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u·ni·form

 (yo͞o′nə-fôrm′)
adj.
1. Always the same, as in character or degree; unvarying: planks of uniform length.
2. Being the same as or consonant with another or others: rows of uniform brick houses.
n.
A distinctive set of clothing intended to identify the members of a specific group: a police uniform.
tr.v. u·ni·formed, u·ni·form·ing, u·ni·forms
1. To make (something) uniform.
2. To provide or dress with a uniform.

[Latin ūnifōrmis : ūni-, uni- + fōrma, shape.]

u′ni·for′mi·ty, u′ni·form′ness n.
u′ni·form′ly adv.

uniform

(ˈjuːnɪˌfɔːm)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a prescribed identifying set of clothes for the members of an organization, such as soldiers or schoolchildren
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a single set of such clothes
3. (Clothing & Fashion) a characteristic feature or fashion of some class or group
4. informal a police officer who wears a uniform
adj
5. unchanging in form, quality, quantity, etc; regular: a uniform surface.
6. identical; alike or like: a line of uniform toys.
vb (tr)
7. (Clothing & Fashion) to fit out (a body of soldiers, etc) with uniforms
8. to make uniform
[C16: from Latin ūniformis, from ūnus one + forma shape]
ˈuniˌformly adv
ˈuniˌformness n

Uniform

(ˈjuːnɪˌfɔːm)
n
(Communications & Information) communications a code word for the letter u

u•ni•form

(ˈyu nəˌfɔrm)

adj.
1. identical or consistent, as from example to example or place to place: a uniform building code.
2. without variations in detail: a uniform surface.
3. constant; unvarying: uniform fairness.
n.
4. an identifying outfit or style of dress worn by the members of a given profession, organization, or rank.
v.t.
5. to make uniform or standard.
6. to clothe in or furnish with a uniform.
[1530–40; < Latin ūnifōrmis (adj.) =ūni- uni- + -fōrmis -form]
u′ni•form`ly, adv.
u′ni•form`ness, n.

uniform

  • man of the cloth - Originally applied to anyone who wore a uniform or livery for work.
  • mufti - Civilian clothes worn by a person who usually wears a uniform.
  • uniform - Something that is uniform has literally only "one form," from Latin unus, "one," and forma, "form."
  • doughboy - The small round doughnuts served to sailors in the 19th century were called doughboys—and they resembled the round buttons on the sailors' uniforms—so the sailors came to be known as this.

uniform


Past participle: uniformed
Gerund: uniforming

Imperative
uniform
uniform
Present
I uniform
you uniform
he/she/it uniforms
we uniform
you uniform
they uniform
Preterite
I uniformed
you uniformed
he/she/it uniformed
we uniformed
you uniformed
they uniformed
Present Continuous
I am uniforming
you are uniforming
he/she/it is uniforming
we are uniforming
you are uniforming
they are uniforming
Present Perfect
I have uniformed
you have uniformed
he/she/it has uniformed
we have uniformed
you have uniformed
they have uniformed
Past Continuous
I was uniforming
you were uniforming
he/she/it was uniforming
we were uniforming
you were uniforming
they were uniforming
Past Perfect
I had uniformed
you had uniformed
he/she/it had uniformed
we had uniformed
you had uniformed
they had uniformed
Future
I will uniform
you will uniform
he/she/it will uniform
we will uniform
you will uniform
they will uniform
Future Perfect
I will have uniformed
you will have uniformed
he/she/it will have uniformed
we will have uniformed
you will have uniformed
they will have uniformed
Future Continuous
I will be uniforming
you will be uniforming
he/she/it will be uniforming
we will be uniforming
you will be uniforming
they will be uniforming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been uniforming
you have been uniforming
he/she/it has been uniforming
we have been uniforming
you have been uniforming
they have been uniforming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been uniforming
you will have been uniforming
he/she/it will have been uniforming
we will have been uniforming
you will have been uniforming
they will have been uniforming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been uniforming
you had been uniforming
he/she/it had been uniforming
we had been uniforming
you had been uniforming
they had been uniforming
Conditional
I would uniform
you would uniform
he/she/it would uniform
we would uniform
you would uniform
they would uniform
Past Conditional
I would have uniformed
you would have uniformed
he/she/it would have uniformed
we would have uniformed
you would have uniformed
they would have uniformed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.uniform - clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identificationuniform - clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification
article of clothing, clothing, habiliment, wearable, vesture, wear - a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
jump suit - one-piece uniform worn by parachutists
livery - uniform worn by some menservants and chauffeurs
military uniform - prescribed identifying uniform for soldiers
Verb1.uniform - provide with uniformsuniform - provide with uniforms; "The guards were uniformed"
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
Adj.1.uniform - always the sameuniform - always the same; showing a single form or character in all occurrences; "a street of uniform tall white buildings"
multiform - occurring in or having many forms or shapes or appearances; "the multiform universe of nature and man"- John Dewey
2.uniform - the same throughout in structure or composition; "bituminous coal is often treated as a consistent and homogeneous product"
homogeneous, homogenous - all of the same or similar kind or nature; "a close-knit homogeneous group"
3.uniform - not differentiateduniform - not differentiated      
4.uniform - evenly spaceduniform - evenly spaced; "at regular (or uniform) intervals"
regular - in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle; "his regular calls on his customers"; "regular meals"; "regular duties"

uniform

noun
1. regalia, suit, livery, colours, habit, regimentals He was dressed in his uniform for parade.
2. outfit, dress, costume, attire, gear (informal), get-up (informal), ensemble, garb Mark's is the uniform of the young male traveller.
adjective
2. alike, similar, identical, like, same, equal, selfsame Along each wall stretched uniform green metal filing cabinets.

