Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “Uranus”

See all translations

Uranus

noun [S] uk   /ˈjʊə.rən.əs/ /jʊˈreɪ.nəs/ us    /ˈjʊr-/ /jʊˈreɪ-/
the planet seventh in order of distance from the Sun, after Saturn and before Neptune
Translations of “Uranus”
in Spanish Urano…
in Korean 천왕성…
in Arabic كَوكَب أورانوس…
in Portuguese Urano…
in Catalan Urà…
in Japanese 天王星(太陽系の第7惑星)…
in Italian Urano…
in Chinese (Traditional) 天王星…
in Russian Уран…
in Turkish Uranüs, güneş sisteminde yedinci gezegen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天王星…
in Polish Uran…
(Definition of Uranus from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of Uranus?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “Uranus” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

ellipsis

a situation in which words are left out of a sentence but the sentence can still be understood

Word of the Day

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

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