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English noun: dimension

1. dimension (attribute) the magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height)

Broader (hypernym)magnitude

Narrower (hyponym)breadth, fourth dimension, height, length, slenderness, tallness, tenuity, thickness, thinness, third dimension, time, width

2. dimension (cognition) a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished

SamplesSelf-confidence is not an endearing property.

Synonymsattribute, property

Broader (hypernym)concept, conception, construct

Narrower (hyponym)character, characteristic, feature, feature, feature of speech, lineament, quality

3. dimension (cognition) one of three Cartesian coordinates that determine a position in space

Broader (hypernym)Cartesian coordinate

4. dimension (attribute) magnitude or extent

SamplesA building of vast proportions.


Broader (hypernym)magnitude

English verb: dimension

1. dimension (communication) indicate the dimensions on

SamplesThese techniques permit us to dimension the human heart.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)mark

2. dimension (change) shape or form to required dimensions

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)form, shape

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