Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “uniform”

See all translations

uniform

noun [C/U]  /ˈju·nəˌfɔrm/ us  

uniform noun [C/U] (CLOTHES)

a special set of clothes worn by people belonging to an organization to show others that they are members of it: [U] soldiers in uniform
uniformed
adjective [not gradable]  /ˈju·nəˌfɔrmd/ us  
Only uniformed personnel are permitted to enter this building.

uniform

adjective  /ˈju·nəˌfɔrm/ us  

uniform adjective (SAME)

the same; not varying or different in any way: The laws for adopting a child are not uniform among the states. physics Uniform means not changing in speed or power; constant .
uniformity
noun [U]  /ˌju·nəˈfɔr·mɪ·t̬i/ us  
uniformly
adverb  /ˈju·nəˌfɔrm·li/ us  
Critics were uniformly enthusiastic.
(Definition of uniform from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of uniform?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “uniform” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

hyphen

the symbol -, used to join two words together, or to show that a word has been divided into two parts at the end of one line and the beginning of the next

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More