Synonyms for (noun) objective

Synonyms: object glass, object lens, objective, objective lens

Definition: the lens or system of lenses in a telescope or microscope that is nearest the object being viewed

Similar words: lens, lens system, lense

Definition: a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images


Synonyms: aim, object, objective, target

Definition: the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)

Usage: the sole object of her trip was to see her children

Similar words: goal, end

Definition: the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it

Usage: the ends justify the means

Synonyms for (adjective) objective

Synonyms: objective

Definition: belonging to immediate experience of actual things or events

Usage: objective benefits; an objective example; there is no objective evidence of anything of the kind

Similar words: concrete

Definition: capable of being perceived by the senses; not abstract or imaginary

Usage: concrete objects such as trees


Synonyms: objective, nonsubjective

Definition: undistorted by emotion or personal bias; based on observable phenomena

Usage: an objective appraisal; objective evidence

Similar words: clinical

Definition: scientifically detached; unemotional

Usage: he spoke in the clipped clinical monotones typical of police testimony


Similar words: neutral, impersonal

Definition: having no personal preference

Usage: impersonal criticism; a neutral observer


Similar words: verifiable

Definition: capable of being verified

Usage: a verifiable account of the incident


Synonyms: documentary, objective

Definition: emphasizing or expressing things as perceived without distortion of personal feelings, insertion of fictional matter, or interpretation

Usage: objective art

Similar words: existent, real

Definition: being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory

Usage: real objects; real people; not ghosts; a film based on real life; a real illness; real humility; Life is real! Life is earnest!- Longfellow