Did you know?

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

People and things arranged in a particular way

chain

noun

a series of things of the same type that form a connected line

circle

noun

a group of people or things arranged in a circle

formation

noun

the way in which a moving group of people or things is organized into a particular shape or pattern

parade

noun

a line or a series of people or things

procession

noun

a series of people or things

ring

noun

a group of people or things that form a ring

rope

noun

a lot of small objects tied together on a string

row

noun

a series of people or things arranged in a straight line

scale

noun

a set of people or things arranged in order from the highest level to the lowest or from the lowest level to the highest

semicircle

noun

a group of people or things arranged in a curved line as if they were around the edge of half a circle

property porn

a type of television programme, magazine article, etc which shows off desirable homes …

BuzzWord Article

Word of the Day

slay

to kill someone in a violent way

Open Dictionary

flat design

a type of design used on the web which excludes features which give a three-dimensional effect … and uses simple styles

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