Definitions for: Feature


[n] an article of merchandise that is displayed or advertised more than other articles
[n] the characteristics parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin; "an expression of pleasure crossed his features"; "his lineaments were very regular"
[n] a prominent aspect of something; "the map showed roads and other features"; "generosity is one of his best characteristics"
[n] a special or prominent article in a newspaper or magazine; "they ran a feature on retirement planning"
[n] the principal (full-length) film in a program at a movie theater; "the feature tonight is `Casablanca'"
[v] have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France"
[v] wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner; "she was sporting a new hat"



Webster (1913) Definition: Fea"ture (?; 135), n. [OE. feture form, shape,
feature, OF. faiture fashion, make, fr. L. factura a making,
formation, fr. facere, factum, to make. See Feat, Fact,
and cf. Facture.]
1. The make, form, or outward appearance of a person; the
whole turn or style of the body; esp., good appearance.

What needeth it his feature to descrive? --Chaucer.

Cheated of feature by dissembling nature. --Shak.

2. The make, cast, or appearance of the human face, and
especially of any single part of the face; a lineament.
(pl.) The face, the countenance.

It is for homely features to keep home. --Milton.

3. The cast or structure of anything, or of any part of a
thing, as of a landscape, a picture, a treaty, or an
essay; any marked peculiarity or characteristic; as, one
of the features of the landscape.

And to her service bind each living creature Through
secret understanding of their feature. --Spenser.

4. A form; a shape. [R.]

So scented the grim feature, and upturned His
nostril wide into the murky air. --Milton.

Synonyms: characteristic, feature article, feature film, have, lineament

Antonyms: lack, miss

See Also: abound, article, aspect, attraction, attractive feature, attractor, attribute, badge, bear, boast, body part, brim, bristle, brow, burst, carry, cheek, chin, combine, dimension, distinctive feature, drawing card, excellence, external, face, facet, feature, film, flick, forehead, give off, horse opera, human face, jaw, jowl, leader, loss leader, mag, magazine, mentum, merchandise, motion picture, movie, moving picture, newspaper, pack, paper, peculiarity, pic, picture, picture show, product, property, read, safety feature, say, sex character, sex characteristic, sport, star, take, temple, unite, wares, wear, Western

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