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Definition 1: a playing field where sports events take place - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for arena in the sense of this definition

(arena is a kind of ...) a piece of land prepared for playing a game

"the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field"

(... is a kind of arena ) an arena consisting of an oval or circular area enclosed by tiers of seats and usually covered by a tent

"they used the elephants to help put up the circus"

Definition 2: a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for arena in the sense of this definition

(arena is a kind of ...) a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

"the structure consisted of a series of arches" "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"

(... is a kind of arena ) an oval large stadium with tiers of seats; an arena in which contests and spectacles are held

(... is a kind of arena ) an elevated box for viewing events at a sports stadium

(... is a kind of arena ) a stadium for horse shows or horse races

(... is a kind of arena ) a stadium where football games are held

(... is a kind of arena ) a stadium that has a roof

(... is a kind of arena ) (antiquity) an open-air stadium for chariot races and gladiatorial games

(... is a kind of arena ) a stadium where bullfights take place

(... is a kind of arena ) a facility in which ball games are played (especially baseball games)

"take me out to the ballpark"

(arena is a part of ...) an athletic facility where athletes prepare for sport

(arena is a part of ...) tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event (game or parade)

(arena is a part of ...) room for passengers or spectators to stand

"there was standing room for thousands more people"

(arena is a part of ...) seating that is arranged in sloping tiers so that spectators in the back can see over the heads of those in front

(arena is a part of ...) a piece of land prepared for playing a game

"the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field"

Definition 3: the central area of an ancient Roman amphitheater where contests and spectacles were held; especially an area that was strewn with sand - [noun denoting location]

(arena is a kind of ...) a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)

"it was a mountainous area" "Bible country"

Definition 4: a particular environment or walk of life - [noun denoting state]

Samples where arena or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his social sphere is limited
  • it was a closed area of employment
  • he's out of my orbit

Synonyms for arena in the sense of this definition

(arena is a kind of ...) the totality of surrounding conditions

"he longed for the comfortable environment of his living room"

(... is a kind of arena ) the sphere of work by women

(... is a kind of arena ) a sphere of activity involving effort

"the Japanese were active last week on the diplomatic front" "they advertise on many different fronts"

(... is a kind of arena ) a domain in which something is dominant

"the untroubled kingdom of reason" "a land of make-believe" "the rise of the realm of cotton in the south"

(... is a kind of arena ) an area of control or responsibility

"the job fell right in my lap"

(... is a kind of arena ) a sphere of intense political activity

(... is a kind of arena ) a domain that seems to be specially reserved for someone

"medicine is no longer a male preserve"

(... is a kind of arena ) the proper sphere or extent of your activities

"it was his province to take care of himself"

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