(noun, verb)


1. a prominent attribute or aspect of something

- the map showed roads and other features

Similar word(s): characteristic

Definition categories: thought, attribute, dimension, property

2. the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin

- an expression of pleasure crossed his features

Similar word(s): lineament

Definition categories: body

3. the principal (full-length) film in a program at a movie theater

- the feature tonight is `Casablanca'

Definition categories: communication, film, flick, movie, pic, picture

4. a special or prominent article in a newspaper or magazine

- they ran a feature on retirement planning

Definition categories: communication, article

5. (linguistics) a distinctive characteristic of a linguistic unit that serves to distinguish it from other units of the same kind

Definition categories: thought, attribute, dimension, property

6. an article of merchandise that is displayed or advertised more than other articles

Definition categories: man–made, merchandise, product, ware


1. have as a feature

- This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France

Similar word(s): have

Definition categories: stative

2. wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner

Similar word(s): boast, sport

Definition categories: stative, feature, have