Associations to the word «Objective»

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OBJECTIVE, adjective. Of or relating to a material object, actual existence or reality.
OBJECTIVE, adjective. Not influenced by the emotions or prejudices.
OBJECTIVE, adjective. Based on observed facts.
OBJECTIVE, adjective. (grammar) Of, or relating to a noun or pronoun used as the object of a verb.
OBJECTIVE, adjective. ​(linguistics) (grammar) Of, or relating to verbal conjugation that indicates the object (patient) of an action. (In linguistic descriptions of Tundra Nenets, among others.)
OBJECTIVE, noun. A material object that physically exists.
OBJECTIVE, noun. A goal that is striven for.
OBJECTIVE, noun. (grammar) The objective case; a noun or pronoun in that case.
OBJECTIVE, noun. The lens or lenses of a camera, microscope, or other optical device closest to the object being examined.
OBJECTIVE CASE, noun. (grammar) the form of a noun or pronoun used as the object of a verb or a preposition.
OBJECTIVE CASES, noun. Plural of objective case
OBJECTIVE CLAUSE, noun. (grammar) A clause that takes place of the direct object of a verb.
OBJECTIVE CORRELATIVE, noun. A physical representation or manifestation of an abstract concept; especially, a symbolic artistic representation of a particular emotion, feeling etc.
OBJECTIVE CORRELATIVES, noun. Plural of objective correlative
OBJECTIVE FUNCTION, noun. (mathematics) A function to be maximized or minimized in optimization theory.
OBJECTIVE FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of objective function

Dictionary definition

OBJECTIVE, noun. The goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable); "the sole object of her trip was to see her children".
OBJECTIVE, noun. The lens or system of lenses in a telescope or microscope that is nearest the object being viewed.
OBJECTIVE, adjective. Undistorted by emotion or personal bias; based on observable phenomena; "an objective appraisal"; "objective evidence".
OBJECTIVE, adjective. Serving as or indicating the object of a verb or of certain prepositions and used for certain other purposes; "objective case"; "accusative endings".
OBJECTIVE, adjective. Emphasizing or expressing things as perceived without distortion of personal feelings, insertion of fictional matter, or interpretation; "objective art".
OBJECTIVE, adjective. Belonging to immediate experience of actual things or events; "objective benefits"; "an objective example"; "there is no objective evidence of anything of the kind".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley