- identical or consistent, as from example to example, place to place, or moment to moment: uniform spelling; a uniform building code.
- without variations in detail: uniform output; a uniform surface.
- constant; unvarying; undeviating: uniform kindness; uniform velocity.
- constituting part of a uniform: to be issued uniform shoes.
- Mathematics. occurring in a manner independent of some variable, parameter, function, etc.: a uniform bound.
- an identifying outfit or style of dress worn by the members of a given profession, organization, or rank.
- a word used in communications to represent the letter U.
- to make uniform or standard.
- to clothe in or furnish with a uniform.
Origin of uniform
Examples from the Web for uniformly
White evangelicals and Latter-Day Saints are uniformly in the GOP camp.Even Conservative Evangelical Support Couldn’t Save Immigration Reform
July 6, 2014
So do I uniformly tell my football-playing patients to stop?Why I’ll Never Let My Kids Play Football
May 21, 2014
It said that the unaffiliated "are not uniformly hostile toward religious institutions."Hopes for Religion in 2014 Include Tolerance, More Women, Less Politics
December 22, 2013
The speakers at the 50th anniversary commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s March on Washington were uniformly left-of-center.No Republicans at March on Washington Anniversary
August 29, 2013
They are ludicrous insinuations on which the administration and Democratic leadership were uniformly and appallingly silent.‘Oops,’ First Debate, ‘47 Percent’ & More 2012 Election Turning Points
November 6, 2012
To her, if absence of cruelty is kindness, he had been uniformly kind.Murder Point
I do not know the man in history to whom things stood so uniformly for words.Essays, Second Series
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ordinarily the voltage begins to rise immediately and uniformly.The Automobile Storage Battery
O. A. Witte
We doubt, too, the dictum that the earliest poets are uniformly the best.
But at that time the police were too uniformly successful from the Mediterranean to the Baltic.A Set of Six
- a prescribed identifying set of clothes for the members of an organization, such as soldiers or schoolchildren
- a single set of such clothes
- a characteristic feature or fashion of some class or group
- informal a police officer who wears a uniform
- unchanging in form, quality, quantity, etc; regulara uniform surface
- identical; alike or likea line of uniform toys
- to fit out (a body of soldiers, etc) with uniforms
- to make uniform
- communications a code word for the letter u
Word Origin and History for uniformly
"distinctive clothes worn by one group," 1748, from French uniforme, from the adjective (see uniform (adj.)).