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Another word for area

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Noun
  1. A part of the earth's surface

      1. An area or a region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic.
      2. A section of an area or territory established for a specific purpose, as a section of a city restricted to a particular type of building, enterprise, or activity:
      3. An area of a given radius within which a uniform rate is charged, as for transportation or shipping.
      1. An expanse of land or water.
      2. A specified or limited area of land:
      3. A system of organs and tissues that together perform a specialized function:
      1. A large, usually continuous segment of a surface or space:
      2. A portion of the earth's surface distinguished from others by some characteristic:
      3. A bioregion.
      1. One of four equal parts.
      2. A coin equal to one fourth of the dollar of the United States and Canada.
      3. One fourth of an hour; 15 minutes.
      1. A district or area with distinctive characteristics:
      2. The people who live near one another or in a particular district or area:
      3. The surrounding area; vicinity:
      1. A particular neighborhood, place, or district:
      2. The fact or quality of having position in space.
      1. A division of an area, as for administrative purposes.
      2. A region or locality marked by a distinguishing feature:
      3. To mark off or divide into districts.
      1. A flexible band, as of leather or cloth, worn around the waist or over a shoulder to support clothing, secure tools or weapons, or serve as decoration.
      2. Something resembling a belt, as a number of machine-gun rounds attached together in a strip.
      3. An encircling route.
    See also:

    territory

  2. A surrounding site

  3. A rather small part of a geographic unit considered in regard to its inhabitants or distinctive characteristics

      1. One of four equal parts.
      2. A coin equal to one fourth of the dollar of the United States and Canada.
      3. One fourth of an hour; 15 minutes.
      1. A district or area with distinctive characteristics:
      2. The people who live near one another or in a particular district or area:
      3. The surrounding area; vicinity:
      1. A division of an area, as for administrative purposes.
      2. A region or locality marked by a distinguishing feature:
      3. To mark off or divide into districts.
    See also:

    territory

  4. A sphere of activity, experience, study, or interest

      1. A container of flexible material, such as paper, plastic, or leather, that is used for carrying or storing items.
      2. A handbag; a purse.
      3. A piece of hand luggage, such as a suitcase or satchel.
      1. The earth, especially together with the life it supports:
      2. The universe:
      3. Humankind considered as social beings; human society:
      1. An area of land; a region.
      2. The land and waters under the jurisdiction of a government.
      3. A political subdivision of a country.
      1. An area of land; ground:
      2. A particular geographic area; a region:
      3. The surface features of an area of land; topography:
      1. Being in a position or in circumstances that place one under the power or authority of another or others:
      2. Prone; disposed:
      3. Likely to incur or receive; exposed:
      1. Something seen by a viewer; a view or prospect.
      2. The place where an action or event occurs:
      3. The place in which the action of a play, movie, novel, or other narrative occurs; a setting.
      1. A community or territory over which a sovereign rules; a kingdom.
      2. An area or sphere, as of knowledge or activity:
      1. A territory governed as an administrative or political unit of a country or empire.
      2. A division of territory under the jurisdiction of a metropolitan.
      3. Areas of a country situated away from the capital or population center.
      1. The path of a celestial body or an artificial satellite as it revolves around another body due to their mutual gravitational attraction.
      2. One complete revolution of such a body.
      3. The path of a body in a field of force surrounding another body; for example, the movement of an atomic electron in relation to a nucleus.
      1. A broad, level, open expanse of land.
      2. A meadow:
      3. A cultivated expanse of land, especially one devoted to a particular crop:
      1. A territory over which rule or control is exercised.
      2. A sphere of activity, influence, or knowledge:
      3. The set of all possible values of an independent variable of a function.
      1. A principal administrative division of a government:
      2. A division of a business specializing in a particular product or service:
      3. A division of a school or college dealing with a particular field of knowledge:
      1. A plane curve everywhere equidistant from a given fixed point, the center.
      2. A planar region bounded by a circle.
      3. Something, such as a ring, shaped like such a plane curve.
      1. A person's specific area of interest, skill, or authority.
      2. The office or district of a bailiff.
      1. An enclosed area for the presentation of sports events and spectacles.
      2. A building housing such an area.
      3. A place or scene where forces contend or events unfold:
    See also:

    territory

Another word for area

Noun
  1. An expanse

      1. A set of elements or points satisfying specified geometric postulates:
      2. The infinite extension of the three-dimensional region in which all matter exists.
      3. The expanse in which the solar system, stars, and galaxies exist; the universe.
      1. The extent of space between two objects or places; an intervening space.
      2. The fact or condition of being apart in space; remoteness.
      3. The length or numerical value of a straight line or curve.
      1. To lengthen, widen, or distend:
      2. To cause to extend from one place to another or across a given space:
      3. To make taut; tighten:
    See also:

