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Definition 1: the feelings expressed on a person's face - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where aspect or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a sad expression
  • a look of triumph
  • an angry face

Synonyms for aspect in the sense of this definition

(aspect is a kind of ...) the appearance conveyed by a person's face

"a pleasant countenance" "a stern visage"

(... is a kind of aspect ) a suggestive or sneering look or grin

(... is a kind of aspect ) merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance

"he had a sparkle in his eye" "there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes"

Definition 2: a characteristic to be considered - [noun denoting attribute]

(aspect is a kind of ...) a distinguishing quality

Definition 3: a distinct feature or element in a problem - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where aspect or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he studied every facet of the question

Synonyms for aspect in the sense of this definition

(aspect is a kind of ...) a prominent attribute or aspect of something

"the map showed roads and other features" "generosity is one of his best characteristics"

(... is a kind of aspect ) an aspect of something (as contrasted with some other implied aspect)

"he was on the heavy side" "he is on the purchasing side of the business" "it brought out his better side"

(... is a kind of aspect ) a particular aspect of life or activity

"he was helpless in an important sector of his life"

(... is a kind of aspect ) a superficial aspect as opposed to the real nature of something

"it was not what it appeared to be on the surface"

Definition 4: the visual percept of a region - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where aspect or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views

Synonyms for aspect in the sense of this definition

(aspect is a kind of ...) a percept that arises from the eyes; an image in the visual system

(... is a kind of aspect ) the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground

"he posed her against a background of rolling hills"

(... is a kind of aspect ) the area within view

"the coast is clear"

(... is a kind of aspect ) aspect resulting from the direction a building or window faces

"the studio had a northern exposure"

(... is a kind of aspect ) the part of a scene that is near the viewer

(... is a kind of aspect ) a brief or incomplete view

"from the window he could catch a glimpse of the lake"

(... is a kind of aspect ) the part of a scene between the foreground and the background

(... is a kind of aspect ) a view from the side of something

(... is a kind of aspect ) any dramatic scene

Definition 5: the beginning or duration or completion or repetition of the action of a verb - [noun denoting linkdef]

(aspect is a kind of ...) a linguistic relation established by grammar

(... is a kind of aspect ) the aspect of a verb that expresses a completed action

(... is a kind of aspect ) the aspect of a verb that expresses its duration

(... is a kind of aspect ) aspect with regard to the beginning of the action of the verb

(... is a kind of aspect ) the aspect of the verb that expresses the repetition of an action

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