(noun, verb)


1. a raised horizontal surface

- the speaker mounted the platform

Definition categories: man–made, level

2. a document stating the aims and principles of a political party

- their candidate simply ignored the party platform

Similar word(s): program

Definition categories: communication, document, papers

3. the combination of a particular computer and a particular operating system

Definition categories: man–made

4. any military structure or vehicle bearing weapons

Definition categories: man–made, construction, structure

5. a woman's shoe with a very high thick sole

Similar word(s): chopine

Definition categories: man–made, shoe

Sentences with platform as a noun:

- This new talk show will give a platform to everyday men and women.

- That program runs on the X Window System platform.


1. (transitive) To furnish with or shape into a platform

2. (transitive) To place on a platform.

3. (obsolete, transitive) To form a plan of; to model; to lay out.

- Church discipline is platformed in the Bible. — Milton.

4. (politics, transitive) To include in a political platform