Object Ob*ject" ([o^]b*j[e^]kt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Objected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Objecting}.] [L. objectus, p. p. of objicere, obicere, to throw or put before, to oppose; ob (see {Ob-}) + jacere to throw: cf. objecter. See {Jet} a shooting forth.] 1. To set before or against; to bring into opposition; to oppose. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Of less account some knight thereto object, Whose loss so great and harmful can not prove. --Fairfax. [1913 Webster]

Some strong impediment or other objecting itself. --Hooker. [1913 Webster]

Pallas to their eyes The mist objected, and condensed the skies. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

2. To offer in opposition as a criminal charge or by way of accusation or reproach; to adduce as an objection or adverse reason. [1913 Webster]

He gave to him to object his heinous crime. --Spencer. [1913 Webster]

Others object the poverty of the nation. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

The book . . . giveth liberty to object any crime against such as are to be ordered. --Whitgift. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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