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Object may refer to:
  • Object (philosophy)
    Object (philosophy)
    An object in philosophy is a technical term often used in contrast to the term subject. Consciousness is a state of cognition that includes the subject, which can never be doubted as only it can be the one who doubts, and some object or objects that may or may not have real existence without...

    , a thing, being or concept
    • Entity
      An entity is something that has a distinct, separate existence, although it need not be a material existence. In particular, abstractions and legal fictions are usually regarded as entities. In general, there is also no presumption that an entity is animate.An entity could be viewed as a set...

      , something that is tangible and within the grasp of the senses
  • As used in object relations theories
    Object relations theory
    Object relations theory is a psychodynamic theory within psychoanalytic psychology. The theory describes the process of developing a mind as one grows in relation to others in the environment....

     of psychoanalysis
    Psychoanalysis is a psychological theory developed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries by Austrian neurologist Sigmund Freud. Psychoanalysis has expanded, been criticized and developed in different directions, mostly by some of Freud's former students, such as Alfred Adler and Carl Gustav...

    , that to which a subject relates.
  • Object (grammar)
    Object (grammar)
    An object in grammar is part of a sentence, and often part of the predicate. It denotes somebody or something involved in the subject's "performance" of the verb. Basically, it is what or whom the verb is acting upon...

    , a sentence element, such as a direct object or an indirect object
  • Object (abstract)
    Abstract object
    An abstract object is an object which does not exist at any particular time or place, but rather exists as a type of thing . In philosophy, an important distinction is whether an object is considered abstract or concrete. Abstract objects are sometimes called abstracta An abstract object is an...

    , an object which does not exist at any particular time or place
  • Object (mathematics)
    Mathematical object
    In mathematics and the philosophy of mathematics, a mathematical object is an abstract object arising in mathematics.Commonly encountered mathematical objects include numbers, permutations, partitions, matrices, sets, functions, and relations...

    , an abstract object arising in mathematics
  • Group object
    Group object
    In category theory, a branch of mathematics, group objects are certain generalizations of groups which are built on more complicated structures than sets...

    , a generalization of a group built on more complicated structures than sets.
  • Goal
    A goal is an objective, or a projected computation of affairs, that a person or a system plans or intends to achieve.Goal, GOAL or G.O.A.L may also refer to:Sport...

    , an aim, target or objective
  • Physical body
    Physical body
    In physics, a physical body or physical object is a collection of masses, taken to be one...

     or object, in physics, a collection of masses
  • Object, an entity treated by mathematical category theory
  • 3D model
    3D modeling
    In 3D computer graphics, 3D modeling is the process of developing a mathematical representation of any three-dimensional surface of object via specialized software. The product is called a 3D model...

    , a representation of a physical object
  • Object (National Register of Historic Places), a classification used by the U.S. National Register of Historic Places

In computing:
  • Object (computer science)
    Object (computer science)
    In computer science, an object is any entity that can be manipulated by the commands of a programming language, such as a value, variable, function, or data structure...

    , a language mechanism for binding data with methods that operate on that data
    • Object-oriented programming
      Object-oriented programming
      Object-oriented programming is a programming paradigm using "objects" – data structures consisting of data fields and methods together with their interactions – to design applications and computer programs. Programming techniques may include features such as data abstraction,...

       (OOP), in which an object is an instance of a class or array
  • Object file
    Object file
    An object file is a file containing relocatable format machine code that is usually not directly executable. Object files are produced by an assembler, compiler, or other language translator, and used as input to the linker....

    , the output of a compiler or other translator program (also known as "object code")
  • Object (Information Processing), an information source for an information processor
    Information processor
    An information processor or information processing system, as its name suggests, is a system which takes information in one form and processes it into another form, e.g...

  • HTML object element

In popular culture:
  • Object (Le Déjeuner en fourrure), a sculpture by Méret Oppenheim
    Méret Oppenheim
    -External links:**** http://www.artchive.com/artchive/M/man_ray.html...

  • Object, a song by The Cure on their 1979 album Three Imaginary Boys
    Three Imaginary Boys
    The album included an uncredited, final instrumental track informally called "The Weedy Burton". The fact was not acknowledged until the Deluxe Edition re-issue.-2004 Deluxe Edition:...

  • Objects from the 2006 television series The Lost Room
    Objects from The Lost Room
    The Objects from The Lost Room are supernatural artifacts from the Sci Fi Channel mini-series The Lost Room. The set consists of roughly one hundred everyday items one would expect to find in an occupied motel room in the 1960s...

  • "Object", a song by Ween from La Cucaracha
    La Cucaracha (album)