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feature

fea·ture

feature

 
pronunciation:
fi chr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an element of the face such as the eyes, nose, or chin.
A baby's face has tiny features.
 
similar words:
aspect, element, lineament, trait
definition 2: (pl.) the face.
His rough features made him appear cold and unfeeling.
synonyms:
countenance, face, lineaments, physiognomy, visage
similar words:
looks
definition 3: a distinctive property, characteristic, or quality.
A keen sense of smell is a common feature among dogs.The large, sunny living room is the best feature of the house.
 
synonyms:
attribute, characteristic, earmark, hallmark, property, quality, trait
similar words:
aspect, element, part, peculiarity, way
definition 4: something used as an attraction or inducement; option.
These apartments have several luxury features.
synonyms:
attraction
similar words:
draw, frill, highlight, inducement, option
definition 5: the main film in a movie theater.
I found the short documentary more interesting than the main feature.The previews start at 6:10, but the feature starts at 6:24.
similar words:
draw, film, motion picture, movie
definition 6: a magazine or newspaper article that is given special prominence.
Did you read the feature on Florida vacations in the magazine section this week?
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: featured, features, featuring
definition 1: to present as something especially interesting, appealing, or important.
This week's magazine featured an article on drug addiction.The restaurant is featuring lobster dishes all week.
synonyms:
highlight
similar words:
accentuate, emphasize, spotlight, stress
definition 2: to exist as a feature or particular characteristic of.
The Natural History Museum features in most school trips to New York City.
synonyms:
characterize, mark
similar words:
betoken, define, differentiate, distinguish, identify, indicate, typify
definition 3: of a film or play, to present (an actor or actors) in a prominent role or roles.
The film featured two relatively new actors.
synonyms:
star
similar words:
present
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