Object may refer to:

General meanings

  • Object (philosophy), a thing, being, or concept
  • Entity, something that is tangible and within the grasp of the senses
  • Object (abstract), an object which does not exist at any particular time or place
  • Physical object, an identifiable collection of matter
  • Goal, an aim, target or objective
  • Object (grammar), a sentence element, such as a direct object or an indirect object

    Science, technology, and mathematics


  • 3D model, a representation of a physical object
  • Object (computer science), a language mechanism for binding data with methods that operate on that data
  • Object-orientation, in which concepts are represented as objects
  • Object-oriented programming (OOP), in which an object is an instance of a class or array
  • Object file, the output of a compiler or other translator program (also known as "object code")
  • Object, an information source for an information processor
  • HTML object element


  • Object (mathematics), an abstract object arising in mathematics
  • Group object, a generalization of a group built on more complicated structures than sets
  • Object, an entity treated by mathematical category theory


  • Physical body or object, in physics, an identifiable collection of matter
  • Planetary body or planetary object, any secondary body in the Solar system that has a planet-like geology

    Other sciences

  • Astronomical object
  • Object (grammar), a sentence element, such as a direct object or an indirect object
  • In object relations theory of psychoanalysis, that to which a subject relates

    Arts and media

  • Object (Le Déjeuner en fourrure), a sculpture by Méret Oppenheim
  • "Object", a song by The Cure on their 1979 album Three Imaginary Boys
  • "Object", a song by Ween from La Cucaracha
  • The Object, a prop used by Hipgnosis for the Led Zeppelin album Presence

    Other uses

  • Object (National Register of Historic Places), a classification used by the U.S. National Register of Historic Places
  • Object: Australian Design Centre, a non-profit organisation promoting design in Australia
  • Объект (object), (Russian GABTU), military vehicle designations