uniform Definition

  • 1not changing in form or character; remaining the same in all cases and at all times
  • 2a distinctive outfit worn by members of a particular group or organization

Using uniform: Examples

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

  • Example

    The company has a uniform policy for all employees.

  • Example

    The soldiers wore their uniforms with pride.

  • Example

    The school uniform consists of a white shirt and navy pants.

  • Example

    The team's uniform is blue and gold.

uniform Synonyms and Antonyms

Idioms Using uniform

  • wearing the distinctive outfit of a particular group or organization


    The police officer arrived in uniform to investigate the crime scene.

  • uniformly bad/good

    consistently bad/good in quality or performance


    The restaurant has been receiving uniformly bad reviews from customers.

  • evenly distributed over a given range or area


    The rainfall was uniformly distributed across the region.

Phrases with uniform

  • motion at a constant speed in a straight line


    The car moved with uniform motion on the highway.

  • a probability distribution where all outcomes are equally likely


    The dice has a uniform distribution of numbers from 1 to 6.

  • a property of a sequence of functions where the difference between the function and its limit approaches zero as the number of terms increases


    The sequence of functions converges uniformly on the given interval.

Origins of uniform

from Latin 'uni-' meaning 'one' and 'forma' meaning 'form'


Summary: uniform in Brief

The term 'uniform' [ˈjuːnɪfɔːm] refers to something that remains the same in form or character, such as a consistent policy or standardized outfit. It can be used as an adjective or noun, as in 'The soldiers wore their uniforms with pride.' The term extends into phrases like 'in uniform,' and idioms like 'uniformly bad/good,' denoting consistent quality or performance.

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