Did you know?

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

To be a sign or symbol of something

signify

verb

to be a sign or symbol of something

signify

verb

to mean something

stand for

if a letter, an abbreviation, or a symbol stands for something, that is what it means or represents

symbolize

verb

to be a symbol of something

represent

verb

if something represents another thing, it is that thing

mean

verb

to be evidence that something exists

identify

verb

to be a sign that shows who or what someone is

betray

verb

to show something or give a sign of something

proclaim

verb

to be a clear sign of something

indicate

verb

to be a sign or symbol of something

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