dimension

noun
1 (often dimensions) measurements
ADJECTIVE
approximate
exact, precise

It is important to measure the exact dimensions of the room.

overall
compact, small

Despite the unit's compact dimensions, there's still plenty of room for expansion.

great, large

a structure of considerable dimensions

horizontal, vertical
fourth, second, third

The fourth dimension, time, is also finite in extent.

physical, space, spatial, temporal, time
VERB + DIMENSION
check, measure

Can we just check the dimensions of the bedroom again?

PHRASES
in two dimensions, in three dimensions

a model in three dimensions

2 aspect
ADJECTIVE
added, additional, different, extra, further, new
distinct

In looking at population ageing we will consider two distinct dimensions.

wider

There is a wider dimension to the question.

crucial, essential, important, key, main, major, significant
global, international, local, national, regional

This gives an important international dimension to the project.

aesthetic, class, cultural, economic, emotional, ethical, historical, human, ideological, moral, personal, political, psychological, religious, social, spiritual, etc.
tragic
VERB + DIMENSION
add, bring, give (sth), provide

Her illness adds an extra dimension to the problem.

have

The affair had a different dimension now.

acquire, take on

The crisis acquired a new dimension.

explore
PREPOSITION
dimension to

the spiritual dimension to our lives


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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