Synonyms of object in English:


See definition of object


1‘wooden objects’


thing, article, item, piece, device, gadget, entity, body

informal thingamajig, thingamabob, thingummy, whatsit, whatchamacallit, what-d'you-call-it, thingy

British informal doodah, doobry, gubbins

North American informal doodad, doohickey, doojigger

North American South African informal dingus

NZ Australian informal thingo


abstract idea, notion

2‘he became the object of fierce criticism’


target, butt, focus, recipient, victim

3‘the Institute was opened with the object of promoting scientific study’


purpose, objective, aim, goal, target, end, end in view, plan, object of the exercise

ambition, design, intent, intention, idea, point


1‘some teachers objected to the scheme’


protest, protest against, lodge a protest, lodge a protest against, express objections, raise objections, express objections to, raise objections to, express disapproval, express disapproval of, express disagreement, express disagreement with, oppose, be in opposition, be in opposition to, take exception, take exception to, take issue, take issue with, take a stand against, have a problem, have a problem with, argue, argue against, remonstrate, remonstrate against, make a fuss, make a fuss about, quarrel with, disapprove, disapprove of, condemn, draw the line, draw the line at, demur, mind, complain, complain about, moan, moan about, grumble, grumble about, grouse, grouse about, cavil, cavil at, quibble, quibble about

beg to differ

informal kick up a fuss, kick up a stink, kick up a fuss about, kick up a stink about, beef, beef about, gripe, gripe about

North American informal kvetch, kvetch about


approve, accept, acquiesce