Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “bridge”

bridge

noun
 
 
/brɪdʒ/
STRUCTURE [C] A2 a structure that is built over a river, road, etc so that people or vehicles can go across it: to go across/over a bridge Brooklyn BridgeBridges
CONNECTION [C] something that connects two groups, organizations, etc and improves the relationship between them: After the war they tried to build bridges with neighbouring countries.Linking and relatingRegarding and concerning
the bridge of your nose the hard part of your nose between your eyesThe nose
the bridge the raised area of a ship where the controls areParts of ships and boats
GAME [U] a card game for four playersCard games
(Definition of bridge noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “bridge” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

for starters

used to say that something is the first in a list of things

Word of the Day

Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.

by Liz Walter​,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.

Read More 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Read More