Dimension is defined as scope or a measurable portion of space that extends in a certain direction.(noun)
The definition of dimension is to shape or show the desired size.(verb)
An example of dimension is to create a scale model.
See dimension in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME dimensioun < L dimensio, a measuring < dimensus, pp. of dimetiri, to measure off < dis-, off, from + metiri, to measure
See dimension in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English dimensioun
Origin: , from Latin dīmēnsiō, dīmēnsiōn-, extent
Origin: , from dīmēnsus
Origin: , past participle of dīmētīrī, to measure out
Origin: : dī-, dis-, dis-
Origin: + mētīrī, to measure; see mē-2 in Indo-European roots.
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