Uniform definition

yo͝onə-fôrm
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Always the same, as in character or degree; unvarying.

Planks of uniform length.

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The official or distinctive clothes or outfit worn by the members of a particular group, as policemen or soldiers, esp. when on duty.
noun
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Being the same as or consonant with another or others.

Rows of uniform brick houses.

adjective
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To make (something) uniform.
verb
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A distinctive set of clothing intended to identify the members of a specific group.

A police uniform.

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To provide or dress with a uniform.
verb
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To clothe or supply with a uniform.
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Uniform means having the same form, manner, style, etc.

An example of uniform is a row of students walking in a straight line.

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The definition of a uniform is a certain outfit that members of a group must wear.

An example of uniform is what Catholic school students must wear.

noun
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Uniform is defined as to provide with an outfit that all members of the group must wear.

An example of uniform is to provide army officials with the clothes they must wear.

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Consistent in action, intention, effect, etc.

A uniform policy.

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Always the same; not varying or changing in form, rate, degree, manner, etc.; constant.

A uniform speed.

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Identical throughout a state, country, etc.

A uniform minimum wage.

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Having the same form, appearance, manner, etc. as others of the same class; conforming to a given standard.

A row of uniform houses.

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Being or looking the same in all parts; undiversified.

A uniform surface.

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Unvarying; all the same.
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(mathematics) With speed of convergence not depending on choice of function argument; as in uniform continuity, uniform convergence.
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A distinctive outfit that serves to identify members of a group.
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Phonetic equivalent for the letter U in the ICAO spelling alphabet, informally known as the NATO phonetic alphabet.
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A uniformed police officer (as opposed to a detective).
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To clothe in a uniform.
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The letter U in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
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in uniform
  • wearing a uniform; esp., wearing the military or law enforcement uniform appropriate to one's organization, rank, etc.
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uniform with
  • having the same form, appearance, etc. as
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
uniform
Plural:
uniforms

Adjective

Base Form:
uniform
Comparative:
uniformer
Superlative:
uniformest

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

in uniform
uniform with

Origin of uniform

  • Latin ūnifōrmis ūni- uni- fōrma shape

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin una (“one") +"Ž -form

    From Wiktionary