uniform

adjective
2. Possessing the same or almost the same characteristics:
Translations
زِيٌّ رَسْمِيّلِباس مُوَحَّدمُنْتَظَم، مُنَسَّق
uniformajednotnýneměnný
uniformensartet
uniformo
Uuno
univormuUrhoyhtenäinen
uniformauniformanjednoličanjednoobrazankonzistentan
egyenruhaegyformaegyöntetûegységesformaruha
einkennisbúningursem er eins/samur/stöîugur
制服普遍な画一な統一されたユニフォーム
제복
ornatus
uniformauniformuotasvienodumas
formas tērpsuniformavienādsvienmērīgsvienveidīgs
uniformă
uniforma
uniformauniformiran
uniform
เครื่องแบบ
üniformaaynıbir örnek
đồng phục

uniform

[ˈjuːnɪfɔːm]
A. ADJ [shape, size, colour] → uniforme; [speed] → constante; [rate, tariff] → fijo, invariable
a uniform system of payments will be introducedse introducirá un sistema uniforme de pagos
to make sth uniformhacer algo uniforme, uniformar algo
B. Nuniforme m
school uniformuniforme m escolar or de colegio
he was in full uniformllevaba el uniforme completo
to be in/out of uniformir con/sin uniforme
to wear (a) uniformllevar uniforme, ir de uniforme
see also dress D

uniform

[ˈjuːnɪfɔːrm]
nuniforme m
the school uniform → l'uniforme scolaire
in uniform → en uniforme
out of uniform → en civil
adj [size, shape] → régulier/ière; [colour, temperature, rates, growth, results] → uniforme

uniform

adj
(= unvarying) length, colour, taxeinheitlich; treatmentgleich, einheitlich; temperature, pacegleichmäßig, gleichbleibend; (= lacking variation) lifegleichförmig, eintönig (pej); thinkinggleichartig, gleichförmig, uniform (pej); sceneryeinförmig, eintönig (pej); these houses are so uniformdie Häuser gleichen sich alle so; uniform in shape/sizevon gleicher Form/Größe
(Mil, Sch etc) → Uniform-; uniform jacketUniformjacke f
nUniform f; (fig: inf)uniformierter Polizist, uniformierte Polizistin; in uniformin Uniform; in full uniformin voller Uniform; out of uniformin Zivil, ohne Uniform

uniform

[ˈjuːnɪˌfɔːm]
1. n (Mil) (school) → uniforme f, divisa
in full uniform → in alta uniforme
in uniform → in divisa
out of uniform → in borghese
2. adj (colour, acceleration) → uniforme

uniform

(ˈjuːnifoːm) adjective
the same always or everywhere; not changing or varying. The sky was a uniform grey.
noun
(a set of) clothes worn by eg soldiers, children at a particular school etc. Full uniform must be worn; The new uniforms will arrive tomorrow.
ˈuniformed adjective
(eg of police) wearing a uniform, not plain clothes.
ˌuniˈformity noun
the condition of being uniform. The houses in the street had no uniformity of appearance.
ˈuniformly adverb
in a uniform way. The essays were uniformly dull.

uniform

زِيٌّ رَسْمِيّ uniforma uniform Uniform στολή εργασίας uniforme univormu uniforme uniforma divisa 制服 제복 uniform uniform mundur uniforme форма uniform เครื่องแบบ üniforma đồng phục 制服

u·ni·form

n. [garment] uniforme;
a. uniforme; invariable.

uniform

adj uniforme; n uniforme m
References in classic literature ?
All members to appear in uniform and shoulder their brooms at nine precisely.
Antonia said they always reminded her of soldiers--some uniform she had seen in the old country, when she was a child.
They seemed never before to have weighed much against the abundance of her husband's kindness and a uniform devotion which had come to be tacit and self-understood.
Then throwing open his cloak, so as to expose his uniform and the cross of St.
A party of leaden dragoons were galloping along one of the shelves, in equipments and uniform of modern cut; and there were some sugar figures, with no strong resemblance to the humanity of any epoch, but less unsatisfactorily representing our own fashions than those of a hundred years ago.
A small brook glides through it, with just murmur enough to lull one to repose; and the occasional whistle of a quail or tapping of a woodpecker is almost the only sound that ever breaks in upon the uniform tranquillity.
And, so full of his thought was Ahab, that at every uniform turn that he made, now at the main-mast and now at the binnacle, you could almost see that thought turn in him as he turned, and pace in him as he paced; so completely possessing him, indeed, that it all but seemed the inward mould of every outer movement.
If unmolested, upon rising to the surface, the Sperm Whale will continue there for a period of time exactly uniform with all his other unmolested risings.
This happened to them again in New York--for, of course, they knew nothing about the country, and had no one to tell them, and it was easy for a man in a blue uniform to lead them away, and to take them to a hotel and keep them there, and make them pay enormous charges to get away.
New angels are like the militia - never shed the uniform - always fluttering and floundering around in their wings, butting people down, flapping here, and there, and everywhere, always imagining they are attracting the admiring eye - well, they just think they are the very most important people in heaven.
A little green worm came crawling over a dewy leaf, lifting two-thirds of his body into the air from time to time and "sniffing around," then proceeding again -- for he was measuring, Tom said; and when the worm approached him, of its own accord, he sat as still as a stone, with his hopes rising and falling, by turns, as the creature still came toward him or seemed inclined to go elsewhere; and when at last it considered a painful moment with its curved body in the air and then came decisively down upon Tom's leg and began a journey over him, his whole heart was glad -- for that meant that he was going to have a new suit of clothes -- without the shadow of a doubt a gaudy piratical uniform.
In one thing, however, she was uniform, when it came to the point, in avoiding, where it was possible, the presence of Mrs.