Term: Objects


The object of a verb is created, affected or altered by the action of a verb, or appreciated or sensed by the subject of the verb.

EG: He wrote the book. ('book' is the object, created by the action of writing)

EG: I saw the film. ('film' is the object, sensed by the subject seeing it)


See Also: Direct Object; Indirect Object; Intransitive Verb; Subject, Predicate; Transitive Verb; Complement; Retained Object

Category: Complement & Object