Definition of objective:

part of speech: noun


part of speech: noun

The case of the object: ( war) the point to which the operations of an army are directed.

part of speech: adjective

Belonging to a material thing; being outside of the mind: opposite to subjective, or existing only in the mind; in grammar, noting the case which follows, and is governed by, a transitive active verb or a preposition.

part of speech: adverb


part of speech: noun

The point or purpose toward which any action is directed; an aim; in grammar, the case of a word governed by a transitive active verb or a preposition, or the word so governed; the lens of a microscope or telescope nearest to the object to be observed and forming the image.

part of speech: adjective

Relating to an object; exterior to the mind; denoting the case which follows a transitive verb.

part of speech: noun

Objectiveness, objectivity.

part of speech: adjective

Relating to an object: being exterior to the mind: as opp. to subjective, that which is real or which exists in nature, in contrast with what is ideal or exists merely in the thought of the individual: ( gram.) belonging to the case of the object.

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