• noun: a picture or chart that shows the rivers, mountains, streets, etc., in a particular area
  • noun: a representation usually on a flat surface of the whole or a part of an area
  • verb: to make a map of (something)
  • verb: to make a map of
  • often used with 'out'
  • synonyms: sketch, plan, delineation


  • “Can you find where we are on the 'map'?” “Sorry: I'm no good at reading 'maps'.”

  • The success of his first album really 'put him on the map' in the music industry.

  • a road/street 'map' [=a map showing the roads/streets of an area]

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) Pandemonium-- the pathway to both, thus more like our world than any other myth. Charles, it doesn't look anything like a map. You're right. How odd. Nigel: What is it? Charles: Seems to be some sort of ritual item. (..)
    2009 The Black Waters of Echo's Pond
  • (..) of Philodysos, fourth century BC. (woman reading in Greek) Man: What is that? It's a map of Pandemonium. The mythical world of the Pans? All of Classical Greece considered it very much real, a place where Pans roamed free... ( Puffs ) (..)
    2009 The Black Waters of Echo's Pond
  • (..) Tom Scarritt... i know that get out of here ok thank you sir and heres your keys,rental agreement, complimentary map of Boston than you for choosing liberty, drive safely thanks -thanks so much. heard you got busted... (..)
    2012 Ted