Meaning of DIMENSION in English



A particular ~ of something is a particular aspect of it.

There is a political ~ to the accusations...

This adds a new ~ to our work.

= aspect

N-COUNT: usu with supp


If you talk about the ~s of a situation or problem, you are talking about its extent and size.

The ~s of the market collapse were certainly not anticipated.

= scale

N-PLURAL: usu with supp


A ~ is a measurement such as length, width, or height. If you talk about the ~s of an object or place, you are referring to its size and proportions.

Drilling will continue on the site to assess the ~s of the new oilfield...

N-COUNT: usu pl, usu N of n


see also fourth ~

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