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MILESTONE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does milestone mean? 

MILESTONE (noun)
  The noun MILESTONE has 2 senses:

1. stone post at side of a road to show distances
2. a significant event in your life (or in a project)

  Familiarity information: MILESTONE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MILESTONE (noun)


Sense 1milestone [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Stone post at side of a road to show distances

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

milepost; milestone

Hypernyms ("milestone" is a kind of...):

mark; marker; marking (a distinguishing symbol)


Sense 2milestone [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A significant event in your life (or in a project)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Hypernyms ("milestone" is a kind of...):

juncture; occasion (an event that occurs at a critical time)


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