What does the word objective mean?

Usage examples for objective

  1. He discharged this duty very faithfully; and before he reached his objective point he was confident he could draw a map of the region, with what information he had obtained before, which would meet the requirements of Captain Breaker. – A Victorious Union SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
  2. They positively, absolutely, and without reserve, reject as false the whole system of objective propositions which make up the popular belief of the day, in one and all of its theological expressions. – On Compromise by John Morley
  3. He did not tell Lopez his real objective. – His Unknown Wife by Louis Tracy