space

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space is part of the Basic English 850.
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space is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
space

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
space

Plural
spaces

Stars in space
  1. (countable & uncountable) Space is area or room with nothing in it or that can be used.
    Make a space between the tables so people can walk there.
    We moved to the country to enjoy the open spaces.
  2. (uncountable) Space is the black place in the sky where stars are.
    The sun and the moon are in outer space.


The word 'space' gives us the feeling of being large,wide and open

Verb[change]

Plain form
space

Third-person singular
spaces

Past tense
spaced

Past participle
spaced

Present participle
spacing

  1. (transitive) If you space two or more things, you put them apart, not together.
    When you attach the wood, make sure the screws are evenly spaced, about 30 cm apart.
  2. (intransitive); (informal) If you space (out), you stop paying attention or thinking.