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Meaning of MILESTONE

Pronunciation:  'mIl`stown

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  stone post at side of a road to show distances
  2. [n]  a significant event in your life (or in a project)
 

MILESTONE is a 9 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: milepost
 
 See Also: juncture, mark, marker, marking, occasion

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mile"stone`\, n.
A stone serving the same purpose as a milepost.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bench mark, bookmark, cairn, cardinal point, catstone, chief thing, climax, core, cornerstone, crisis, critical point, crux, essence, essential, essential matter, fundamental, gist, gravamen, great point, heart, high point, important thing, issue, kernel, keystone, landmark, lighthouse, lightship, main point, main thing, mark, marker, material point, meat, menhir, milepost, monument, nub, occasion, pharos, pith, pivot, platform, real issue, salient point, seamark, sine qua non, substance, substantive point, the bottom line, the point, tower, turning point, watchtower
 

 

 

 

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