Definition of Objective:

  1. A thing aimed at or sought; a goal.

  2. The objective case.

  3. Neutral (bias free), relating to, or based on verifiable evidence or facts instead of on attitude, belief, or opinion. Opposite of subjective.

    For further explanation, see Goals vs. Objectives - Using Both to Get Where You Want to Go at howtodiscuss.com.

  4. A specific result that a person or system aims to achieve within a time frame and with available resources.

    In general, objectives are more specific and easier to measure than goals. Objectives are basic tools that underlie all planning and strategic activities. They serve as the basis for creating policy and evaluating performance. Some examples of business objectives include minimizing expenses, expanding internationally, or making a profit.

  5. (of a person or their judgment) not influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considering and representing facts.

  6. The lens in a telescope or microscope nearest to the object observed.

  7. Relating to or denoting a case of nouns and pronouns used as the object of a transitive verb or a preposition.

Synonyms of Objective

Achromatic lens, Affectless, Aim, Ambition, Anesthetized, Animus, Appetence, Appetency, Appetite, Arctic, Aspiration, Astigmatic lens, Autistic, Bauble, Bibelot, Blunt, Burning glass, Butt, By-end, By-purpose, Camera, Catatonic, Chill, Chilly, Choice, Coated lens, Cold, Cold as charity, Cold-blooded, Coldhearted, Command, Conation, Conatus, Concave lens, Concavo-convex lens, Condenser, Convex lens, Cool, Corporeal, Curio, Decision, Design, Desire, Destination, Detached, Determination, Discretion, Disinterested, Dispassionate, Disposition, Drugged, Dull, Duty, Emotionally dead, Emotionless, End, End in view, Equitable, Evenhanded, External, Extraneous, Extraorganismal, Extrinsic, Eyeglass, Eyepiece, Fair, Fancy, Final cause, Foreign, Free choice, Free will, Frigid, Frosted, Frosty, Frozen, Function, Game, Gewgaw, Gimcrack, Glass, Goal, Gross, Hand lens, Heartless, Hope, Icy, Immovable, Impartial, Impassible, Impassive, Impersonal, Inclination, Indifferent, Inexcitable, Insusceptible, Intent, Intention, Judicious, Just, Lens, Liking, Lust, Magnifier, Magnifying glass, Mark, Material, Meniscus, Mind, Neutral, Nonemotional, Nonsubjective, Novelty, Object, Object glass, Object in mind, Objective prism, Obtuse, Ocular, Open-handed, Open-minded, Out of touch, Outer, Outlying, Outside, Outward, Passion, Passionless, Phenomenal, Physical, Pleasure, Prey, Prism, Purpose, Pursuit, Quarry, Quintain, Reader, Reading glass, Reason for being, Resolution, Self-absorbed, Sensible, Sexual desire, Soulless, Spiritless, Substantial, Tangible, Target, Teleology, Telephoto lens, Toric lens, Trinket, Ultimate aim, Unaffectionate, Unbiased, Unbigoted, Uncolored, Undazzled, Unemotional, Unfeeling, Unimpassioned, Unimpressionable, Uninfluenced, Unjaundiced, Unloving, Unpassionate, Unprejudiced, Unprepossessed, Unresponding, Unresponsive, Unsusceptible, Unswayed, Unsympathetic, Untouchable, Use, Varifocal lens, Velleity, Volition, Whatnot, Will, Will power, Wish, Zoom lens, Impartial, Unbiased, Unprejudiced, Non-partisan, Disinterested, Non-discriminatory, Neutral, Uninvolved, Even-handed, Equitable, Fair, Fair-minded, Just, Open-minded, Dispassionate, Detached, Impersonal, Unemotional, Clinical, Aim, Intention, Purpose, Target, Goal, Intent, Object, End, End in view, Grail, Holy grail

How to use Objective in a sentence?

  1. Ricos teacher told him that he was disappointed in his paper, and he felt that Rico did not fully understand the objective of the assignment.
  2. The system has achieved its objective.
  3. The root with the added o is the nominative, the objective adds an n after the o.
  4. The potential juror was asked if he felt he could be objective , despite the extensive media coverage regarding the case.
  5. Historians try to be objective and impartial.
  6. Examine with high power objective.
  7. An important objective of personal financial planning is to ensure that unnecessary expenses are eliminated and that necessary expenditures are dealt with in a timely manner, so as not to generate late fees or other penalties.

Meaning of Objective & Objective Definition