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Definition 1: an article of merchandise that is displayed or advertised more than other articles - [noun denoting artifact]

(feature is a kind of ...) commodities offered for sale

"good business depends on having good merchandise" "that store offers a variety of products"

(... is a kind of feature ) a featured article of merchandise sold at a loss in order to draw customers

Definition 2: the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin - [noun denoting body]

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

  • an expression of pleasure crossed his features
  • his lineaments were very regular

Synonyms for feature in the sense of this definition

(feature is a kind of ...) any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

(... is a kind of feature ) the protruding part of the lower jaw

(... is a kind of feature ) the part of the face above the eyes

(... is a kind of feature ) the flat area on either side of the forehead

"the veins in his temple throbbed"

(... is a kind of feature ) either side of the face below the eyes

(... is a kind of feature ) a fullness and looseness of the flesh of the lower cheek and jaw (characteristic of aging)

(... is a kind of feature ) the bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth

(... is part of feature) the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear

"he washed his face" "I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news"

Definition 3: a prominent attribute or aspect of something - [noun denoting cognition]

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

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

Synonyms for feature in the sense of this definition

(feature is a kind of ...) a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished

"self-confidence is not an endearing property"

(... is a kind of feature ) those characteristics (both anatomical and psychological) that are strongly associated with one sex relative to the other

(... is a kind of feature ) an odd or unusual characteristic

(... is a kind of feature ) outward features

"he enjoyed the solemn externals of religion"

(... is a kind of feature ) an outstanding feature; something in which something or someone excels

"a center of manufacturing excellence" "the use of herbs is one of the excellencies of French cuisine"

(... is a kind of feature ) a feature (or the order or arrangement of features) of anything having a complex structure

"the contours of the melody" "it defines a major contour of this administration"

(... is a kind of feature ) the central or most important feature

"education was the centerpiece of the Democratic Party's political platform"

(... is a kind of feature ) any feature that is regarded as a sign of status (a particular power or quality or rank)

"wearing a tie was regarded as a badge of respectability"

(... is a kind of feature ) a characteristic that provides pleasure and attracts

"flowers are an attractor for bees"

(... is a kind of feature ) a distinct feature or element in a problem

"he studied every facet of the question"

(... is a kind of feature ) a feature (quantity or property or function) that remains unchanged when a particular transformation is applied to it

(... is a kind of feature ) feature of an artifact that is added to insure a user's safety

Definition 4: (linguistics) a distinctive characteristic of a linguistic unit that serves to distinguish it from other units of the same kind - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for feature in the sense of this definition

(feature is a kind of ...) a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished

"self-confidence is not an endearing property"

(feature belongs to category ...) the scientific study of language

Definition 5: the principal (full-length) film in a program at a movie theater - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • the feature tonight is `Casablanca'

Synonyms for feature in the sense of this definition

(feature is a kind of ...) a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement

"they went to a movie every Saturday night" "the film was shot on location"

(... is a kind of feature ) a film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development

Definition 6: a special or prominent article in a newspaper or magazine - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • they ran a feature on retirement planning

Synonyms for feature in the sense of this definition

(feature is a kind of ...) nonfictional prose forming an independent part of a publication

(... is part of feature) a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements

"he read his newspaper at breakfast"

(... is part of feature) a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it

"it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money"

Definition 7: have as a feature - [verb of stative]

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

  • This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France

Synonyms for feature in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of feature ) have or show an appearance of

"wear one's hair in a certain way"

(... is a kind of feature ) have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill

"he possesses great knowledge about the Middle East"

(... is a kind of feature ) have as a necessary feature

"This decision involves many changes"

(... is a kind of feature ) have or be thickly covered with or as if with bristles

"bristling leaves"

(... is a kind of feature ) be in a state of movement or action

"The room abounded with screaming children" "The garden bristled with toddlers"

(... is a kind of feature ) be completely full

"His eyes brimmed with tears"

(... is a kind of feature ) have with oneself; have on one's person

"She always takes an umbrella" "I always carry money" "She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains"

(... is a kind of feature ) have or contain a certain wording or form

"The passage reads as follows" "What does the law say?"

(... is a kind of feature ) have in one's aspect; wear an expression of one's attitude or personality

"He always wears a smile"

(... is a kind of feature ) wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner

"she was sporting a new hat"

(... is a kind of feature ) feature as the star

"The movie stars Dustin Hoffman as an autistic man"

(... is a kind of feature ) have on one's person

"He wore a red ribbon" "bear a scar"

(... is a kind of feature ) have a certain range

"This rifle carries for 3,000 feet"

(... is a kind of feature ) have as an inherent or characteristic feature or have as a consequence

"This new washer carries a two year guarantee" "The loan carries a high interest rate" "this undertaking carries many dangers" "She carries her mother's genes" "These bonds carry warrants" "The restaurant carries an unusual name"

(... is a kind of feature ) be equipped with (a mast or sail)

"This boat can only carry a small sail"

(... is a kind of feature ) have

"bear a resemblance" "bear a signature"

(... is a kind of feature ) have as a by-product

"The big cities gave off so many wonderful American qualities"

(... is a kind of feature ) have or possess in combination

"she unites charm with a good business sense"

(feature has a similar meaning as ...) have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense

"She has $1,000 in the bank" "He has got two beautiful daughters" "She holds a Master's degree from Harvard"

(feature has a similar meaning as ...) have ownership or possession of

"He owns three houses in Florida" "How many cars does she have?"

Definition 8: wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner - [verb of stative]

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

  • she was sporting a new hat

Synonyms for feature in the sense of this definition

(feature is a kind of ...) have as a feature

"This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France"

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