Meaning of MAP in English

(~s, ~ping, ~ped)

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


A ~ 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 ~ and set it on the floor...

Have you got a ~ of the city centre?

N-COUNT: oft N of n


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

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



If you say that someone or something put a person, thing, or place on the ~, 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 ~...

PHRASE: V inflects approval

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