platform noun (STRUCTURE)
the platform UK
- All southbound trains leave from platform one.
- Three men were feared dead last night after a helicopter veered off course into an oil platform.
- I slipped as I stepped onto the platform.
- He mounted the platform and began to speak to the assembled crowd.
- Passengers wishing to take the Kings Cross train should go to platform 9.
platform noun (IDEAS)
- The television has provided the evangelists with yet another platform for their proselytizing.
- This generous grant will provide a platform for new research and development.
- These kind of TV-shows provide the platform for opinionated people to express their views.
- the Labour party platform
- a strong gay rights platform
Thesaurus: synonyms and related words
- a free ride idiom
- another/a second bite at/of the cherry idiom
- best bet idiom
- it's now or never idiom
- look in
- make hay while the sun shines idiom
- the American dream
- the run of sth idiom
- the world is sb's oyster idiom
- there are plenty more fish in the sea idiom