Objeto in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
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objeto
masculine noun
1. object (asunto, cosa)
  • ser objeto de to be the object of
  • objetos perdidos lost property, lost and found (United States)
  • objetos de valor valuables
  • objeto volador no identificado unidentified flying object
2. purpose, object (propósito)
  • el objeto de la visita the purpose o object of the visit
  • tener por objeto to be aimed at; (sujeto: plan) to have as one's aim (sujeto: persona)
  • ¿con qué objeto? to what end?
  • sin objeto to no purpose, pointlessly (inútilmente)
  • al o con objeto de hacer algo in order to do something, with the aim of doing st
3. (blanco)
  • fue objeto de las burlas de sus compañeros he was the butt of his classmates' jokes
  • el artículo ha sido objeto de duras críticas the article has come in for some harsh criticism
objeto
1 (cosa) object
objetos perdidos lost property
objeto contundente blunt instrument
objeto de arte objet d'art
objetos de escritorio writing materials
objetos de regalo giftware
singular
; (s)
gifts
objetos de tocador toilet articles
objetos de valor valuables
objeto sexual sex object
objeto volante no identificado unidentified flying object
2 (propósito) object; aim
desconocían el objeto de su visita they did not know the object o aim of his visit; al o con objeto de hacer algo with the object o aim of doing sth; estas medidas tienen por objeto reducir la inflación the aim of these measures is to reduce inflation; no tiene objeto que sigas preguntándome there's no point in you continuing to ask me; it's no use you continuing to ask me
3 (blanco) object
me hizo objeto de sus obsesiones I became the object of his obsessions; fue objeto de sus burlas she was the butt of their jokes; fue objeto de un asalto he was the target of an attack; he suffered an attack
4 (Lingüística) object
objeto directo direct object
objeto indirecto indirect object
el objeto de la conferencia
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