F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fee-cher]
    • /ˈfi tʃər/
    • /ˈfiːtʃə(r)/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fee-cher]
    • /ˈfi tʃər/

Definitions of feature word

  • noun feature a prominent or conspicuous part or characteristic: Tall buildings were a new feature on the skyline. 1
  • noun feature something offered as a special attraction: This model has several added features. 1
  • noun feature Also called feature film. the main motion picture in a movie program: What time is the feature? 1
  • noun feature any part of the face, as the nose, chin, or eyes: prominent features. 1
  • noun feature features, the face; countenance: to compose one's features for the photographers. 1
  • noun feature the form or cast of the face: delicate of feature. 1

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Origin of feature

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
1350-1400; 1905-10 for def 3; Middle English feture < Anglo-French, Middle French faiture < Latin factūra a making. See fact, -ure

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Parts of speech for Feature


feature popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

feature usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for feature

noun feature

  • trait — a distinguishing characteristic or quality, especially of one's personal nature: bad traits of character.
  • component — The components of something are the parts that it is made of.
  • detail — The details of something are its individual features or elements.
  • item — a separate article or particular: 50 items on the list.
  • aspect — An aspect of something is one of the parts of its character or nature.

verb feature

  • star — any of the heavenly bodies, except the moon, appearing as fixed luminous points in the sky at night.
  • headline — a heading in a newspaper for any written material, sometimes for an illustration, to indicate subject matter, set in larger type than that of the copy and containing one or more words and lines and often several banks.
  • advertise — If someone or something advertises a particular quality, they show it in their appearance or behaviour.
  • promote — to help or encourage to exist or flourish; further: to promote world peace.
  • spotlight — a strong, focused light thrown upon a particular spot, as on a small area of a stage or in a television studio, for making some object, person, or group especially conspicuous.

Antonyms for feature

noun feature

  • whole — comprising the full quantity, amount, extent, number, etc., without diminution or exception; entire, full, or total: He ate the whole pie. They ran the whole distance.
  • quiet — making no noise or sound, especially no disturbing sound: quiet neighbors.
  • silence — absence of any sound or noise; stillness.
  • disfeature — to mar the features of; disfigure.
  • misfeature — a distorted feature.

verb feature

  • disregard — to pay no attention to; leave out of consideration; ignore: Disregard the footnotes.
  • ignore — to refrain from noticing or recognizing: to ignore insulting remarks.

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