About The Word Community

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Community

Community Meaning & Definition
Community Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Community?

[n] (ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other
[n] the body of people in a learned occupation; "the news spread rapidly through the medical community"
[n] a group of people living in a particular local area; "the team is drawn from all parts of the community"
[n] a group of people having ethnic or cultural or religious characteristics in common; "the Christian community of the apostolic age"; "he was well known throughout the Catholic community"
[n] a group of nations having common interests; "they hoped to join the NATO community"
[n] a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences
[n] common ownership; "they shared a community of possessions"
[n] agreement as to goals; "the preachers and the bootleggers found they had a community of interests"
[adj] belonging to and maintained by and for the local community; "community parks"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Community: biotic community | community of interests | local | profession | residential area | residential district

Related Terms | Find terms related to Community: accord | accordance | affiliation | affinity | agape | agreement | alikeness | alliance | amity | analogy | aping | approach | approximation | ashram | assimilation | association | balance | bipartisanship | body | body politic | bonds of harmony | branch | brotherly love | caritas | caste | cement of friendship | charity | church | citizenry | clan | class | closeness | coaction | coadjuvancy | coadministration | coagency | cochairmanship | codirectorship | coequality | collaboration | collaborativeness | collective farm | collectivism | collectivity | collegiality | collusion | colony | commensalism | commerce | common effort | common enterprise | common man | common ownership | commonwealth | communal effort | communalism | commune | communication | communion | communism | communitarianism | community at large | community of interests | companionship | company | comparability | comparison | compatibility | complicity | concert | concord | concordance | concurrence | conformity | congeniality | congress | consociation | consortship | constituency | conversation | converse | cooperation | cooperative society | cooperativeness | copying | corelation | correlation | correlativism | correlativity | correspondence | cultural community | culture | democracy | denomination | division | duet | duumvirate | dwellers | economic class | ecumenicalism | ecumenicism | ecumenism | empathy | endogamous group | equilibrium | equipollence | equivalence | esprit | esprit de corps | estate | ethnic group | everybody | Everyman | everyone | everywoman | extended family | faction | family | feeling of identity | fellow feeling | fellowship | folk | folks | frictionlessness | general public | gens | gentry | good vibes | good vibrations | group | habitancy | happy family | harmony | identity | imitation | inhabitants | intercommunication | intercommunion | intercourse | inverse proportion | inverse ratio | inverse relationship | John Doe | joining of forces | joint effort | joint operation | kibbutz | kinship | kinship group | kolkhoz | like-mindedness | likeness | likening | linguistic community | love | mass action | men | metaphor | mimicking | moiety | morale | mutual assistance | mutualism | mutuality | nation | nationality | nearness | nuclear family | octet | offshoot | oneness | order | organization | parallelism | parity | partnership | party | peace | people | people at large | people in general | persons | persuasion | phratria | phratry | phyle | polity | pooling | pooling of resources | populace | population | profit sharing | proportionality | Public | public ownership | pulling together | quartet | quintet | race | rapport | rapprochement | reciprocality | reciprocation | reciprocity | relativity | religious order | resemblance | sameness | schism | school | sect | sectarism | segment | semblance | septet | settlement | sextet | sharecropping | sharing | similarity | simile | similitude | simulation | social activity | social class | social intercourse | social relations | socialism | society | solidarity | speech community | state | state ownership | stock | strain | subcaste | symbiosis | symmetry | sympathy | symphony | synergism | synergy | team spirit | teamwork | totem | town meeting | trio | triumvirate | troika | understanding | union | unison | united action | unity | variety | version | whole people | world | you and me

See Also | accord | agreement | assemblage | bar | biome | business community | businessmen | community of scholars | convent | crossroads | district | economics profession | exurbia | gathering | Georgetown | Greenwich Village | group | grouping | hamlet | health profession | horde | house | housing development | housing estate | international organisation | international organization | legal community | legal profession | neighborhood | neighbourhood | occupational group | ownership | parish | people | priesthood | rabbit warren | settlement | small town | speech community | suburb | suburban area | suburbia | tenement district | territory | uptown | Village | village | vocation | warren | world organisation | world organization

Community In Webster's Dictionary

\Com*mu"ni*ty\, n.; pl. {Communities}. [L. communitas: cf. OF. communit['e]. Cf. {Commonalty}, and see {Common}.] 1. Common possession or enjoyment; participation; as, a community of goods. The original community of all things. --Locke. An unreserved community of thought and feeling. --W. Irving. 2. A body of people having common rights, privileges, or interests, or living in the same place under the same laws and regulations; as, a community of monks. Hence a number of animals living in a common home or with some apparent association of interests. Creatures that in communities exist. --Wordsworth. 3. Society at large; a commonwealth or state; a body politic; the public, or people in general. Burdens upon the poorer classes of the community. --Hallam. Note: In this sense, the term should be used with the definite article; as, the interests of the community. 4. Common character; likeness. [R.] The essential community of nature between organic growth and inorganic growth. --H. Spencer. 5. Commonness; frequency. [Obs.] Eyes . . . sick and blunted with community. --Shak.

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