a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)
"it was a mountainous area"; "Bible country"
a subject of study
"it was his area of specialization"; "areas of interest include..."
a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve
"in the abdominal region"
sphere, domain, area, orbit, field, arena(noun)
a particular environment or walk of life
"his social sphere is limited"; "it was a closed area of employment"; "he's out of my orbit"
study, compass, land, heavens, sphere, demesne, knowledge base, field of study, plain, empyrean, welkin, ambit, sector, range, scope, eye socket, field of operations, country, subject field, reach, flying field, subject area, vault of heaven, celestial sphere, expanse, force field, line of business, sphere of influence, theater of operations, battlefield, theatre of operations, orbital cavity, bailiwick, stadium, playing area, field of view, champaign, scene of action, theatre, battleground, airfield, knowledge domain, cranial orbit, world, electron orbit, playing field, theater, discipline, region, firmament, field of operation, field of force, sports stadium, bowl, landing field, subject, domain, field of honor, arena, surface area, domain of a function, field, field of battle, orbit, celestial orbit, athletic field
a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function
"the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"
area, expanse, surface area(noun)
the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary
"the area of a rectangle"; "it was about 500 square feet in area"
Dictionary of English Synonymes
List of paraphrases:
zone, field, region, sector, sphere, surface, space, areas, domain, district, scope, regard, realm, zones, fields, territory, air, arena, domaine, respect, matter, regional, zona, regions, espace, acreage, ﬁeld, issue, districts, aspect, zonal, ground, subject, range, room, ala, context, industry, place, ambit, surfaces, área, neighborhood, aire, 'espace, level, connection
How to use area in a sentence?
A number of our hero army members were assassinated this morning by the Islamic State in the Nawfaliyah area, the victims were assassinated, it was not confrontation.
The new species is yet another confirmation that Lucy's species, Australopithecus afarensis, was not the only potential human ancestor species that roamed in what is now the Afar region of Ethiopia during the middle Pliocene, current fossil evidence from the Woranso-Mille study area clearly shows that there were at least two, if not three, early human species living at the same time and in close geographic proximity.
Nowadays some housing estates or commercial malls cover a large area and feature long paths, our driverless cars can solve the problem of transportation within roughly 1 km, and it won't involve any labour cost.
We felt slight movement of the building, then we got told to evacuate the building, once we came outside( we) noticed that there are evacuations every building in the area.
We were able to determine an approximate area where she might be found, virginia State Police were dispatched to the general area Saturday afternoon and she was located just inside the North Carolina border on Route 89 in Surry County.
Translations for area
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- област, повърхнина, площ, пространство, районBulgarian
- àreaCatalan, Valencian
- plocha, oblastCzech
- areal, flademålDanish
- Oberfläche, GebietGerman
- εμβαδό, διάσταση, μερίδα, περιοχή, έκταση, τμήμα, εμβαδόν, επιφάνεια υπογείωνGreek
- ejo, areoEsperanto
- área, regiónSpanish
- alue, pinta-alaFinnish
- farsaingeachd, àrainnScottish Gaelic
- 地下勝手口, 面積, 領域Japanese
- 지하출입구, 범위, 부분, 면적, 지역, 분야, 공간Korean
- FlächLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- keluasan, luasMalay
- oppervlakte, gebied, regio, streekDutch
- flateviddNorwegian Nynorsk
- område, arealNorwegian
- obszar, dziedzina, powierzchniaPolish
- área, região, rebaixo, lugarPortuguese
- areal, arii, arie, zonă, suprafațăRomanian
- район, площадь, областьRussian
- område, área, ytaSwedish
- alan, bölgeTurkish
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