Objective vs Biased what difference

what is difference between Objective and Biased

English

Etymology

Borrowed from French objectif, from Latin obiectīvus.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɒbˈd͡ʒɛk.tɪv/, /əbˈd͡ʒɛk.tɪv/
  • (US) IPA(key): /əbˈd͡ʒɛk.tɪv/
  • Rhymes: -ɛktɪv

Adjective

objective (comparative more objective, superlative most objective)

  1. Of or relating to a material object, actual existence or reality.
  2. Not influenced by the emotions or prejudices.
  3. Based on observed facts; without subjective assessment.
  4. (grammar) Of, or relating to a noun or pronoun used as the object of a verb.
  5. (linguistics, grammar) Of, or relating to verbal conjugation that indicates the object (patient) of an action. (In linguistic descriptions of Tundra Nenets, among others.)
    • 2014, Irina Nikolaeva, A Grammar of Tundra Nenets, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter, →ISBN
      The general finite stem is the verbal stem which serves as the basis of inflection in the indicative present and past in the subjective conjugation and the objective conjugation with the singular and dual object.

Usage notes

  • Said of account, judgment, criteria, person, existence, or observation.

Antonyms

  • subjective

Derived terms

  • nonobjective
  • objective correlative
  • objectivity

Translations

Noun

objective (plural objectives)

  1. A material object that physically exists.
  2. A goal that is striven for.
    • Objectives are the stepping stones which guide you to achieving your goals. They must be verifiable in some way, whether thatʼs statistically – ‘the more I do this, the better I get at itʼ – or by some other achievable concept such as getting the job or relationship that you want. Itʼs crucial that your objectives lead you logically towards your goal and are quantifiable.
  3. (grammar) The objective case.
    Synonyms: object case, objective case
  4. (grammar) a noun or pronoun in the objective case.
  5. The lens or lenses of a camera, microscope, or other optical device closest to the object being examined.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:goal

Translations


French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɔb.ʒɛk.tiv/
  • Homophone: objectives

Adjective

objective

  1. feminine singular of objectif

Latin

Adjective

objectīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of objectīvus


English

Alternative forms

  • biassed (British)

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈbaɪəst/
  • Rhymes: -aɪəst

Adjective

biased (comparative more biased, superlative most biased)

  1. Exhibiting bias; prejudiced.
    Synonyms: partial, prejudiced, tendentious
  2. Angled at a slant.
  3. (electrical engineering) On which an electrical bias is applied.
  4. (statistics) Exhibiting a systematic distortion of results due to a factor not allowed for in its derivation; skewed.

Translations

Verb

biased

  1. simple past tense and past participle of bias

Anagrams

  • abides, debias

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