Meaning of "object" in Essential English Dictionary


noun uk /ˈɒbdʒɪkt/

B1 a thing that you can see or touch but that is not alive:

I could see a bright, shiny object in the sky.
the object of something

the purpose of something:

The object of the game is to score more points than the other team.

B1 in grammar, the person or thing that is affected by the action of a verb

(Definition of “object noun” from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)