Definition of “bridge” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /brɪdʒ/
Extra Examples
The bridge arched over the river.A suspension bridge joins the two islands.The bridge rose almost 600 feet above the water.A small bridge connects the two parts of the building.The bridge is built of steel and aluminium.

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 Bridge

something that connects two groups, organizations, etc and improves the relationship between them:

After the war they tried to build bridges with neighbouring countries.
the bridge of your nose

the hard part of your nose between your eyes

the bridge

the raised area of a ship where the controls are

GAME [ U ]

a card game for four players

(Definition of “bridge noun” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)