Need another word that means the same as “region”? Find 26 synonyms and 30 related words for “region” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Region” are: area, realm, part, neighborhood, sector, section, belt, territory, tract, stretch, expanse, district, quarter, precinct, locality, neighbourhood, province, land, division, zone, terrain, locale, domain, field, arena, department
Region as a Noun
Definitions of "Region" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “region” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- An area of activity or thought.
- A part of the body, especially around or near an organ.
- An area, especially part of a country or the world having definable characteristics but not always fixed boundaries.
- The extended spatial location of something.
- A large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth.
- An administrative district of a city or country.
- The approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of.
- The parts of a country outside the capital or chief seat of government.
- A knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about.
- A part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve.
Synonyms of "Region" as a noun (26 Words)
|area||A space allocated for a specific use.|
The area of a triangle.
|arena||A place or scene of activity, debate, or conflict.|
He has re entered the political arena.
|belt||A person who is qualified to wear a belt of a specified colour in judo karate etc.|
The asteroid belt.
|department||The territorial and administrative division of some countries (such as France.|
That s not my department.
|district||A region marked off for administrative or other purposes.|
A district health authority.
|division||Biology a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category.|
An infantry division.
|domain||The content of a particular field of knowledge.|
His domain extended into Europe.
|expanse||A wide and open space or area as of surface or land or sky.|
The green expanse of the forest.
|field||The force exerted or potentially exerted in a field.|
A wheat field.
|land||The land on which real estate is located.|
You re living in a fantasy land.
|locale||A place where something happens or is set, or that has particular events associated with it.|
Her summers were spent in a variety of exotic locales.
|locality||A surrounding or nearby region.|
The rock s size and locality.
|neighborhood||A surrounding or nearby region.|
The price is in the neighborhood of 100.
|neighbourhood||A surrounding or nearby region.|
She lived in a wealthy neighbourhood of Boston.
|part||That which concerns a person with regard to a particular role or situation.|
I was part of the family.
|precinct||The police station situated in a precinct.|
A pedestrian precinct.
|province||The whole of a country outside the capital, especially when regarded as lacking in sophistication or culture.|
I made my way home to the dreary provinces by train.
|quarter||The haunches or hindquarters of a horse.|
It s a quarter til 4.
|realm||The domain ruled by a king or queen.|
An overall Labour majority is not beyond the realms of possibility.
|section||A particular district of a town.|
Sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue.
|sector||The minimum track length that can be assigned to store information unless otherwise specified a sector of data consists of 512 bytes.|
Operations in the southern sector of the North Sea.
|stretch||A stretch limo.|
He did a stretch in the federal penitentiary.
|terrain||A piece of ground having specific characteristics or military potential.|
They were delayed by rough terrain.
|territory||An area defended by a team or player in a game or sport.|
His questions covered a lot of territory.
|tract||A system of body parts that together serve some particular purpose.|
The digestive tract.
|zone||A belt or girdle worn round a person’s body.|
A zone of easterly winds.
Usage Examples of "Region" as a noun
- His work takes needlework into the region of folk art.
- The promotion of investment in the regions.
- In the abdominal region.
- It was going to take in the region of two or three months to finish the job.
- Penguins inhabit the polar regions.
- The farming regions of France.
- Regions of outer space.
- Lothian Region.
- The lumbar region.
- Here we enter the region of opinion.
- The equatorial regions.
- A major wine-producing region.
- Saxony was divided into four large regions.
Associations of "Region" (30 Words)
|archipelago||A group of many islands in a large body of water.|
The Indonesian archipelago.
|area||A part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function.|
The area steps.
|bay||A compartment on a ship between decks; often used as a hospital.|
They put him in the sick bay.
|coastal||Of or near a coast.|
The Atlantic coastal plain.
|district||A region defined for an administrative purpose.|
A district health authority.
|domain||A distinct subset of the internet with addresses sharing a common suffix or under the control of a particular organization or individual.|
The country s isolation in the domain of sport.
|dune||A ridge of sand created by the wind; found in deserts or near lakes and oceans.|
A sand dune.
|foreshore||The part of a shore between high- and low-water marks, or between the water and cultivated or developed land.|
|geographical||Relating to geography.|
The geographical distribution of plants.
|gulf||An unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding.|
He felt a gulf between himself and his former friends.
|island||A zone or area resembling an island.|
The island of Crete.
|isle||An island or peninsula, especially a small one.|
Crusoe s fabled isle.
|islet||A portion of tissue structurally distinct from surrounding tissues.|
|lagoon||A small freshwater lake near a larger lake or river.|
|land||Extensive landed property especially in the country retained by the owner for his own use.|
Measures to reduce logging on federal lands.
|littoral||The littoral zone.|
Irrigated regions of the Mediterranean littoral.
|map||Represent an area on a map make a map of.|
It is not obvious that the subprocesses of language will map on to individual brain areas.
|maritime||Relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen.|
|municipal||Of or relating to the government of a municipality.|
|nautical||Relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen.|
|peninsula||A large mass of land projecting into a body of water.|
|peninsular||Of or forming or resembling a peninsula.|
The counties of peninsular Florida.
|physiography||The study of physical features of the earth’s surface.|
|province||The territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation.|
It was his province to take care of himself.
|seashore||An area of sandy, stony, or rocky land bordering and level with the sea.|
|southern||In or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line.|
|subdivide||Divide (something that has already been divided or that is a separate unit.|
This apartment cannot be subdivided any further.
|underpopulated||Having an insufficient or very small population.|
The richly endowed but underpopulated Ivory Coast.
|zone||Designate a specific area for use or development as a particular zone in planning.|
I was in the zone completing the first nine holes in one under par.
|zoning||The classification of land according to restrictions placed on its use and development.|
Those opposed to zoning argued that the party s presidential standard bearer could come from any part of the country.