Legal Definition and Related Resources of Object

Meaning of Object

The purpose, or end to be attained by an action or effort. To interpose a declaration in a legal proceeding to the effect that a particular matter is not consented to or a particular step or action taken by the other party to the proceedings is not proper or legal, by which interposition the matter is then laid open for a judicial ruling . See Brockman Mfg. Co. v Miller, (Mo.) 241 S. W. 920.

Object Alternative Definition

Anything which comes within the cognizance or scrutiny of the senses; especially anything tangible or visible. Anything, whether concrete or abstract, real or imaginary, that may be perceived or apprehended by the mind; that of which the understanding has knowledge. 83 N. J. L. 641, 85 Atl. 194, Ann. Cas. 1914 B 847.

Synonyms of Object


  • attack
  • be at variance
  • be averse
  • call in question
  • challenge
  • complain
  • contra dicere recusare
  • contravene
  • controvert
  • criticize
  • demur
  • disagree
  • disapprove
  • dispute
  • dissent
  • enter a demurrer
  • enter a protest
  • except
  • express an objection
  • express disapproval
  • find fault
  • oppose
  • protest
  • put forward in opposition
  • quarrel
  • repugnare
  • resist
  • state by way of objection
  • state opposition
  • take exception


  • aim
  • butt
  • commodity
  • concern
  • consilium
  • corporeal body
  • design
  • destination
  • end
  • final cause
  • finis
  • goal
  • item
  • material product
  • material substance
  • matter
  • point
  • propositum
  • purpose
  • subject
  • substance
  • target
  • ultimate purpose

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Object in Historical Law

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Abuse Of Process, Ambit, Annex, Article, Association, Bailee, Capacity, , Charitable, Co-operative Association, Commodity, Compete, Competition, Cy-prés, Deadly Weapon, Demurrer, Development, Endeavor, Entail, Equal Protection Of The Laws, Except, Fixtures, Fraudulent Preference, Gist Of An Action, Immediate, Inspection Laws, Institution, Insurance Broker, Intention, Interlocutory, Landmark, Life Insurance, Livery Of Seisin, Manufacture, Means, Mortgage, Operative Part, Parallax, Parish, Pleading, Property, Real Covenants, Recognisance, Religion, Remunerative Donation, , Responsive, Revendication, Revenue Bill, Revision, Sample, Scheme, Seaman, , Small Business Act, Superstitious Use.

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