Definitions for layoutˈleɪˌaʊt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. an arrangement or plan:

    We objected to the layout of the house.

  2. the act of laying or spreading out.

  3. a plan or sketch showing the arrangement of copy and artwork in an advertisement, newspaper or magazine page, etc.

    Category: Journalism

  4. (in advertising, publishing, etc.) the technique, process, or occupation of making layouts.

  5. Category: Journalism

    Ref: spread (def. 24). 34

  6. Informal. a place, as of residence or business, and the features that go with it; a setup:

    a fancy layout with a swimming pool.

    Category: Informal

  7. Informal. a display, as of dishes at a meal.

    Category: Informal

  8. a collection or set of tools, implements, or the like.

    Category: Building Trades

  9. an arrangement of cards dealt according to a given pattern, as in solitaire.

    Category: Games

  10. a midair position assumed by divers and gymnasts in which the legs and torso are unbent and the arms extended sideways.

    Category: Sport

Origin of layout:

1840–50, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. layout(noun)

    a plan or design of something that is laid out

  2. layout(noun)

    the act of laying out (as by making plans for something)

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. layout(noun)ˈleɪˌaʊt

    the way the parts of sth are arranged

    the layout of the prehistoric village


  1. layout(Noun)

    A structured arrangement of items within certain limits.

  2. layout(Noun)

    A plan for such arrangement.

  3. layout(Noun)

    The act of laying out something.

  4. layout(Noun)

    The process of arranging editorial content, advertising, graphics and other information to fit within certain constraints.

  5. layout(Noun)

    A map or a drawing of a construction site showing the position of roads, buildings or other constructions.

  6. layout(Noun)

    A specification of an integrated circuit showing the position of the physical components that will implement the schematic in silicon.


  1. Layout

    A plan or design of something that is laid out.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'layout' in Nouns Frequency: #2442

Anagrams of layout

  1. outlay

Translations for layout

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the manner in which something is displayed or laid out

the layout of the building.

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