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Synonyms for map

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. map(noun)

    a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it)

    function, single-valued function, mapping, mathematical function

  2. function, mathematical function, single-valued function, map, mapping(verb)

    (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)

    routine, single-valued function, social function, use, chromosome mapping, procedure, mathematical function, subroutine, role, affair, part, subprogram, occasion, office, function, purpose, social occasion, mapping

  3. map(verb)

    make a map of; show or establish the features of details of

    "map the surface of Venus"

    map out, represent

  4. map(verb)

    explore or survey for the purpose of making a map

    "We haven't even begun to map the many galaxies that we know exist"

    map out, represent

  5. map(verb)

    locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences

    "map the genes"

    map out, represent

  6. map, map out(verb)

    plan, delineate, or arrange in detail

    "map one's future"

    map out, represent

  7. map(verb)

    depict as if on a map

    "sorrow was mapped on the mother's face"

    map out, represent

  8. map, represent(verb)

    to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)

    stand for, map out, typify, play, be, represent, lay out, act, defend, comprise, symbolise, exemplify, correspond, make up, symbolize, interpret, stage, present, constitute


  1. map(noun)

    chart, plan

  2. map(noun)

    To create a visual representation of a territory, etc. via cartography.

    plan, chart

  3. map(noun)

    To inform someone of a particular idea.

    The discrete topology is always continuous, therefore functions with discrete domains are always maps.

    chart, plan

  4. map(noun)

    To act as a function on.

    f maps A to B, mapping \uE0006587 to \uE0006588.

    plan, chart

  5. map(noun)

    To act as a continuous function on.

    The discrete topology is always continuous, therefore functions with discrete domains are always mappings.

    plan, chart

  6. map(noun)

    The butterfly Araschnia levana.

    plan, chart

  7. map(noun)

    Someone's face.

    plan, chart

  8. map(noun)

    mapping, function

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. map(n.)


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. map(n)


    Associated words:
    cartography, cartographer, chorography, chorographer, atlas, hachure, contour line, culture

  2. map(v)

    sketch, plan, delineate, picture

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. MAP

    Medically-assisted procreation

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  1. Tom Painter:

    In 2013, we started flying the Airborne Snow Observatory essentially to take laser and spectrometers to map all the snow to be able to know the exact distribution across the landscape, some of the snow we are looking at out here, some of it goes deeper than 75 feet. And there are a lot of places that are much deeper than 50 feet all across the landscape.

  2. Dirk Langer:

    The map-based approach allows you to drive accurately in a controlled environment, where you know that things don’t change much.

  3. Satinder Bindra:

    We are not driven by profit, we are driven by science, there's unanimity within the scientific and the mapping community that a map is essential.

  4. Devon Graham:

    Others in attendance agreed with Van Fosson, though most in the crowd appeared supportive of the Democratic nominee. See the Fox News 2016 battleground prediction map and make your own election projections. See Predictions Map Van Fosson's made Predictions Map evidently clear that Hillary Clinton is the right choice and over the summer, i went fully behind Hillary and I'm really excited for Hillary Clinton as a candidate but also excited that Bernie is supporting Hillary Clinton as well.

  5. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee:

    Shame on the Obama administration for agreeing to a deal that empowers an evil Iranian regime to carry out its threat to 'wipe Israel off the map' and bring 'death to America.' John Kerry should have long ago gotten up on his crutches, walked out of the sham talks, and went straight to Jerusalem to stand next to Benjamin Netanyahu and declared that America will stand with Israel and the other sane governments of the Middle East instead of with the terrorist government of Iran.

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