Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

liaise

 - definition
Close

What are red words?

90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.

Close

Thesaurus

The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary entries. Click on the T button in an entry to review the synonyms and related words for that meaning.

more
verb [intransitive] British English pronunciation: liaise /liˈeɪz/ 
Word Forms
Close
present tense
I/you/we/theyliaise
he/she/itliaises
present participleliaising
past tenseliaised
past participleliaised
  1. 1
    if one person liaises with another, or if people liaise, they talk to each other and tell each other what they are doing, so that they can work together effectively

    Schools in the city all need to liaise more closely.

    liaise with:

    Community workers will liaise with the police in an effort to prevent further violence.

  2. 2
    to provide a means of communication between two people or groups
    liaise with:

    Lawyers need to liaise with the different groups involved.

emoji

a small digital image … which is used in electronic communication to express emotion or other simple concepts

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

major on (doing) sth

to have or do a lot of something; to focus on a particular thing

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog