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  Definition of area
  1. a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"
  2. the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary; "the area of a rectangle"; "it was about 500 square feet in area"
  3. a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region"
  4. a subject of study; "it was his area of specialization"; "areas of interest include..."
  5. 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"
  6. 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"
Similar Words: expanse, surface area, region, country, sphere, domain, orbit, field, arena

 

Hyponyms: aisle, auditorium, box, breakfast area, breakfast nook, bullpen, chancel, sanctuary, bema, choir, corner, nook, dead-air space, dining area, goalmouth, hideaway, retreat, layby, lay-by, pull-off, rest area, rest stop, nave, orchestra pit, pit, panopticon, patio, terrace, press gallery, quad, quadrangle, room, second balcony, family circle, upper balcony, peanut gallery, storage space, threshing floor, turnaround, acreage, land area, footprint, erasure, space, blank space, place, balk, baulk, erogenous zone, hypochondrium, area of cardiac dullness, epigastrium, fovea, fovea centralis, parafovea, macula, macula lutea, macular area, yellow spot, cortical area, cortical region, perineum, side, cleavage, areola, ring of color, middle, midriff, midsection, waist, waistline, pubes, pubic region, loins, palm, thenar, sole, half-moon, lunula, lunule, groin, inguen, quick, gray area, grey area, territory, arena, bed ground, bed-ground, bedground, broadcast area, center, centre, heart, eye, disaster area, haunt, hangout, resort, repair, stamping ground, hearth, fireside, hunting ground, no-go area, no man's land, quadrant, rain shadow, staging area, open, clear, free port, free zone, anchorage, anchorage ground, resort area, playground, vacation spot, block, city block, safety, refuge, danger, scene, section, plane section, shrubbery, tank farm, winner's circle, Bermuda Triangle, distaff, front, kingdom, land, realm, lap, political arena, political sphere, preserve, province, responsibility

 

Anagrams: rear, Aare, rare

 

Language Translations:
Danish: areal   Dutch: gebied  
Finnish: pinta-ala   French: aire  
Galician: área   German: Gebiet  
Hebrew: אזור   Interlingua: area  
Italian: area   Japanese: 面積  
Latin: regio   Polish: obszar  
Portuguese: área   Russian: площадь  
Spanish: área   Swedish: area  
 
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