    expanse

  2. A physical unit

      1. A condition or mode of being, as with regard to circumstances:
      2. A condition of being in a stage or form, as of structure, growth, or development:
      3. A mental or emotional condition:
      1. A political unit having an extensive territory or comprising a number of territories or nations and ruled by a single supreme authority.
      2. The territory included in such a unit.
      3. An extensive enterprise under a unified authority:
      1. A political or territorial unit ruled by a sovereign.
      2. The eternal spiritual sovereignty of God or Christ.
      3. The realm of this sovereignty.
      1. The territory ruled by a duke or duchess; a dukedom.
      1. Control or the exercise of control; sovereignty:
      2. A territory or sphere of influence or control; a realm.
      3. A self-governing nation under the nominal rule of the British monarch.
      1. A territory ruled by a prince or princess or from which such a title is derived.
      2. The position, authority, or jurisdiction of a prince or princess; sovereignty.
      3. The seventh of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology.
      1. The district or churches under the jurisdiction of a bishop; a bishopric.
      1. An administrative part of a diocese, especially an Anglican or Roman Catholic diocese, having its own church and a designated priest.
      2. The members of such a parish; a religious community attending one church.
      3. A political subdivision of a British county, usually corresponding in boundaries to an original ecclesiastical parish.
      1. A center of population, commerce, and culture; a town of significant size and importance.
      2. An incorporated municipality in the United States with definite boundaries and legal powers set forth in a charter granted by the state.
      3. A Canadian municipality of high rank, usually determined by population but varying by province.
      1. The act or process of dividing.
      2. The state of having been divided.
      3. The operation of determining how many times one quantity is contained in another; the inverse of multiplication.
      1. Something wrapped up or packaged; a package.
      2. A plot of land, usually a division of a larger area.
      3. A quantity of merchandise offered for sale.
      1. The act of enclosing.
      2. The state of being enclosed.
      3. Something enclosed:
      1. A flexible band, as of leather or cloth, worn around the waist or over a shoulder to support clothing, secure tools or weapons, or serve as decoration.
      2. Something resembling a belt, as a number of machine-gun rounds attached together in a strip.
      3. An encircling route.
      1. An expanse of land or water.
      2. A specified or limited area of land:
      3. A system of organs and tissues that together perform a specialized function:
      1. A large, usually continuous segment of a surface or space:
      2. A portion of the earth's surface distinguished from others by some characteristic:
      3. A bioregion.
      1. A subdivision of a county in most northeast and Midwest US states, having the status of a unit of local government with varying governmental powers.
      2. A public land surveying unit of 36 sections or 36 square miles.
      3. An ancient administrative division of a large parish in England.
      1. A usually poor section of a city inhabited primarily by people of the same race, religion, or social background, often because of discrimination.
      2. An often walled quarter in a European city to which Jews were restricted beginning in the Middle Ages.
      3. Something that resembles the restriction or isolation of a city ghetto:
      1. A particular neighborhood, place, or district:
      2. The fact or quality of having position in space.
      1. A division of an area, as for administrative purposes.
      2. A region or locality marked by a distinguishing feature:
      3. To mark off or divide into districts.
      1. An area of land; a region.
      2. The land and waters under the jurisdiction of a government.
      3. A political subdivision of a country.
      1. An imaginary great circle on the earth's surface passing through the North and South geographic poles.
      2. Either half of such a great circle from pole to pole. All points on the same meridian have the same longitude.
      3. A great circle passing through the two poles of the celestial sphere and the zenith of a given observer.
      1. A broad, level, open expanse of land.
      2. A meadow:
      3. A cultivated expanse of land, especially one devoted to a particular crop:
      1. A room in a hospital usually holding six or more patients.
      2. A division in a hospital for the care of a particular group of patients:
      3. A division of a city or town, especially an electoral district, for administrative and representative purposes.
      1. A subdivision or district of a city or town under the jurisdiction of or patrolled by a specific unit of its police force.
      2. The police station situated in and having jurisdiction over such a district.
      3. An election district of a city or town.
      1. A solid piece of a hard substance, such as wood, having one or more flat sides.
      2. Such a piece used as a construction member or as a support.
      3. Such a piece upon which chopping or cutting is done:
      1. One of four equal parts.
      2. A coin equal to one fourth of the dollar of the United States and Canada.
      3. One fourth of an hour; 15 minutes.
      1. A plane figure having four equal sides.
      2. Something having an equal-sided rectangular form:
      3. A T-shaped or L-shaped instrument for drawing or testing right angles.
      1. A small piece of material affixed to another, larger piece to conceal, reinforce, or repair a worn area, hole, or tear.
      2. A small piece of cloth used for patchwork.
      3. A small cloth badge affixed to a garment as a decoration or an insignia, as of a military unit.
      1. A part or division, as of a city or a national economy:
      2. The portion of a circle bounded by two radii and the included arc.
      3. A measuring instrument consisting of two graduated arms hinged together at one end.
      1. An area or a region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic.
      2. A section of an area or territory established for a specific purpose, as a section of a city restricted to a particular type of building, enterprise, or activity:
      3. An area of a given radius within which a uniform rate is charged, as for transportation or shipping.
      1. A small piece of ground, generally used for a specific purpose:
      2. A measured area of land; a lot.
      3. A ground plan, as for a building; a diagram.
      1. A district or area with distinctive characteristics:
      2. The people who live near one another or in a particular district or area:
      3. The surrounding area; vicinity:
      1. A large extent, amount, or number:
      2. Used adverbially to mean “to a great degree or extent” or “frequently”:
      3. A number of associated people or things:
      1. One of several components; a piece.
      2. A subdivision of a written work.
      3. A distinct portion or provision of a legal code or set of laws, often establishing a particular legal requirement:
  3. Scope

      1. The act or process of operating or functioning.
      2. The state of being operative or functional:
      3. A process or series of acts involved in a particular form of work:
      1. A number or grouping of things in the same category or within specified limits:
      2. An amount or extent of variation:
      3. The gamut of tones that a voice or instrument is capable of producing.
      1. A territory over which rule or control is exercised.
      2. A sphere of activity, influence, or knowledge:
      3. The set of all possible values of an independent variable of a function.
      1. A three-dimensional surface, all points of which are equidistant from a fixed point.
      2. A spherical object or figure.
      3. A celestial body, such as a planet or star.
    See also:

    field