Definitions for Uniformˈyu nəˌfɔrm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. uniform(adj)

    clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification

  2. uniform, unvarying(adj)

    always the same; showing a single form or character in all occurrences

    "a street of uniform tall white buildings"

  3. consistent, uniform(adj)

    the same throughout in structure or composition

    "bituminous coal is often treated as a consistent and homogeneous product"

  4. undifferentiated, uniform(adj)

    not differentiated

  5. uniform(verb)

    evenly spaced

    "at regular (or uniform) intervals"

  6. uniform(verb)

    provide with uniforms

    "The guards were uniformed"


  1. uniform(Noun)

    A distinctive outfit as a means of identifying members of a group.

  2. uniform(Noun)

    Phonetic equivalent for the letter U in the ICAO spelling alphabet, informally known as the NATO phonetic alphabet.

  3. uniform(Noun)

    A uniformed police officer (as opposed to a detective).

  4. uniform(Verb)

    To clothe in a uniform.

  5. uniform(Adjective)

    Unvarying; all the same.

  6. uniform(Adjective)

    Consistent; conforming to one standard.

  7. Origin: una + forma

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uniform(adj)

    having always the same form, manner, or degree; not varying or variable; unchanging; consistent; equable; homogenous; as, the dress of the Asiatics has been uniform from early ages; the temperature is uniform; a stratum of uniform clay

  2. Uniform(adj)

    of the same form with others; agreeing with each other; conforming to one rule or mode; consonant

  3. Uniform(adj)

    a dress of a particular style or fashion worn by persons in the same service or order by means of which they have a distinctive appearance; as, the uniform of the artillery, of the police, of the Freemasons, etc

  4. Uniform(verb)

    to clothe with a uniform; as, to uniform a company of soldiers

  5. Uniform(verb)

    to make conformable


  1. Uniform

    A uniform is a type of clothing worn by members of an organization while participating in that organization's activity. Modern uniforms are most often worn by armed forces and paramilitary organizations such as police, emergency services, security guards, in some workplaces and schools and by inmates in prisons. In some countries, some other officials also wear uniforms in their duties; such is the case of the Commissioned Corps of the United States Public Health Service or the French prefects. For some public groups, such as police, it is illegal for non members to wear the uniform. Other uniforms are trade dresses.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Uniform' in Nouns Frequency: #1825

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Uniform' in Adjectives Frequency: #970

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jason Wareham:

    He wore his naval uniform from World War II.

  2. Alan Collinsworth:

    We saw gloves, a uniform with a last name on it.

  3. Kent Sprouse:

    And I shot the other officer that was in uniform.

  4. Pacific Sunwear of California Inc:

    We thank the men and women in uniform for their extraordinary service.

  5. William Corporon:

    You are a coward, you are not a patriot. You are a disgrace to the uniform you wore.

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