Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
Show Word Parts
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
area

ar·e·a

area

 
 
pronunciation:
eI ri
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a place or region.
They have never visited that area of the country.
synonyms:
place, region
similar words:
belt, district, expanse, locality, quarter, section, sphere, spot, territory, zone
definition 2: a field of study.
The doctor's area of medicine is heart disease.
synonyms:
domain, field, province, sphere, subject
similar words:
arena, orbit, study
definition 3: the amount of surface within a certain space.
The area of the room is two hundred square feet.
similar words:
expanse, region, surface