This new talk show will give a platform to everyday men and women.
A journal that served as a platform for radical views.
- A raised stage or flooring beside railroad tracks or the like.
- A raised flooring or stage for performers, speakers, etc.
That program runs on the X Window System platform.
An example of a platform is a raised surface next to a train track that you stand on while you wait for the train.
An example of a platform is a graduation where you are asked to give the speech; a platform for your ideas.
Windows or OSX (mac) are examples of a computer platform.
An example of a platform is a policy against big government and for individual freedoms; a platform of a political party.
Origin of platform
- French plate-forme diagram from Old French plat flat plate forme form (from Latin fōrma)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition