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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fee-cher]
    • /ˈfi tʃər/
    • /ˈfiː.tʃər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fee-cher]
    • /ˈfi tʃər/

Definitions of features word

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

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Origin of features

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 Features


features 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".

features usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for features

noun features

  • physiognomy — the face or countenance, especially when considered as an index to the character: a fierce physiognomy.
  • visage — the face, usually with reference to shape, features, expression, etc.; countenance.
  • mien — air, bearing, or demeanor, as showing character, feeling, etc.: a man of noble mien.
  • appearance — When someone makes an appearance at a public event or in a broadcast, they take part in it.
  • countenance — If someone will not countenance something, they do not agree with it and will not allow it to happen.

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