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Definition 1: a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • they walked the streets of the small town
  • he lives on Nassau Street

(street is a kind of ...) a public road from one place to another

(... is a kind of street ) a narrow street with walls on both sides

(... is a kind of street ) a street intersecting a main street and terminating there

(... is a kind of street ) (French) a street or road in France

(... is a kind of street ) street lined with buildings that were originally private stables but have been remodeled as dwellings

"she lives in a Chelsea mews"

(... is a kind of street ) street that serves as a principal thoroughfare for traffic in a town

(... is a kind of street ) a street that is primarily used to gain access to the property bordering it

(... is a kind of street ) a street intersecting a main street (usually at right angles) and continuing on both sides of it

(... is a kind of street ) a wide street or thoroughfare

(... is an instance of street) the street in Paris along the south bank of the Seine known for its governmental ministries

(... is an instance of street) a major avenue in Paris famous for elegant shops and cafes

(... is an instance of street) a street in Manhattan noted for cheap hotels frequented by homeless derelicts

(... is an instance of street) a street in Manhattan that passes through Times Square; famous for its theaters

(... is an instance of street) a fashionable residential street in New York City

(... is an instance of street) a fashionable street in London noted for its many private clubs

(... is an instance of street) a street of Westminster in London

"the Prime Minister lives at No. 10 Downing Street"

(... is an instance of street) a street in west central London famous for its theaters and hotels

(... is an instance of street) a wide street in London stretching from Trafalgar Square to the Houses of Parliament; site of many government offices

(... is an instance of street) a street in central London containing many of the major London banks

(... is an instance of street) a street in central London where the consulting rooms of many physicians and surgeons are located

(... is an instance of street) a street in central London where newspaper offices are situated

(... is an instance of street) a street in lower Manhattan where the New York Stock Exchange is located; symbol of American finance

(street is made of the substance ...) the paved surface of a thoroughfare

Definition 2: the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • be careful crossing the street

(street is a kind of ...) a public road from one place to another

(... is a kind of street ) a street on which vehicular traffic is allowed to move in only one direction

(... is a kind of street ) a street on which vehicular traffic can move in either of two directions

"you have to look both ways crossing a two-way street"

Definition 3: people living or working on the same street - [noun denoting group]

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

  • the whole street protested the absence of street lights

(street is a kind of ...) people living near one another

"it is a friendly neighborhood" "my neighborhood voted for Bush"

Definition 4: the streets of a city viewed as a depressed environment in which there is poverty and crime and prostitution and dereliction - [noun denoting state]

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

  • she tried to keep her children off the street

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

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

(... is part of street) an area in a city with large modern buildings that is perceived as dangerous and unpleasant

Definition 5: a situation offering opportunities - [noun denoting state]

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

  • he worked both sides of the street
  • cooperation is a two-way street

(street is a kind of ...) a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances

"the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington" "now is your chance"

(street is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

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