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feature

noun

1 feature

A prominent attribute or aspect of something:
— The map showed roads and other features.

synonym: characteristic.

Roget 56: component; component part, integral part, integrant part; element, constituent, ingredient, leaven; part and parcel; contents; appurtenance; feature; member etc. ... show more

Dutch: feature, kenmerk, kenteken



2 feature

The characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin:
— An expression of pleasure crossed his features.

synonym: lineament.

Roget 240: form, figure, shape; conformation, configuration; make, formation, frame, construction, cut, set, build, trim, cut of one's jib; ... show more

Roget 550: indication; symbolism, symbolization; semiology, semiotics, semeiology, semeiotics; Zeitgeist.    [means of recognition: property] characteristic, diagnostic; lineament, feature, ... show more

Dutch: eigenschap, trek
Polish: rys

3 feature

The principal (full-length) film in a program at a movie theater:
— The feature tonight is `Casablanca'.

synonym: feature film.

Dutch: hoofdfilm, speelfilm
Polish: długometrażowy film fabularny, pełnometrażowy film fabularny

4 feature

A special or prominent article in a newspaper or magazine:
— They ran a feature on retirement planning.

synonym: feature article.

Dutch: eigenschap, gelaatstrek, hoofdartikel, verslag

5 feature

linguistics A distinctive characteristic of a linguistic unit that serves to distinguish it from other units of the same kind.

synonym: feature of speech.

6 feature

An article of merchandise that is displayed or advertised more than other articles.

verb

1 feature

Have as a feature:
— This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France.

synonym: have.

2 feature

Wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner.

synonyms: boast, sport.


Moby thesaurus: 3-D, Cinemascope, Cinerama, Technicolor, Western, act, adjunct, advertise, affection, air, angle, animated cartoon, appurtenance, aroma, article, article of commerce, article of merchandise, aspect, attribute, authoritative ... show more.

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