›a thing that you can see and hold: He seeks ingenious design solutions for everyday objects such as telephones and cutlery.
›something you are planning to do or the result you hope to achieve: Their object is to produce something that will be able to compete with the market leader.The object of the exercise is to improve your interpersonal skills.
›ITa piece of data and the instructions that a computer or a computer specialist needs to work with the data and use it with other software to build programs
objects[plural]›COMMERCEthe purpose of a business and the products or services it says it provides: What are the organization's stated objects?
defeat the object›to prevent you from achieving the result you were hoping for: The balance transfer deal to this card completely defeats the object because any money you save will be cancelled by the higher interest on new purchases.
money is no object›used to say that someone has enough money not to worry about how much something costs: The fundraising event is aimed at people for whom money is no object.