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What is an object?

 

Definition
 

Here are two senses for object:

 
  1. An object, traditionally defined, is either a direct object or an indirect object.
  2. An object, in some usages, is any grammatical relation other than subject.
Kinds
  Here are some kinds of objects:
 
Generic
  An object is a kind of
 
Sources
 

Crystal 1985 211

 

Hartmann and Stork 1972 155–156

 

Mish 1991 814

 

Comrie 1989 66


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