magazine Definition

  • 1a periodical publication containing articles and illustrations, often on a particular subject or aimed at a particular readership
  • 2a chamber for holding a supply of cartridges to be fed automatically to the breech of a gun

Using magazine: Examples

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

  • Example

    I read an article about travel in a magazine.

  • Example

    She subscribes to several fashion magazines.

  • Example

    The gun's magazine was empty after firing all the rounds.

  • Example

    He loaded the magazine with bullets.

magazine Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for magazine

Phrases with magazine

  • women's magazine

    a magazine that is aimed at women readers


    She enjoys reading women's magazines to keep up with the latest fashion trends.

  • a magazine that focuses on fashion and style


    He works as a photographer for a fashion magazine.

  • a magazine that reports on current events and news stories


    I prefer to get my news from a news magazine rather than watching TV.

Origins of magazine

from French 'magasin', meaning 'storehouse'


Summary: magazine in Brief

A 'magazine' [ˌmæɡəˈziːn] is a periodical publication that contains articles and illustrations, often focused on a particular subject or readership. It can refer to publications like 'women's magazine,' 'fashion magazine,' and 'news magazine.' 'Magazine' also refers to a chamber for holding cartridges in a gun, as in 'He loaded the magazine with bullets.'

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