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Definitions of objective

  1.   grammar serving as or indicating the object of a verb or of certain prepositions and used for certain other purposes objective case accusative endings
  2.   the goal intended to be attained and which is believed to be attainable the sole object of her trip was to see her children
  3.   undistorted by emotion or personal bias based on observable phenomena an objective appraisal objective evidence
  4.   the lens or system of lenses nearest the object being viewed
  5.   belonging to immediate experience of actual things or events concrete benefits a concrete example there is no objective evidence of anything of the kind
  6.   emphasizing or expressing things as perceived without distortion of personal feelings or interpretation objective art
  7.   serving as or indicating the object of a verb or of certain prepositions and used for certain other purposes objective case accusative endings
  8.   Of or pertaining to an object contained in or having the nature or position of an object outward external extrinsic an epithet applied to whatever ir exterior to the mind or which is simply an object of thought or feeling and opposed to subjective
  9.   Pertaining to or designating the case which follows a transitive verb or a preposition being that case in which the direct object of the verb is placed See Accusative n
  10.   The objective case
  11.   An object glass See under Object n
  12.   Same as Objective point under Objective a
  13.   Same as point under Objective a
  14.   The point or purpose toward which any action is directed an aim in grammar the case of a word governed by a transitive active verb or a preposition or the word so governed the lens of a microscope or telescope nearest to the object to be observed and forming the image
  15.   Belonging to a material thing being outside of the mind opposite to subjective or existing only in the mind in grammar noting the case which follows and is governed by a transitive active verb or a preposition
  16.   Objectively
  17.   Objectiveness
  18.   The lens or lenses in the lower end of a microscope by means of which the rays coming from the object examined are brought to a focus
  19.   Relating to an object being exterior to the mind as opp to subjective that which is real or which exists in nature in contrast with what is ideal or exists merely in the thought of the individual gram belonging to the case of the object
  20.   The case of the object war the point to which the operations of an army are directed
  21.   Objectiveness objectivity
  22.   Relating to an object exterior to the mind denoting the case which follows a transitive verb
  23.   Belonging to an object purpose or aim
  24.   External to the ming outward
  25.   An objective point
  26.   Objecter
  27.   Belonging to the object or to what is external to the mind as it exists apart from the mind apprehending or conceiving it without any trace of a merely subjective element Objective case that which follows and depends on a transitive verb or preposition
  28.   Relating to whatever is exterior to the mind external in meta contrasted with and opposed to subjective subjective denoting that which is to be referred to the thinker and objective that which belongs to the thing thought of in gram the case which follows a transitive verb or a preposition

Quotes of objective

  1. Although the particular inclination of the homosexual person is not a sin it is more or less strong tendency ordered to an intrinsic moral evil and thus the inclination itself must be seen as an objective disorder – Pope Benedict XVI
  2. The main objective in any song the songs that I write has always been that it reflect the way I feel that it touch me when I'm finished with it that it moves me that it can take me along with it and involve me in what its saying – Neil Diamond
  3. A purely objective viewpoint does not exist in the cosmos or in politics – Howard Fineman
  4. For future exploration when we have the objective of going to the Moon it is important to have several possibilities to go there and within this framework of cooperation to have our own access to orbit around the Moon – Alain-Fournier
  5. Yeah but you need an experienced radio veteran who is a liberal advocate And there just hadn't been any radio that did that And so they weren't trained they had developed all these bad habits of being objective and balanced and stuff like that – Al Franken
  6. A straight path never leads anywhere except to the objective – Andre Gide
  7. For three hundred years we have had our focus on the individual We have distinguished him from the objective world as the Middle Ages did not think of doing We have given him the world and the universe as a playground for exploration and discovery – John Grierson
  8. Twyla Tharp put it together from the material I wrote and recorded over my whole career I thought it was pretty good but how objective could I be – Billy Joel
  9. I have just joined the Board of the Population Institute because I am convinced that early stabilization of the world's population is important for the attainment of this objective – Walter Kohn
  10. Show me a man who claims he is objective and I'll show you a man with illusions – Henry R. Luce
  11. Normally I don't watch myself because I'm not very objective – Nancy McKeon
  12. In life there are no problems that is objective and external choices there is only the life which we do not resolve as a problem but which we live as an experience whatever the final result may be – Alberto Moravia
  13. But man has still another powerful resource natural science with its strictly objective methods – Ivan Pavlov
  14. What it meant to me a happy life of course companionship of course A common objective I think – Denis Thatcher
  15. I tell my students to try early in life to find an unattainable objective – George Wald

Usage examples for objective

  1. What is the relation of the objective content to beauty of form – The Psychology of Beauty by Ethel D. Puffer
  2. It soon resulted in wiping out all the gains made by the Italians under General Cadorna on the Isonzo and in the Trentino and in a determined invasion of Northern Italy by the enemy with the city of Venice as its immediate objective – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  3. He has such a prejudice in favour of truth as though there exists such an objective reality – The Home and the World by Rabindranath Tagore
  4. He discharged this duty very faithfully and before he reached his objective point he was confident he could draw a map of the region with what information he had obtained before which would meet the requirements of Captain Breaker – A Victorious Union SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
  5. Objective is the end of some particular movement or operation and is the special concern of the officer in command – Some Principles of Maritime Strategy by Julian Stafford Corbett
  6. This objective cannot be attained by government alone – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  7. The objective examination revealed no intelligence defect – Studies in Forensic Psychiatry by Bernard Glueck
  8. If it had no objective foundation we could not explain why it is clearly indicated in some cases and impossible in others – Creative Evolution by Henri Bergson
  9. That is the objective part – The Subterranean Brotherhood by Julian Hawthorne
  10. Pardon me you mistake my remark was purely objective and intended as a reply to your argument – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  11. The Borders and the Inniskillings went on farther than the objective given to them to a point 500 yards away from the German first line and established themselves there – From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917 by Philip Gibbs
  12. Since he was sick the boat house might be their objective without his knowing it – The Gray Mask by Wadsworth Camp
  13. The States' army under Maurice though it did not march to the relief of Ostend endeavoured to divert the attention of Albert from his objective by attacks directed elsewhere – History of Holland by George Edmundson
  14. When morning broke we found that we were on our objective all right – The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918 by F.L. Morrison
  15. It is above all in this last consideration and particularly in the determination of the objective that lies the main practical value of the distinction – Some Principles of Maritime Strategy by Julian Stafford Corbett
  16. There is but one thought in the mind as you allow your hand to tighten round your rifle to gain your objective – Over the Top With the Third Australian Division by G. P. Cuttriss
  17. The Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead is the objective and external proof of a future life – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
  18. From this shelter still giving half his attention to his objective he ran swiftly over his weapons – The Rangeland Avenger by Max Brand
  19. As we move toward one common objective there will be many and urgent problems to meet – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various