map

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'map', 'Map': /mæp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/mæp/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(map)


Inflections of 'map' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
maps
v 3rd person singular
mapping
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
mapped
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
mapped
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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map

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [world, continent, regional, country, city] map
  2. a [road, highway, street, tourist, visitor's] map
  3. a [paper, digital, fold-away, large-scale] map
  4. a [site, mind] map
  5. [solar, star, planet] maps
  6. the [physical, genetic, DNA] map
  7. choose your [country, city, town, region] on the map
  8. find the [country] on the map
  9. click on the map for your [country]
  10. [enlarge, print, zoom] the map
  11. [chart, trace, record] the [journey trip] on a map
  12. draw up a map (of)
  13. am [good, useless] at reading maps
  14. let me check the map (quickly)
  15. [unfolded, folded out, folded up] the map
  16. couldn't [find, locate, spot] it on the map
  17. can you [show me, point it out] on the map?
  18. (helped) put [his team, this town] on the map
  19. put it on the world map
  20. wipe the [town] entirely off the map
  21. the [town, area] is right off the map
  22. a map of the [USA, British Isles, world]
  23. a map of (key) [sites, landmarks, places of interest]
n as adj
  1. the [legend, key]
v
  1. map the [Earth, universe, ocean]
  2. map the (human) [brain, genome]
  3. map the [changes, rate, drop] of
  4. map (out) new [territory, theories, concepts, ideas]
  5. mapped by [air, satellites, GPS, hand, software, applications]
  6. map out a [plot, story, timeline]
  7. map out the [differences, similarities] between
  8. mapping out a (new) career
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