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Etymology: The word object comes from the latin word objectum a noun form of objectus which in turn comes from objicere, which means to throw or put something before someone. Objicere comes from ob-, "in front of" (related to the Greek ἐπί epi-) and jacere, "throw".

As an English word, object has many senses. Some of these senses are subjects of Wikipedia articles:

See objecthood.