Meaning of MAP in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ mæp ]

( maps, mapping, mapped)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.


A map is a drawing of a particular area such as a city, a country, or a continent, showing its main features as they would appear if you looked at them from above.

He unfolded the map and set it on the floor...

Have you got a map of the city centre?

N-COUNT : oft N of n


To map an area means to make a map of it.

...a spacecraft which is using radar to map the surface of Venus.

VERB : V n


If you say that someone or something put a person, thing, or place on the map , you approve of the fact that they made it become well-known and important.

...the attempts of the Edinburgh Festival’s organisers to put C.P. Taylor firmly on the map...

PHRASE : V inflects [ approval ]

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