Ob·ject v. t. [imp. & p. p. Objected; p. pr. & vb. n. Objecting.]
1. 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.
2. 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.