What does aspect mean?

Definitions for aspect
ˈæs pɛktas·pect

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word aspect.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aspect, facet(noun)

    a distinct feature or element in a problem

    "he studied every facet of the question"

  2. aspect(noun)

    a characteristic to be considered

  3. view, aspect, prospect, scene, vista, panorama(noun)

    the visual percept of a region

    "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"

  4. aspect(noun)

    the beginning or duration or completion or repetition of the action of a verb

  5. expression, look, aspect, facial expression, face(noun)

    the feelings expressed on a person's face

    "a sad expression"; "a look of triumph"; "an angry face"

Wiktionary

  1. aspect(Noun)

    The act of looking at something; gaze.

    Etymology: From aspectus, from aspicio, from ad- + specio.

  2. aspect(Noun)

    The relative position of heavenly bodies as they appear to an observer on earth; the angular relationship between points in a horoscope.

    Etymology: From aspectus, from aspicio, from ad- + specio.

  3. aspect(Noun)

    the way something appears when viewed from a particular direction.

    Etymology: From aspectus, from aspicio, from ad- + specio.

  4. aspect(Noun)

    One's appearance or expression.

    Etymology: From aspectus, from aspicio, from ad- + specio.

  5. aspect(Noun)

    A grammatical quality of a verb (in certain, originally specifically Slavic, languages) which determines the relationship of the speaker to the internal temporal flow of the event the verb describes; whether the speaker views the event from outside as a whole, or from within as it is unfolding.

    Etymology: From aspectus, from aspicio, from ad- + specio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aspect(noun)

    the act of looking; vision; gaze; glance

    Etymology: [L. aspectus, fr. aspicere, aspectum, to look at; ad + spicere, specere, to look, akin to E. spy.]

  2. Aspect(noun)

    look, or particular appearance of the face; countenance; mien; air

    Etymology: [L. aspectus, fr. aspicere, aspectum, to look at; ad + spicere, specere, to look, akin to E. spy.]

  3. Aspect(noun)

    appearance to the eye or the mind; look; view

    Etymology: [L. aspectus, fr. aspicere, aspectum, to look at; ad + spicere, specere, to look, akin to E. spy.]

  4. Aspect(noun)

    position or situation with regard to seeing; that position which enables one to look in a particular direction; position in relation to the points of the compass; as, a house has a southern aspect, that is, a position which faces the south

    Etymology: [L. aspectus, fr. aspicere, aspectum, to look at; ad + spicere, specere, to look, akin to E. spy.]

  5. Aspect(noun)

    prospect; outlook

    Etymology: [L. aspectus, fr. aspicere, aspectum, to look at; ad + spicere, specere, to look, akin to E. spy.]

  6. Aspect(noun)

    the situation of planets or stars with respect to one another, or the angle formed by the rays of light proceeding from them and meeting at the eye; the joint look of planets or stars upon each other or upon the earth

    Etymology: [L. aspectus, fr. aspicere, aspectum, to look at; ad + spicere, specere, to look, akin to E. spy.]

  7. Aspect(noun)

    the influence of the stars for good or evil; as, an ill aspect

    Etymology: [L. aspectus, fr. aspicere, aspectum, to look at; ad + spicere, specere, to look, akin to E. spy.]

  8. Aspect(noun)

    to behold; to look at

    Etymology: [L. aspectus, fr. aspicere, aspectum, to look at; ad + spicere, specere, to look, akin to E. spy.]

Freebase

  1. Aspect

    Aspect Co. Ltd is a Japanese based video game company which was founded in March 1991. Aspect has developed for the Sega Master System, Game Gear, Pico, Genesis, Saturn, Super NES, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, and WonderSwan Color. Aspect has also worked with the following companies; Sega, Takara Tomy, D3 Publisher, Square, Tec Toy, Banpresto, Takara, Disney Interactive Studios, and even Samsung. They are most well known for the development of every Sonic the Hedgehog game for the Sega Master System, Game Gear and Pico.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aspect

    as′pekt (in Shak. and elsewhere, as-pekt′), n. look: view: appearance, also applied figuratively to the mind: position in relation to the points of the compass: the situation of one planet with respect to another, as seen from the earth.—v.i. (obs.) to look at.—adj. As′pectable, visible, worth looking at. [L. aspectusad, at, specĕre, to look.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. aspect

    The looming of the land from sea-ward.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. aspect

    An army is said to hold a menacing aspect, when by advanced movements or positions it gives the opposing enemy cause to apprehend an attack. A country is said to have a military aspect, when its general situation presents appropriate obstacles or facilities for an army acting on the offensive or defensive. An army is said to have an imposing aspect, when it appears stronger than it really is. This appearance is often assumed for the purpose of deceiving an enemy, and may not improperly be considered as a principal ruse de guerre, or feint in war.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'aspect' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2401

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'aspect' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2484

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'aspect' in Nouns Frequency: #381

How to pronounce aspect?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say aspect in sign language?

  1. aspect

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aspect in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aspect in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of aspect in a Sentence

  1. Beijing Film Academy:

    China has pledged to open its market on a lot of fronts, but you have to consider the special aspect of culture and entertainment industry, it has the education and ideology feature so it would be treated differently.

  2. The Guardian:

    She was so very remarkable in every aspect of her life, an inspiration and great friend to us all. We will miss her hugely. saddened to hear of the death of P.D. James, one of the UK's greatest crime writers, who thrilled and inspired generations of readers.

  3. Terrell Johnson:

    It shows how little we are valued. These black churches, the mosque, Native American sites, they are not as valued as Catholicism or Christianity in that aspect, and its frustrating.

  4. Carl DeHaven:

    Just A Thought Thinking in the present requires choice to do so. To be here now is more than a momentary thing...it's a way of life. It is true that the choices we make determine our lives. Regardless of what others think, do, say, we have the ability to handle our reaction to that which occurs about us. It's one of our abilities that when exercised will aid efforts to live a more enhanced life. We all have an inherent aspect that when realized enables us to live as chosen. Potential is like fuel in da' tank...we all have a "tank of potential" that awaits a turning of key. KnowyerLoved, CWD

  5. Sabrina Ionescu:

    I'm looking to do everything that I possibly can to get better in every aspect, whether that's scoring, defending, rebounding, passing, i'm really just excited to be playing against professionals and learning from them and just seeing where that takes me.

Images & Illustrations of aspect

  1. aspectaspectaspectaspectaspect

Popularity rank by frequency of use

aspect#1#4489#10000

Translations for aspect

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for aspect »

Translation

Find a translation for the aspect definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these aspect definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "aspect." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 1 Dec. 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/aspect>.

    Are we missing a good definition for aspect? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for aspect:


    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.