Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun map

2 senses of map

Sense 1
map -- (a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it))
       => representation -- (a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something)

Sense 2
function, mathematical function, single-valued function, map, mapping -- ((mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function))
       => mathematical relation -- (a relation between mathematical expressions (such as equality or inequality))

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb map

6 senses of map

Sense 1
map -- (make a map of; show or establish the features of details of; "map the surface of Venus")
       => represent, interpret -- (create an image or likeness of; "The painter represented his wife as a young girl")

Sense 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")
       => explore -- (travel to or penetrate into; "explore unknown territory in biology")

Sense 3
map -- (locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences; "map the genes")
       => situate, locate -- (determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey; "Our sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space"; "Locate the boundaries of the property")

Sense 4
map, map out -- (plan, delineate, or arrange in detail; "map one's future")
       => plan, project, contrive, design -- (make or work out a plan for; devise; "They contrived to murder their boss"; "design a new sales strategy"; "plan an attack")

Sense 5
map -- (depict as if on a map; "sorrow was mapped on the mother's face")
       => picture, depict, render, show -- (show in, or as in, a picture; "This scene depicts country life"; "the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting")

Sense 6
map, represent -- (to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets))
       => permute, commute, transpose -- (change the order or arrangement of; "Dyslexics often transpose letters in a word")

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