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Definition of "community" []

  • A group of people living in the same locality and under the same government. (noun)
  • The district or locality in which such a group lives. (noun)
  • A group of people having common interests: the scientific community; the international business community. (noun)
  • A group viewed as forming a distinct segment of society: the gay community; the community of color. (noun)
  • Similarity or identity: a community of interests. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "community" in a sentence
  • "How else would we have developed such a “tight-knit community”, with * community* being the key word?"
  • "What you're describing in fact as "the community" is *your little grouplet you feel is the community* where someone with a pre-existing RL connection or game connection to a friend/colleague in ACS ginned this thing up."
  • "The concept of community management contains the word “community”."