object to


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object to

verb absolutely differ with, be at variance with, be averse to, be diametrically opposed to, be on all fours with, call in question, challenge, complain, controvert, counter, criticize, deny, disagree with, disapprove, dispute, dissent, express an objection, express disapproval, find fault, oppose, protest, put forward in opposition, resist, state by way of objection, state opposition, take exception, undermine
Associated concepts: evidence, rules of procedure
See also: challenge, complain, condemn, contest, criticize, disapprove, discriminate, disfavor, dispute, except, object, refuse
References in classic literature ?
or do you not object to keep watch here, and help me when I return?
If there be an object to HURRY any of you in hot haste to a step which you would never take DELIBERATELY, that object will be frustrated by taking time; but no good object can be frustrated by it.
If I object to this person's manner of conducting himself here, and object to it so much, that if I had any authority here I certainly would not suffer him to remain a minute, I object on your account.
It is possible that the gentleman may, on similar grounds, object to you.
If you wouldn't object to standing by him half a minute, sir,' was the reply, 'I'll find the nearest of our men to come and take charge of him;--I still call it HIM, you see,' said Mr Inspector, looking back as he went, with a philosophical smile upon the force of habit.
I am sure your mother will not object to it; for I have had such good luck in getting my own children off my hands that she will think me a very fit person to have the charge of you; and if I don't get one of you at least well married before I have done with you, it shall not be my fault.