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Objecting Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
- Object \Ob*ject"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Objected; p. pr. & vb.
n. Objecting.] [L. objectus, p. p. of objicere, obicere, to
throw or put before, to oppose; ob (see Ob-) + jacere to
throw: cf. objecter. See Jet a shooting forth.]
- To set before or against; to bring into opposition; to oppose. [Obs.] Of less account some knight thereto object, Whose loss so great and harmful can not prove. --Fairfax. Some strong impediment or other objecting itself. --Hooker. Pallas to their eyes The mist objected, and condensed the skies. --Pope.
- To offer in opposition as a criminal charge or by way of accusation or reproach; to adduce as an objection or adverse reason. He gave to him to object his heinous crime. --Spencer. Others object the poverty of the nation. --Addison. The book . . . giveth liberty to object any crime against such as are to be ordered. --Whitgift.
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