Definition of maps

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • maps is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 8
  • maps is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 8
  • maps is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 10

Definition of maps


  • (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) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. function
    2. mapping
    3. mathematical function
    4. single-valued function
  • plan, delineate, or arrange in detail (verb)

    Examples

    1. map one's future

    Synonyms

    1. map out
  • to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets) (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. represent
  • a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it) (noun)
  • depict as if on a map (verb)

    Examples

    1. sorrow was mapped on the mother's face
  • explore or survey for the purpose of making a map (verb)

    Examples

    1. We haven't even begun to map the many galaxies that we know exist
  • locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences (verb)

    Examples

    1. map the genes
  • make a map of; show or establish the features of details of (verb)

    Examples

    1. map the surface of Venus

See definition of maps in Merriam Webster

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