Synonyms of area
1 regionDictionary • the large number of community groups in the area
region • a remote mountain region
land • America, land of opportunity
quarter • He wandered through the Chinese quarter.
district • I drove around the business district.
stretch • It's a very dangerous stretch of road.
territory • They deny that any of their territory is under rebel control.
zone • The area has been declared a disaster zone.
plot • a small plot of land for growing vegetables
province • the Algarve, Portugal's southernmost province
patch • the little vegetable patch in her backyard
neighbourhood • It seemed like a good neighbourhood to raise my children.
turf (US, slang) • Their turf was Paris: its streets, theatres, homes and parks.
tract • A vast tract of land is ready for development.
locality • Details of the drinking water quality in your locality can be obtained.
neck of the woods (informal)
2 partDictionary • You will notice that your baby has two soft areas on its head.
part • A large part of his earnings went on repaying the bank loan.
section • a geological section of a rock
sector • Officers were going to retake sectors of the city.
portion • I have spent a large portion of my life here.
3 rangeDictionary • Although large in area, the flat did not have many rooms.
range • The trees on the mountain within my range of vision had all been felled.
reach • The clothes they model are in easy reach of every woman.
size • books of various sizes
sweep • the whole sweep of German social and political history
extent • an estate about seven or eight acres in extent
scope • the scope of a novel
width • The width of the road has been increased to 20 ft.
compass • Within the compass of a book of this size, such a comprehensive survey is not practicable.
breadth • The breadth of his knowledge filled me with admiration.
expanse • a vast expanse of grassland
ambit • medicines which fall outside the ambit of the price-fixing agreement
4 realmDictionary • She wanted to be involved in every area of my life.
realm • the realm of politics
department (informal) • Sorry, I don't know - that's not my department.
field • They are both experts in their field.
province • Industrial research is the province of the Department of Trade and Industry.
arena • He has no intention of withdrawing from the political arena.
sphere • the sphere of international politics
domain • This sort of information should be in the public domain.
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• medicines which fall outside the ambit of the price-fixing agreement
arenaYou can refer to a field of activity, especially one where there is a lot of conflict or action, as an arena of a particular kind.
• He has no intention of withdrawing from the political arena.
breadthThe breadth of something is its quality of consisting of or involving many different things.
• The breadth of his knowledge filled me with admiration.
Thesaurus for area from the Collins English Thesaurus