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zone

zone

 
pronunciation:
zon
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an area that is divided or distinct from other areas because of appearance, use, environment, or the like.
synonyms:
area, belt, district, region, sector
similar words:
climate, clime, domain, hemisphere, latitude, locality, precinct, quarter, section, territory, ward
definition 2: any of the five areas of the earth's surface, bounded by latitude lines, and named according to the region's temperature, such as the North Temperate Zone.
similar words:
clime, latitude
definition 3: an area of a city that is restricted to or from a specific use.
The downtown area was made a commercial zone.a no-parking zone
synonyms:
district
similar words:
area, sector
definition 4: an area in which one uniform rate is charged for use, as in transportation.
It costs the same rate to travel anywhere in zone A.
synonyms:
district
similar words:
precinct, sector, territory
definition 5: one of numerous numbered areas in the United States, used to expedite the delivery of mail.
similar words:
area, district
definition 6: a portion of a sphere's surface that lies between two parallel planes.
definition 7: in sports, a portion of the playing field.
an end zone
definition 8: see time zone.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: zoned, zones, zoning
definition 1: to divide or make into specific areas.
synonyms:
partition
similar words:
district, divide, redistrict, separate, subdivide
definition 2: to divide (a city or town) into specific areas in order to control its development.
similar words:
district
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to be formed or divided into specific areas.
similar words:
divide, separate
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