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uniform

u·ni·form

uniform

 
 
pronunciation:
yu nih form
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: unvarying; consistent.
She ran at a uniform pace throughout most of the race.
synonyms:
consistent, constant, invariable, regular, unvarying
antonyms:
patchy, variable
similar words:
continuous, even, homogeneous, solid, unchanging
definition 2: identical.
The laws are uniform throughout the state.The houses on this block are uniform in their appearance.
synonyms:
identical
antonyms:
multiform, varied, various
similar words:
comparable, like, similar
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a distinctive suit of clothing worn by all members of a particular group.
A beret is part of some military uniforms.Nurses' uniforms are not always white nowadays.
 
synonyms:
costume, livery
similar words:
apparel, array, attire, clothing, dress, garb, habit, regalia, regimentals, vestments
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: uniformed, uniforming, uniforms
definition 1: to cause to be uniform.
This process helps to uniform the product.
synonyms:
regulate
similar words:
conform, homogenize
definition 2: to provide with a uniform or uniforms.
The ragtag army did not have enough money to uniform its soldiers.
synonyms:
outfit
similar words:
accouter, dress, equip, supply
derivation: uniformly (adv.)
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