system Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “system” - Learner’s Dictionary

system

noun [C]     /ˈsɪstəm/
METHOD
B2 a way or method of doing things: the American legal system the public transport systemWays of achieving things
EQUIPMENT
B1 a set of connected pieces of equipment that operate together: They've had an alarm system installed at their home.Things needed for a task
BODY
parts of the body that work together in order to make something happen: the body's immune system Substances and structures in the bodyThe body
the system
the laws and rules of a societyRules and laws
→  See also immune system , nervous system , operating system , public address system , the solar system , get sth out of your system
(Definition of system from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

sunscreen

a substance that you put on your skin to prevent it from being damaged by the sun

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More