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Definitions of star

  1. To shine or attract attention, as a star. Star of Bethlehem, a bulbous plant of the lily order, allied to the hyacinth. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To set or adorn with stars; to mark with an asterisk. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To set with stars: to bespangle. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To set with stars. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. To mark with an asterisk. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. To be brilliant or prominent; to appear as chief actor in a play. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. To shine, as a star: to attract attention:-pr.p. starring; pa.t. and pa.p. starred. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. feature as the star; of artistic performances Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. be the star in a performance Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. To act as a dramatic star. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. To set or adorn with stars; to bespangle. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. To adorn or stud with stars; to bespangle; in familiar language, to appear as an actor in a provincial theatre among inferior players. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  13. Starring. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. a performer who receives prominent billing Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. an actor who plays a principal role Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. any celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. a plane figure with 5 or more points; often used as an emblem Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. Any of the heavenly bodies that appear to be fixed points of light, or of others, called planets, that regularly change their position; anything like a star; a figure with five or more radiating points; a planet supposed to influence a person;s life; an asterisk [*]; a brilliant or prominent person, especially in the theatrical profession. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  20. One of the bright bodies in the heavens, except the sun and moon: one of the heavenly bodies shining by their own light, and which keep the same relative position in the heavens: a representation of a star worn as a badge of rank or honor: a person of brilliant or attractive qualities: (print.) an asterisk (*). The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  21. A celestial body. esp. a distant sun; figure of a star; distinguished person; the mark (*) in printing. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  22. A celestial body so distant as to appear like a luminous point. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. A figure having radiating points, generally five. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. An asterisk (*). The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. An actor who plays the leading part. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  26. One of the many twinkling luminous bodies seen in the firmament on a clear night; any luminous body, particularly when it appears in the sky; an ornamental figure rayed like a star, as a badge of knighthood; a person or thing unusually attractive or brilliant; a mark of reference, also called an asterisk; in the plu., a configuration of the planets as supposed to affect destiny. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  27. indicating the most important performer or role; "the leading man"; "prima ballerina"; "prima donna"; "a star figure skater"; "the starring role"; "a stellar role"; "a stellar performance" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  28. the topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub Wordnet Dictionary DB
  29. feature as the star; "The movie stars Dustin Hoffman as an autistic man" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  30. One of the innumerable luminous bodies seen in the heavens; any heavenly body other than the sun, moon, comets, and nebulae. Newage Dictionary DB
  31. The polestar; the north star. Newage Dictionary DB
  32. A planet supposed to influence one's destiny; (usually pl.) a configuration of the planets, supposed to influence fortune. Newage Dictionary DB
  33. That which resembles the figure of a star, as an ornament worn on the breast to indicate rank or honor. Newage Dictionary DB
  34. Specifically, a radiated mark in writing or printing; an asterisk [thus, *]; -- used as a reference to a note, or to fill a blank where something is omitted, etc. Newage Dictionary DB
  35. A composition of combustible matter used in the heading of rockets, in mines, etc., which, exploding in the air, presents a starlike appearance. Newage Dictionary DB
  36. A person of brilliant and attractive qualities, especially on public occasions, as a distinguished orator, a leading theatrical performer, etc. Newage Dictionary DB
  37. To set or adorn with stars, or bright, radiating bodies; to bespangle; as, a robe starred with gems. Newage Dictionary DB
  38. To be bright, or attract attention, as a star; to shine like a star; to be brilliant or prominent; to play a part as a theatrical star. Newage Dictionary DB
  39. Starred. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for star

  1. For I knew from the first as I have said that I loved her, and I knew, too, that it would be about as reasonable to fall in love with a star or a dream. – Marjorie by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  2. I want a new star and you can help me a little. – Countess Erika's Apprenticeship by Ossip Schubin
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