Object vs Ob - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between object and ob
is that object
is a thing that has physical existence while ob
is (historical) a halfpenny or ob
can be (archaic) an objection.
As a verb object
is to disagree with something or someone; especially in a court of law, to raise an objection.
A thing that has physical existence.
The goal, end or purpose of something.
* 2000, Phyllis Barkas Goldman & John Grigni, Monkeyshines on Ancient Cultures
(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.
A person or thing toward which an emotion is directed.
- The object of tlachtli was to keep the rubber ball from touching the ground while trying to push it to the opponent's endline.
- Mary Jane had been the object of Peter's affection for years.
(computing) In object-oriented programming, an instantiation of a class or structure.
(obsolete) Sight; show; appearance; aspect.
- The convertible, once object''' of his desire, was now the '''object of his hatred.
- He, advancing close / Up to the lake, past all the rest, arose / In glorious object .
* (thing) article, item, thing
* (person or thing toward which an emotion is directed) target
* See also
* art object
* celestial object
* deep-sky object
* depicted object
* direct object
* exponential object
* first-class object
* foreign object
* found object
* function object
* God object
* Herbig-Haro object
* immutable object
* indirect object
* initial object
* Kuiper belt object/KBO
* mental object
* Messier object
* mock object
* mutable object
* natural object
* null object
* object ball
* object blindness
* object code
* object complement
* object glass
* object language
* object lens
* object lesson
* object orientation
* object pronoun
* object space
* physical object
* prepositional object
* retained object
* second-class object
* sex object
* superluminal object
* terminal object
* third-class object
* unidentified flying object/UFO
To disagree with something or someone; especially in a Court of Law, to raise an objection.
(obsolete) To offer in opposition as a criminal charge or by way of accusation or reproach; to adduce as an objection or adverse reason.
- I object to the proposal to build a new airport terminal.
- He gave to him to object his heinous crime.
- Others object the poverty of the nation.
(obsolete) To set before or against; to bring into opposition; to oppose.
- The book giveth liberty to object any crime against such as are to be ordered.
- Of less account some knight thereto object , / Whose loss so great and harmful can not prove.
* Alexander Pope
- some strong impediment or other objecting itself
- Pallas to their eyes / The mist objected , and condensed the skies.
From (etyl) '', abbreviation of ''obulus .
(historical) A halfpenny.
(archaic) An objection.
(genetics) The obese gene.