aspect

[ as-pekt ]
/ ˈæs pɛkt /

noun

Origin of aspect

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin aspectus appearance, visible form, the action of looking at, equivalent to aspec- (variant stem of aspicere to observe, look at; a- a-5 + -spicere, combining form of specere to see) + -tus suffix of v. action

Synonym study

1. See appearance.
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British Dictionary definitions for aspect

aspect

/ (ˈæspɛkt) /

noun

Word Origin for aspect

C14: from Latin aspectus a sight, from aspicere, from ad- to, at + specere to look
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Medicine definitions for aspect

aspect

[ ăspĕkt ]

n.

An appearance or look.
The side of an object that faces in a particular direction.
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