relationship of giving and receiving with a subject, within and among created beings. Subject and object are not value-differentiated but complementary characteristics essential for life.
In an executing object-oriented program, an object is a representation, in memory, of an identifiable thing of interest.
The person or thing having the verb â€˜doneâ€™ to/for/on them (whom).
In the active voice, a noun or its equivalent that receives the action of the verb. In the passive voice, a noun or its equivalent that does the action of the verb.
In philosophy, an object is a thing, an entity, or a being. This may be taken in several senses.
An object in grammar is a sentence element and part of the sentence predicate. It denotes somebody or something involved in the subject's "performance" of the verb.
An object in this meaning is the same thing as an objective or task. It comes from old project terminology and refers to the act of actually performing something according to a plan, or rather "according to a project" (the word "project" used to mean "plan").