What does community mean?

Definitions for community
kəˈmyu nɪ ticom·mu·ni·ty

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word community.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. communitynoun

    a group of people living in a particular local area

    "the team is drawn from all parts of the community"

  2. communitynoun

    common ownership

    "they shared a community of possessions"

  3. communitynoun

    a group of nations having common interests

    "they hoped to join the NATO community"

  4. community, community of interestsnoun

    agreement as to goals

    "the preachers and the bootleggers found they had a community of interests"

  5. residential district, residential area, communitynoun

    a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences

  6. community, biotic communitynoun

    (ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other

Wiktionary

  1. communitynoun

    Group of people sharing a common understanding who reveal themselves by using the same language, manners, tradition and law. (see civilization).

  2. communitynoun

    Commune or residential/religious collective.

  3. communitynoun

    The condition of having certain attitudes and interests in common.

  4. communitynoun

    A group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other.

  5. communitynoun

    (virtual) A group of people interacting by electronic means for social, professional, educational or other purposes. (see virtual_community).

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Communitynoun

    Etymology: communitas, Latin.

    How could communities,
    Degrees in schools, and brotherhood in cities,
    But by degree, stand in authentick place? William Shakespeare, Troil. and Cress.

    Not in a single person only, but in a community or multitude of men. Henry Hammond, Fundamentals.

    This parable may be aptly enough expounded of the laws that secure a civil community. Roger L'Estrange.

    It is not designed for her own use, but for the whole community. Joseph Addison, Guardian, №. 157.

    The love of our country is impressed on our mind, for the preservation of the community. Joseph Addison, Freeholder, №. 5.

    He lives not for himself alone, but hath a regard in all his actions to the great community. Francis Atterbury.

    This text is far from proving Adam sole proprietor, it is a confirmation of the original community of all things. John Locke.

    He was but, as the cuckow is in June,
    Heard, not regarded; seen, but with such eyes,
    As, sick and blunted with community,
    Afford no extraordinary gaze. William Shakespeare.

ChatGPT

  1. community

    A community is a group of people who share common interests, goals, or geographical location and come together to support and interact with one another. It can be a physical or virtual space where individuals connect, communicate, collaborate, and contribute to a shared sense of identity and well-being. Communities can be based on shared values, culture, or activities, and they often provide a sense of belonging, social support, and a platform for collective action.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Communitynoun

    common possession or enjoyment; participation; as, a community of goods

  2. Communitynoun

    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

  3. Communitynoun

    society at large; a commonwealth or state; a body politic; the public, or people in general

  4. Communitynoun

    common character; likeness

  5. Communitynoun

    commonness; frequency

  6. Etymology: [L. communitas: cf. OF. communit. Cf. Commonalty, and see Common.]

Wikidata

  1. Community

    A community is a division of land in Wales that forms the lowest-tier of local government in Wales. Welsh communities are analogous to civil parishes in England. Until 1974, Wales was divided into civil parishes. These were abolished by section 20 of the Local Government Act 1972, and replaced by communities by section 27 of the same Act. The principal areas of Wales are divided entirely into communities. Unlike in England, where unparished areas exist, no part of Wales is outside a community, even in urban areas. Community councils in Wales are identical to English parish councils in terms of their powers and the way they operate. Welsh community councils may call themselves town councils unilaterally and may have city status granted by the Crown. In Wales, all town councils are community councils. There are now three communities with city status: Bangor, St Asaph and St David's and the Cathedral Close. The Chair of a town council or city council will usually have the title Mayor. However, not every community has a council. In communities with populations too small to justify a full community council, community meetings may be established. As of the United Kingdom Census 2001 there were 869 communities in Wales. They vary in size from Rhayader with an area of 13,945 hectares to Cefn Fforest with an area of 64 hectares. Barry has the largest population with 45,053 inhabitants according to the 2001 census. Baglan Bay has no permanent residents.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Community

    kom-ūn′i-ti, n. common possession or enjoyment: agreement: communion: (Shak.) commonness: people having common rights, &c.: the public in general: a body of persons in the same locality, e.g. 'village community:' a monastic body.—n. Communitā′rian, a member of a community. [O. Fr.,—L. communitascommunis.]

Editors Contribution

  1. community

    A group of people who live or exist within a specific area and are focused on cocreating optimum health, human rights, right to life, democracy, shared prosperity for all, stability, unity government, solidarity, cohesion, animal rights, right to housing, right to education, right to parent, right to childcare, right to a standard of living, right to internet access, economic stability, financial stability, civil rights, equal rights, equal opportunities, employment rights, childrens rights, sustainable development, sustainable development goals, united partnership, multi-party working, community empowerment systems, equal distribution of income, wealth, fairness and justness across society, the country, europe and the world and contribute to the cocreation of global and national peace agreements, peace treaties, the universes truth and a fair, just and transparent system of checks and balances.

    Community can be within a village, company, group or other type of groups of people.


    Submitted by MaryC on February 13, 2020  


  2. community

    A group of people.

    Community can be a group of people or a number of people living within a specific and defined area of land.


    Submitted by MaryC on September 21, 2020  


  3. communitynoun

    Commanding officials used as part of a title for commercial business to designate childrens safety literally altogether denoting an instant degree of this quality or condition. 1.) A group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common.

    I am an official editor as a member of the definition.net community.

    Etymology: Town or city


    Submitted by Tehorah_Elyon on March 20, 2024  


  4. communityverb

    Media imperialism

    development communication

    Etymology: old English


    Submitted by tsakanichauke58 on March 18, 2022  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'community' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #386

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'community' in Written Corpus Frequency: #666

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'community' in Nouns Frequency: #99

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of community in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of community in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of community in a Sentence

  1. The IG:

    It's outrageous that the Department of Justice has allowed known sex offenders to participate in the federal witness protection program and has failed to implement procedures to ensure that they don't commit additional crimes, under this program, sex offenders are given a new identity and placed in a new community, but often the Justice Department fails to register these criminals as sex offenders and does not notify local law enforcement agencies about the criminals that have been dropped off in their towns.

  2. Ashley Ross:

    This lawsuit will hopefully result in common sense policy changes so that no parent or child or community ever has to feel as helpless as Oxford has coming out of this situation.

  3. Jeb Bush Junior:

    Here in the U.S., Cinco de Mayo has become a day where we celebrate our ties with Mexico and the great contributions of the Mexican-American community in the U.S. In my case, this relationship is very profound. My wife Columba was born in Mexico, my family has always had strong ties with Mexico and I have great respect and affection for our neighboring country.

  4. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall:

    Tonight, our State grieves the death of another member of the law enforcement community — one who, when called upon, ran toward danger in aide of a female victim and her two small children.

  5. Susan Zemser:

    He was a loving son, nephew and cousin, who was very community-minded. This tragedy has shocked us all in the worst way, and we wish to spend this time grieving with our close family and friends.

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