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Meaning of MILESTONE

Pronunciation:  'mIl`stown

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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