What does the word object mean?

Usage examples for object

  1. " If you do not object, I would really like to go," said Patches simply. – When A Man's A Man by Harold Bell Wright
  2. Mercy guessed what the object was; she knew but too well what Horace wanted of her. – The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins
  3. " If only my father does not object," murmured Ted. – Ted and the Telephone by Sara Ware Bassett