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Object

As a verb, to take exception to something; to declare or express the belief that something is improper or illegal.As a noun, the thing sought to be accomplished or attained; aim; purpose; intention.

One might, for example, object to the admission of particular evidence at a trial.

The object of a civil suit, for example, might be to be compensated in the form of damages for an injury incurred.

object

1) v. to ask the court not to allow a particular question asked of a witness by the opposing lawyer on the basis that it is either legally not permitted or in its wording is confusing or improper in its "form." An attorney may also object to an answer on the basis that it is not "responsive," to the question, on the basis a witness is limited to answering a question and is not allowed to make unsolicited comments. The trial attorney must be alert and quick in order to object before the witness answers. This is called an "objection" and must be based on a specific list of legal restrictions on questions. 2) n. a particular thing. 3) n. an aim or purpose, as "the object of the contract..." (See: objection)

object

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

object

verb attack, be at variance, be averse, call in question, challenge, complain, contra dicere recusare, 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, resist, state by way of objection, state opposition, take exception
See also: article, ban, basis, cause, collide, complain, condemn, conflict, confront, connotation, content, contest, counter, counteract, criticize, demonstrate, demur, deprecate, design, destination, determinant, disaccord, disagree, disallow, disapprove, disown, dissent, doubt, end, entity, expostulate, fight, goal, idea, intent, intention, item, meaning, motive, negate, oppose, oppugn, point, predetermination, project, protest, purpose, pursuit, reason, recipient, reject, remonstrate, reprehend, signification, target
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His research - known as The Pearce Register - has been sourced from documents, letters, images, tribunal and diaries to create the world's most comprehensive list of First World War conscientious objectors.
The moment sex is mentioned in this country objectors throw up their hands and man the parapets.
The Councillor has completely missed one of the main points of the objectors.
Conscientious objectors fell into three categories: "alternativists", who were prepared to undertake alternative civilian work, not under any military control; "non-combatants", who would accept the call-up on the condition of having a non-combat role in the army; and "absolutists", who believed that any alternative service supported the war effort.
At least 100 peopie face courts-martial for refusing to fight, and conscientious objectors have reported harassment after filing for conscientious objector status.
But there was a significant minority who refused to fight in the war - 16,000 men who earned the hatred of their own communities by registering as conscientious objectors.
Descendants of 50 First World War conscientious objectors to take part in International Conscientious Objectors Day commemoration.
It is known that authorities tend to be harsher with Druze objectors than with Jewish ones.
Motorways needed OBJECTORS to new motorways are not acting in the best interests of the community, nor do they represent the majority of the people.
PHYLLIS Bembridge's letter about the debate about the black frontage of the African Village bar in Coventry city centre speaks of "sinister undertones" in the responses of those concerned about the exterior's effect on the immediate streetscape, the inference being that objectors are being xenophobic and/or racist (Letters, April 10).
Unfortunately the so called Welsh Streets Home Group, objectors to the demolition, got wind of his visit and hijacked the meeting by using the social media to gather their supporters from around the city.
Such a case, unprecedented in the north, means that for the first time the Turkish-run Turkish Cypriot military has been forced to acknowledge the existence of conscientious objectors who refuse to do compulsory military service.