Aspect - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈæspekt|  American pronunciation of the word aspect
Brit.  |ˈaspɛkt|  British pronunciation of the word aspect

noun

- a distinct feature or element in a problem (syn: facet)
- a characteristic to be considered
- the visual percept of a region (syn: panorama, prospect, scene, view, vista)
- the beginning or duration or completion or repetition of the action of a verb
- the feelings expressed on a person's face (syn: expression, face, look)

Examples

...depending on what aspect of college life you consider most important, there are several colleges which might be good for you...

...he has the aspect of a man used to giving orders and seeing them obeyed...

They studied every aspect of the question.

The house has a southern aspect.

Dealing with people is the most important aspect of my work.

Alcoholism affects all aspects of family life.

The storm outside gave the room a sinister aspect.

'He sings' differs from 'He is singing' in aspect.

He is determined to master every aspect of the business.

It has changed every aspect of daily life.

Their religious beliefs are manifested in every aspect of their lives.

He recorded every aspect of his trip in microscopic detail.

Art and music pervade every aspect of their lives.

...a drunken profligate, he was given to wretched excess in every aspect of his life...

His affairs began to wear a more benign aspect.

Word forms

noun
singular: aspect
plural: aspects
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