Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “aspect”

See all translations

aspect

noun
 
 
/ˈæspekt/
PART OF SITUATION [C] B2 one part of a situation, problem, subject, etc: His illness affects almost every aspect of his life.Topics and areas of interestWords meaning parts of things
LANGUAGE [U, C] the form of a verb that shows how the meaning of a verb is considered in relation to timeVerb forms, tenses and types of verbs
Translations of “aspect”
in Korean 측면…
in Arabic بُعْد, وَجه…
in French aspect, exposition, mine…
in Turkish özellik, bir problem, konu…
in Italian aspetto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 特點, 方面, 層面…
in Russian аспект, вид (глагола)…
in Polish aspekt…
in Spanish aspecto, orientación, pinta…
in Portuguese aspecto…
in German der Gesichtspunkt, die Lage, das Aussehen…
in Catalan aspecte…
in Japanese (物事の)側面, ある角度…
in Chinese (Simplified) 特点, 方面, 层面…
(Definition of aspect from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “aspect” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

be in/out of luck

to be able/unable to have or do what you want

Word of the Day

A certain je ne sais quoi: French words and phrases used in English

by Liz Walter,
January 21, 2015
It is an odd irony that the more sophisticated your use of English is, the more likely you are to use French words and phrases. Or, to be more accurate, ones you know to be French – words such as ballet, au pair, abattoir, fiancé, café, and restaurant are so entrenched in

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More