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Definitions of feature

  1. wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner; " she was sporting a new hat"
  2. an article of merchandise that is displayed or advertised more than other articles
  3. the characteristics parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin; " an expression of pleasure crossed his features"; " his lineaments were very regular"
  4. a special or prominent article in a newspaper or magazine; " they ran a feature on retirement planning"
  5. the principal ( full- length) film in a program at a movie theater; " the feature tonight is ` Casablanca'"
  6. have as a feature; " This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France"
  7. the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin; " an expression of pleasure crossed his features"; " his lineaments were very regular"
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. A form; a shape.
  11. The face.
  12. Any part of the face, such as the eyes, nose, chin, etc.; principal part; outline; characteristic; as, the principal feature of the book; appearance.
  13. To picture; to give prominence to.
  14. The marks by which anything is recognized; the prominent traits of anything; the cast of the face; - pl. the countenance.
  15. To have features resembling; to look like; to resemble generally. " Miss Vincy was much comforted by her perception that two at least of Fred's boys were real Vincys, and did not feature the Garths."- George Eliot.
  16. Prominent trait of anything; part of the face.
  17. Any part of the human face.
  18. A salient point.
  19. The cast of any part of the face; the make or cast of the body; the appearance; the make or form of any part of the surface of a thing; the prominent, conspicuous, or distinguishing part.
  20. The make, form, or cast of any part of the face; any single lineament; outline; prominent parts; outward appearance.

Usage examples for feature

  1. But after that you'll be a regular feature of the day's entertainment. – Left Tackle Thayer by Ralph Henry Barbour
  2. One very important feature must not be lost sight of. – The Spanish Pioneers by Charles F. Lummis
  3. The great feature of the pursuit on the 11th was the capture by the 3rd French Army of all the artillery of a German corps. – 1914 by John French, Viscount of Ypres
  4. A well- made and becoming nose, but not so fine looking as the original feature had been, as worn by Giddy. – Gigolo by Edna Ferber
  5. The adventures are insignificant in feature. – Ã‰mile Verhaeren by Stefan Zweig
  6. It contained not a home- like feature. – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  7. " I'm an amusing feature," reflected Magee. – Seven Keys to Baldpate by Earl Derr Biggers
  8. A marked feature of this institution is security without the aid of any deadly weapon, none being allowed in the possession of the attendants, or indeed upon the premises. – A Visit To The United States In 1841 by Joseph Sturge
  9. It was, so to speak, an important feature of his job. – Youth Challenges by Clarence B Kelland
  10. Three days: The blood ring is the prominent feature and is as large as a nickel. – The Dollar Hen by Milo M. Hastings
  11. I came in too for one of the grown- up parties in which guessing games were a feature. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  12. The face of the girl on the pillow was perfect in form and feature. – The Witness by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  13. His eyes shone with suppressed excitement, and ever- awakening life animated every feature. – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  14. Yes, the grand feature of the Catholic Church is the holy altar. – Reasonableness of Catholic Ceremonies and Practices by John J. Burke
  15. Jack was able to recognise each feature of the country from the description given to him by the spy; he thus felt sure that he was on the right road. – The Three Commanders by W.H.G. Kingston
  16. Deprived of it he would have noticed the omission, but it had of late become so common a feature in the conversation he felt no necessity to answer in kind. – The Emigrant Trail by Geraldine Bonner
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