Adjective "aspect" definition and examples

(Aspect may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈaspɛkt/

Definitions and examples

noun

A particular part or feature of something.
  1. 'the financial aspect can be overstressed'
  2. 'The inspection also looked into the trust's financial aspects, accounts and performance management.'
  3. 'The financial aspects of exporting will be explained, and terms, conditions and procedures that could catch the unwary exporter off guard, will be made clear.'
  4. 'Each tool kit offered advantages in certain aspects as well as features that were unique to each construction set.'
  5. 'It also analyzes their financial position and certain aspects of financial change.'
  6. 'Beyond the financial aspect, there are now regulatory aspects associated with data and data retention.'
  7. 'In addition to the key production and marketing issues, environmental and food safety aspects will also be featured prominently.'
  8. 'With the game nearing the final stretch of development, it is more crucial than ever that features and key aspects of the game get finalized.'
  9. 'While the session seemed to lessen some of the intrigue, city officials revealed little about financial aspects of the deal.'
  10. 'I think a regrettable feature of some aspects of the environmental movement is that it turns its back on technology.'
  11. 'This column is packed full of information and features about all aspects of careers, employment, recruitment and qualifications.'
  12. 'I am not a doctor but I think he made several great points regarding the medical aspect of the issue.'
  13. 'Each week a speaker will present the various aspects of an election issue and participate in a discussion with the students in attendance.'
  14. 'I have read many books about different aspects of this enormous subject, but none that brings the diverse pieces together so well, in such an absorbing and truly masterly way.'
  15. 'He believes that when discussing and planning the question of curbing lending growth, one has to take several aspects into consideration.'
  16. mass noun 'a man of decidedly foreign aspect'
  17. 'The earliest vineyards were selected to provide a sunny aspect, commonly on a hillside slope, a sufficient depth of soil, and access to water for the roots.'
  18. 'He was in his thirties, a new teacher, and the red mop on his head and wide-rimmed glasses gave him the stereotype-geek aspect.'
  19. 'So there's a striking contrast between the grim aspect of the kitchens and vaults at ground floor level, and the movement of space and light at first-floor level and above.'
The positioning of a building or other structure in a particular direction.
  1. 'The building has a northern aspect, with no apparent connection or doorway to the south, where the walls are built against bedrock.'
  2. 'Slope aspect or direction of exposure may also influence surface runoff.'
  3. 'The curved feature of the exhibition has been designed to offset the northerly aspect of the building's position.'
  4. 'The drawing room has a picture window overlooking the front garden and French doors to the side, while the dining area enjoys a dual aspect.'
  5. 'The dual aspect master bedroom has a dormer window overlooking the front garden and a Velux window to the rear.'
  6. 'The dual aspect living room has polished wooden floors, an open fireplace with stone surround and a picture rail.'
  7. 'To the right, the dual aspect living room overlooks the front garden through a bay window and has a picture window to the back.'
  8. 'Completing the downstairs accommodation is a dual aspect dining room with another Adam-style fireplace and a bedroom which is currently used as a study.'
  9. 'To the right of the entrance hall is a dual aspect drawing room extending the depth of the house and featuring an Adams-style marble fireplace.'
  10. 'the sun in Aries formed an adverse aspect with Uranus in Capricorn'
  11. 'Also, your progressed moon at 11 Taurus is making a trine aspect to your natal Uranus in Virgo.'
  12. 'The former bears a trine aspect to Leo, the sign of the Sun, the latter bears the same agreeable relationship to Cancer, the sign of the Moon.'
A category or form which expresses the way in which time is denoted by a verb.
  1. count noun 'four verbal aspects'
  2. 'The tense, aspect, or voice of verbs in academic writing often seems to be related to degrees of generality or relevance or to signal discourse functions like transition or foregrounding.'
  3. 'It has something that is similar, but it is really a distinction between imperfective and perfective aspect.'

verb

(of a planet) form an aspect with (another celestial body)
  1. 'The lights are well aspected and in trine to each other.'
  2. 'When it is aspected by Neptune, the need is for imagination and escape.'
  3. 'Since the Part of Fortune is a zodiacal point, it can be said to be aspected by planets, but it does not make aspects itself.'

More definitions

1. appearance to the eye or mind; look: the physical aspect of the country.

2. nature; quality; character: the superficial aspect of the situation.

3. a way in which a thing may be viewed or regarded; interpretation; view: both aspects of a decision.

4. part; feature; phase: That is the aspect of the problem that interests me most.

5. facial expression; countenance: He wore an aspect of gloom. Hers was an aspect of happy optimism.

6. bearing; air; mien: warlike in aspec

More examples(as adjective)

"systems can be aspect."

"specifications can be aspect."

"requirements can be aspect."

"markings can be aspect."

"distinctions can be aspect."

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Origin

Late Middle English (denoting the action or a way of looking): from Latin aspectus, from aspicere ‘look at’, from ad- ‘to, at’ + specere ‘to look’.