aspect Definition

  • 1a particular part or feature of something
  • 2the appearance of a place or thing, especially as it relates to its surroundings or context

Using aspect: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "aspect" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The most important aspect of the job is attention to detail.

  • Example

    We need to consider every aspect of the problem before making a decision.

  • Example

    The building's modern aspect contrasts with the historic buildings around it.

aspect Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with aspect

  • different areas or domains of human existence, such as work, family, health, and leisure


    Balancing the different aspects of life can be challenging.

  • the proportional relationship between the width and height of an image or screen


    The aspect ratio of most computer monitors is 16:9.

  • a particular trait or characteristic that contributes to a person's overall personality


    Her sense of humor is one aspect of her personality that people really enjoy.

Origins of aspect

from Latin 'aspectus', meaning 'a look'


Summary: aspect in Brief

An 'aspect' [ˈæspekt] refers to a particular part or feature of something, or the appearance of a place or thing in relation to its surroundings. Examples include 'attention to detail,' 'modern aspect,' and 'every aspect of the problem.' Phrases like 'aspects of life' and 'aspect ratio' denote different areas of human existence and proportional relationships, respectively.

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