Synonyms of sphere
1 ballDictionary • The cactus will form a large sphere crested with golden thorns.
ball • a golf ball
globe • delicacies from every corner of the globe
orb • The moon's orb shone high in the sky.
circle • She moved only in the most exalted circles.
2 fieldDictionary • the sphere of international politics
field • They are both experts in their field.
range • The trees on the mountain within my range of vision had all been felled.
area • She wanted to be involved in every area of my life.
department (informal) • Sorry, I don't know - that's not my department.
function • The main function of merchant banks is to raise capital.
territory • They deny that any of their territory is under rebel control.
capacity • She was visiting in her official capacity as co-chairperson.
province • Industrial research is the province of the Department of Trade and Industry.
scope • the scope of a novel
turf (US, slang) • Their turf was Paris: its streets, theatres, homes and parks.
realm • the realm of politics
domain • This sort of information should be in the public domain.
compass • Within the compass of a book of this size, such a comprehensive survey is not practicable.
walk of life • In this job you meet people from all walks of life.
3 rankDictionary • life outside academic spheres of society
rank • He eventually rose to the rank of captain.
class • the relationship between different social classes
station • The vast majority knew their station in life and kept to it.
status • promoted to the status of foreman
stratum • It was an enormous task that affected every stratum of society.
IDIOM:▷ sphere of influence
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areaYou can use area to refer to a particular subject or topic, or to a particular part of a larger, more general situation or activity.
• She wanted to be involved in every area of my life.
ballA ball is a round object that is used in games such as tennis, baseball, football, basketball, and cricket.
• a golf ball • He screwed the letter up into a ball.
• She was visiting in her official capacity as co-chairperson.
Thesaurus for sphere from the Collins English Thesaurus