month Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “month” - English Dictionary

Definition of "month" - American English Dictionary

See all translations

monthnoun [C]

 us   /mʌnθ/
a ​period of about four ​weeks, esp. one of the twelve ​periods into which a ​year is ​divided: I’ll be away for the ​whole month of ​June. The ​puppy is two months ​old.
(Definition of month from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definition of "month" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

monthnoun [C]

uk   us   /mʌnθ/
A1 a ​period of about four ​weeks, ​especially one of the twelve ​periods into which a ​year is ​divided: I'll be away for a month from mid-June to mid-July. February is the ​shortest month. a two-month-old ​puppy The ​project will be ​finished in the next few months (= ​quitesoon). They haven't been in ​contact with me for months (= a ​longtime). Students have two months' ​vacation during the ​summer.
More examples
(Definition of month from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “month”
in Korean 달, 개월…
in Arabic شَهْر…
in Malaysian bulan…
in French mois…
in Russian месяц…
in Chinese (Traditional) 月, 一個月的時間…
in Italian mese…
in Turkish ay, yılın ayları…
in Polish miesiąc…
in Spanish mes…
in Vietnamese tháng…
in Portuguese mês…
in Thai เดือน…
in German der Monat…
in Catalan mes…
in Japanese (暦の)月, 一ヵ月…
in Chinese (Simplified) 月, 一个月的时间…
in Indonesian bulan…
What is the pronunciation of month?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

forage

to go from place to place searching, especially for food

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More