n A thing that has physical existence but is not alive.
n Objective; goal, end or purpose of something.
n (grammar) The noun phrase which is an internal complement of a verb phrase or a prepositional phrase. In a verb phrase with a transitive action verb, it is typically the receiver of the action.
n A person or thing toward which an emotion is directed.
n (object-oriented programming) An instantiation of a class or structure.
n (category theory) An instance of one of the two kinds of entities that form a category, the other kind being the arrows (also called morphisms).
n (obsolete) Sight; show; appearance; aspect.
v (intransitive) To disagree with or oppose something or someone; (especially in a Court of Law) to raise an objection.
v (transitive, obsolete) To offer in opposition as a criminal charge or by way of accusation or reproach; to adduce as an objection or adverse reason.
v (transitive, obsolete) To set before or against; to bring into opposition; to oppose.