Meaning of “system” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /ˈsɪstəm/

B2 a way or method of doing things:

the American legal system
the public transport system

B1 a set of connected pieces of equipment that operate together:

They've had an alarm system installed at their home.

parts of the body that work together in order to make something happen:

the body's immune system
the system

the laws and rules of a society

→ 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)