Meaning of STAR in English


noun the polestar; the north star.

2. star ·noun that which resembles the figure of a star, as an ornament worn on the breast to indicate rank or honor.

3. star ·noun a planet supposed to influence one's destiny; (usually ·pl) a configuration of the planets, supposed to influence fortune.

4. star ·vt to set or adorn with stars, or bright, radiating bodies; to bespangle; as, a robe starred with gems.

5. star ·noun one of the innumerable luminous bodies seen in the heavens; any heavenly body other than the sun, moon, comets, and nebulae.

6. star ·vi to be bright, or attract attention, as a star; to shine like a star; to be brilliant or prominent; to play a part as a theatrical star.

7. star ·noun a person of brilliant and attractive qualities, especially on public occasions, as a distinguished orator, a leading theatrical performer, ·etc.

8. star ·noun a composition of combustible matter used in the heading of rockets, in mines, ·etc., which, exploding in the air, presents a starlike appearance.

9. star ·noun specifically, a radiated mark in writing or printing; an asterisk ;

— used as a reference to a note, or to fill a blank where something is omitted, ·etc.

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