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map

 
Noun map has 2 senses
  1. map - a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it)
    --1 is a kind of
    representation
    --1 has particulars:
     chart; contour map, relief map; plat; road map; sketch map; weather map, weather chart
    Derived forms: verb map2, verb map1
  2. mapping, map, correspondence - a function such that for every element of one set there is a unique element of another set
    --2 is a kind of function, mathematical function
    --2 has particulars: isometry
    Derived form: verb map6
Verb map has 6 senses
  1. map - make a map of; show or establish the features of details of; "map the surface of Venus"
    --1 is one way to
    represent, interpret
    Derived forms: noun mapper1, noun map1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. map - explore or survey for the purpose of making a map; "We haven't even begun to map the many galaxies that we know exist"
    --2 is one way to
    explore
    Derived form: noun map1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. map - locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences; "map the genes"
    --3 is one way to
    situate, locate
    Derived form: noun mapping2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. map, map out - plan, delineate, or arrange in detail; "map one's future"
    --4 is one way to plan, project, contrive, design
    Sample sentence:
    Did he map his major works over a short period of time?
  5. map - depict as if on a map; "sorrow was mapped on the mother's face"
    --5 is one way to
    picture, depict, render, show
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  6. map, represent - to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)
    --6 is one way to permute, commute, transpose
    Derived forms: noun map2, noun mapping1
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
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