(noun, verb)


1. a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it)

Definition categories: man–made, representation

2. (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)

Similar word(s): function, mapping

Definition categories: link

Sentences with map as a noun:

- Let be a map from to

- I don't want to play this map again!


1. make a map of; show or establish the features of details of

- map the surface of Venus

Definition categories: creation, interpret, represent

2. explore or survey for the purpose of making a map

- We haven't even begun to map the many galaxies that we know exist

Definition categories: cognition, explore

3. locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences

- map the genes

Definition categories: stative, locate, situate

4. plan, delineate, or arrange in detail

- map one's future

Definition categories: creation, contrive, design, plan, project

5. depict as if on a map

- sorrow was mapped on the mother's face

Definition categories: creation, depict, picture, render, show

6. to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)

Similar word(s): represent

Definition categories: change, commute, permute, transpose

Sentences with map as a verb:

- maps to , mapping every to .