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feature - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'feature' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Feature [ n.]
- The make, form, or outward appearance of a person; the whole turn or style of the body; esp., good appearance.
- The make, cast, or appearance of the human face, and especially of any single part of the face; a lineament. (pl.) The face, the countenance.
- The cast or structure of anything, or of any part of a thing, as of a landscape, a picture, a treaty, or an essay; any marked peculiarity or characteristic; as, one of the features of the landscape.
- A form; a shape.

Meaning of 'feature' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . feature [ n]
Meaning (1):
- the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin
Example in sentence:
  • an expression of pleasure crossed his features;
  • his lineaments were very regular
Meaning (2):
- a prominent attribute or aspect of something
Example in sentence:
  • generosity is one of his best characteristics;
  • the map showed roads and other features
Meaning (3):
- the principal (full-length) film in a program at a movie theater
Example in sentence:
  • the feature tonight is `Casablanca'
Meaning (4):
- a special or prominent article in a newspaper or magazine
Example in sentence:
  • they ran a feature on retirement planning
5 . feature [ v]
Meaning (5):
- wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner
Example in sentence:
  • she was sporting a new hat
Meaning (6):
- have as a feature
Example in sentence:
  • This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France