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Definition of map verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    map

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//mæp//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they map
     
    he / she / it maps
     
    past simple mapped
     
    -ing form mapping
     
     
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  1. 1map something to make a map of an area synonym chart an unexplored region that has not yet been mapped
  2. 2 map something to discover or give information about something, especially the way it is arranged or organized It is now possible to map the different functions of the brain. scientific discoveries that help to map our distant past
  3.  
    noun [uncountable] the mapping of the Indian subcontinent gene mapping
  4. Phrasal Verbsmap something on/onto somethingmap somethingout
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: map