Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) A dimension is a direction of measurement in space time, usually width, depth, and height. (noun) A dimension is a part of a problem, issue, or situation.

Examples: (noun) The dimensions of the football pitch can actually vary quite considerably with the length being anywhere from 90m to 120m. (noun) The baby has added a new dimension to our lives. (noun) We need to consider some of the dimensions of the likely future needs for health care among older people.

Synonyms: nouns: aspect, element. size, scale.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 4 D