aspect Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "aspect" - English Dictionary

See all translations

aspectnoun

uk   us   /ˈæs.pekt/

aspect noun (FEATURE)

B2 [C] one part of a situation, problem, subject, etc.: Which aspects of the job do you most enjoy? His illness affects almost every aspect of his life. That's the most worrying aspect of the situation. Lighting is a vitally important aspect of filmmaking. Have you thought about the problem from every aspect?
More examples

aspect noun (DIRECTION)

[C] the direction in which a building, window, room, or sloping field faces, or the view that can be seen because of this direction: The dining room has a southern aspect, which allows us to make the most of the sun.

aspect noun (APPEARANCE)

[S] formal the appearance of a place, or the expression on a person's face: The glasses and the beard lend him a rather scholarly aspect.

aspect noun (GRAMMAR)

[C or U] specialized language the form of a verb that shows how the meaning of that verb is considered in relation to time, typically expressing if an action is complete, repeated, or continuous

aspect noun (TV)

specialized media [C] (also aspect ratio) a measurement of the width compared to the height of the picture on a TV or computer screen: A widescreen picture has an aspect ratio of 16:9.
(Definition of aspect from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of aspect?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “aspect” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
avatar

an image that represents you in online games, chat rooms, etc. and that you can move around the screen

Word of the Day

The cake was made by my sister: how to use the passive in English.
The cake was made by my sister: how to use the passive in English.
by Liz Walter,
June 24, 2015
Look at these two sentences: My sister made the cake. The cake was made by my sister. Both these sentences mean the same. The first is an active sentence: it tells you what the sister did. The second is a passive sentence: it tells you what happened to the cake. Here are

Read More 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Read More