aspect


aspect

noun

Definition of ASPECT

1
a certain way in which something appears or may be regarded <depending on what aspect of college life you consider most important, there are several colleges which might be good for you>
Synonyms angle, facet, hand, phase, side
2
the outward form of someone or something especially as indicative of a quality <he has the aspect of a man used to giving orders and seeing them obeyed>
3
the state or fact of facing a particular direction <the harbor's northern aspect means that vessels are often exposed to strong winds>
Related Words alignment (also alinement), arrangement
4
archaicĀ  a fixed intent look <his aspect was focused on the distant shore>
Synonyms aspect [archaic], eye, gape, regard, scrutiny, stare
Near Antonyms blink [chiefly Scottish], flash, glance, glimpse, peek, peep, sight, stime [chiefly Scottish & Irish]; oeillade, ogle; browse, scan

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