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object 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈäbjəkt/,
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objects, plural;
  1. Say something to express one's disapproval of or disagreement with something
    • - residents object to the volume of traffic
    • - the boy's father objected that the police had arrested him unlawfully
  2. Adduce as a reason against something
    • - Bryant objects this very circumstance to the authenticity of the Iliad
Noun
  1. A material thing that can be seen and touched
    • - he was dragging a large object
    • - small objects such as shells
  2. A thing external to the thinking mind or subject

  3. A person or thing to which a specified action or feeling is directed
    • - disease became the object of investigation
  4. A goal or purpose
    • - the institute was opened with the object of promoting scientific study
  5. A noun or noun phrase governed by an active transitive verb or by a preposition

  6. A data construct that provides a description of something that may be used by a computer (such as a processor, a peripheral, a document, or a data set) and defines its status, its method of operation, and how it interacts with other objects


  1. a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"
  2. express or raise an objection or protest or criticism or express dissent; "She never objected to the amount of work her boss charged her with"; "When asked to drive the truck, she objected that she did not have a driver's license"
  3. aim: the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable); "the sole object of her trip was to see her children"
  4. be averse to or express disapproval of; "My wife objects to modern furniture"
  5. (grammar) a constituent that is acted upon; "the object of the verb"
  6. the focus of cognitions or feelings; "objects of thought"; "the object of my affection"
  7. In mathematics, a category is an algebraic structure consisting of a collection of "objects", linked together by a collection of "arrows" that have two basic properties: the ability to compose the arrows associatively and the existence of an identity arrow for each object. ...
  8. In computer science, an object is any entity that can be manipulated by the commands of a programming language, such as a value, variable, function, or data structure. (With the later introduction of object oriented programming the same word, "object", refers to a particular instance of a class)
  9. An object in grammar is part of a sentence, and often part of the predicate. It denotes somebody or something involved in the subject's "performance" of the verb. Basically, it is what the verb is being done to. ...
  10. An object in image processing is an identifiable portion of an image that can be interpreted as a single unit.
  11. Object is a technical term used in epistemology, a branch of philosophy concerning itself with the study of knowing. Aristotle had said, "All men by nature desire to know. ...
  12. In physics, a physical body or physical object (sometimes simply called a body or object) is a collection of masses, taken to be one. For example, a cricket ball can be considered an object but the ball also consists of many particles (pieces of matter).
  13. A thing that has physical existence; The goal, end or purpose of something; The noun phrase which is an internal complement of a verb phrase or a prepositional phrase. ...
  14. (objects) In programming terminology, a freestanding chunk of code that defines the properties of some thing. For example, this Netdictionary applet is an object that contains button objects, scrolling list objects, window objects, URL objects, definition objects, etc. ...
  15. (Objects) An object is a section of source code that contains data and provides services. The data forms the attributes of the object. The services are known as methods (also known as operations or functions). They form a capsule which combines the character to the respective behavior. ...
  16. (Objects) Decorative orbs (right) are made from burl root and lend another distressed texture to the space. Spanish hand-blown glass bottles look like beach glass (left). All of these items are from Porch.
  17. (Objects) Each time you find a piece of an item, it will grey out the piece you just found, so you are only looking for the pieces that are still in full color.
  18. (Objects) El Filibusterismo • Flags of the Philippine Revolution • Kartilya ng Katipunan • Lupang Hinirang • Mi último adiós • Noli Me Tangere • Philippine flag • Spoliarium
  19. (Objects) Elements that make up the Options Assistant (i.e. Questions, Components, Loops, etc.)
  20. (Objects) Enables you to find, view, display, and print data differently, based on your needs.  The most commonly used objects are tables, queries, forms and reports.
  21. (Objects) Portions of software coding that have characteristics such as state (a dog has fur) and behaviour (a dog barks). With OOP the state is called the field and the behaviour is called the method. ...
  22. (Objects) Public spaces can be improved by beautiful and interesting designed objects such as public art and street furniture.
  23. (Objects) Run-time entities that contain both data and operations.
  24. (Objects) SGML elements, entities, attributes of elements, public identifiers, notations, and standard tagging schemes.
  25. (Objects) Until recently, using computers meant that you installed and customized a program to write a document. This has not been too successful. Most people don't want to use a program. They want to write a letter. ...