Meaning of DIMENSION in English

DIMENSION

noun

1 ( often dimensions ) measurements

ADJECTIVE

▪ approximate

▪ exact , precise

It is important to measure the exact ~s of the room.

▪ overall

▪ compact , small

Despite the unit's compact ~s, there's still plenty of room for expansion.

▪ great , large

a structure of considerable ~s

▪ horizontal , vertical

▪ fourth , second , third

The fourth ~, time, is also finite in extent.

▪ physical , space , spatial , temporal , time

VERB + DIMENSION

▪ check , measure

Can we just check the ~s of the bedroom again?

PHRASES

▪ in two ~s , in three ~s

a model in three ~s

2 aspect

ADJECTIVE

▪ added , additional , different , extra , further , new

▪ distinct

In looking at population ageing we will consider two distinct ~s.

▪ wider

There is a wider ~ to the question.

▪ crucial , essential , important , key , main , major , significant

▪ global , international , local , national , regional

This gives an important international ~ to the project.

▪ aesthetic , class , cultural , economic , emotional , ethical , historical , human , ideological , moral , personal , political , psychological , religious , social , spiritual , etc.

▪ tragic

VERB + DIMENSION

▪ add , bring , give (sth) , provide

Her illness adds an extra ~ to the problem.

▪ have

The affair had a different ~ now.

▪ acquire , take on

The crisis acquired a new ~.

▪ explore

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ to

the spiritual ~ to our lives

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .