Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

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direct object the part of a sentence that shows the object, goal, or receiver of the action of a verb. "The ball" in "She kicked the ball" is a direct object.
found object any object picked up by chance and treated as a piece of art.
indirect object the part of a sentence that indicates a person or thing that is indirectly affected by the action of the verb. In the sentence, "I made him some tea," "him" is the indirect object.
object glass see objective.
object lesson a concrete, practical demonstration or illustration of a moral precept or ethical principle.