English dictionary



Hint: Asterisk (*) is a wildcard. Asterisk substitutes zero or more characters.

English noun: street

1. street (artifact) a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings


SamplesThey walked the streets of the small town.
He lives on Nassau Street.


Broader (hypernym)thoroughfare


Narrower (hyponym)alley, alleyway, avenue, back street, boulevard, cross street, high street, local road, local street, main street, mews, rue, side street


Instance hyponymBowery, Broadway, Champs Elysees, Downing Street, Fleet Street, Great White Way, Harley Street, Lombard Street, Pall Mall, Park Ave., Park Avenue, Quai d'Orsay, Strand, Wall St., Wall Street, Whitehall


Substance holonympavement, paving

2. street (artifact) the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel


SamplesBe careful crossing the street.


Broader (hypernym)thoroughfare


Narrower (hyponym)one-way street, two-way street

3. street (state) the streets of a city viewed as a depressed environment in which there is poverty and crime and prostitution and dereliction


SamplesShe tried to keep her children off the street.


Broader (hypernym)environment


Part meronymconcrete jungle

4. street (state) a situation offering opportunities


SamplesHe worked both sides of the street.
Cooperation is a two-way street.


Broader (hypernym)chance, opportunity


Domain usagecolloquialism

5. street (group) people living or working on the same street


SamplesThe whole street protested the absence of street lights.


Broader (hypernym)neighborhood, neighbourhood









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2018 onlineordbog.dk