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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.