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community

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116 in 108 verses (in OT : 116 in 108 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

communityn. [L. communitas: cf. OF. communité. Cf. Commonalty, and see Common.].
  •  Common possession or enjoyment; participation; as, a community of goods.  [1913 Webster]
    "The original community of all things."  [1913 Webster]
    "An unreserved community of thought and feeling."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "Creatures that in communities exist."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Society at large; a commonwealth or state; a body politic; the public, or people in general.  [1913 Webster]
    " In this sense, the term should be used with the definite article; as, the interests of the community."  [1913 Webster]
    "Burdens upon the poorer classes of the community."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Common character; likeness.  [1913 Webster]
    "The essential community of nature between organic growth and inorganic growth."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Commonness; frequency.  [1913 Webster]
    "Eyes . . . sick and blunted with community."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

community, n. (pl. -ies)
1 a all the people living in a specific locality. b a specific locality, including its inhabitants.
2 a body of people having a religion, a profession, etc., in common (the immigrant community).
3 fellowship of interests etc.; similarity (community of intellect).
4 a monastic, socialistic, etc. body practising common ownership.
5 joint ownership or liability (community of goods).
6 (prec. by the) the public.
7 a body of nations unified by common interests.
8 Ecol. a group of animals or plants living or growing together in the same area.

Idiom
community centre a place providing social etc. facilities for a neighbourhood. community charge (in the UK) a tax levied locally on every adult in a community. community chest US a fund for charity and welfare work in a community. community home Brit. a centre for housing young offenders and other juveniles in need of custodial care. community service order an order for a convicted offender to perform a period of unpaid work in the community. community singing singing by a large crowd or group, esp. of old popular songs or hymns. community spirit a feeling of belonging to a community, expressed in mutual support etc.
Etymology
ME f. OF comunet{eacute} f. L communitas -tatis (as COMMON)

THESAURUS

community

Everyman, John Doe, Public, accord, accordance, affiliation, affinity, agape, agreement, alikeness, alliance, amity, analogy, aping, approach, approximation, ashram, assimilation, association, balance, bipartisanship, body, body politic, bonds of harmony, branch, brotherly love, caritas, caste, cement of friendship, charity, church, citizenry, clan, class, closeness, coaction, coadjuvancy, coadministration, coagency, cochairmanship, codirectorship, coequality, collaboration, collaborativeness, collective farm, collectivism, collectivity, collegiality, collusion, colony, commensalism, commerce, common effort, common enterprise, common man, common ownership, commonwealth, communal effort, communalism, commune, communication, communion, communism, communitarianism, community at large, community of interests, companionship, company, comparability, comparison, compatibility, complicity, concert, concord, concordance, concurrence, conformity, congeniality, congress, consociation, consortship, constituency, conversation, converse, cooperation, cooperative society, cooperativeness, copying, corelation, correlation, correlativism, correlativity, correspondence, cultural community, culture, democracy, denomination, division, duet, duumvirate, dwellers, economic class, ecumenicalism, ecumenicism, ecumenism, empathy, endogamous group, equilibrium, equipollence, equivalence, esprit, esprit de corps, estate, ethnic group, everybody, everyman, everyone, everywoman, extended family, faction, family, feeling of identity, fellow feeling, fellowship, folk, folks, frictionlessness, general public, gens, gentry, good vibes, good vibrations, group, habitancy, happy family, harmony, identity, imitation, inhabitants, intercommunication, intercommunion, intercourse, inverse proportion, inverse ratio, inverse relationship, joining of forces, joint effort, joint operation, kibbutz, kinship, kinship group, kolkhoz, like-mindedness, likeness, likening, linguistic community, love, mass action, men, metaphor, mimicking, moiety, morale, mutual assistance, mutualism, mutuality, nation, nationality, nearness, nuclear family, octet, offshoot, oneness, order, organization, parallelism, parity, partnership, party, peace, people, people at large, people in general, persons, persuasion, phratria, phratry, phyle, polity, pooling, pooling of resources, populace, population, profit sharing, proportionality, public, public ownership, pulling together, quartet, quintet, race, rapport, rapprochement, reciprocality, reciprocation, reciprocity, relativity, religious order, resemblance, sameness, schism, school, sect, sectarism, segment, semblance, septet, settlement, sextet, sharecropping, sharing, similarity, simile, similitude, simulation, social activity, social class, social intercourse, social relations, socialism, society, solidarity, speech community, state, state ownership, stock, strain, subcaste, symbiosis, symmetry, sympathy, symphony, synergism, synergy, team spirit, teamwork, totem, town meeting, trio, triumvirate, troika, understanding, union, unison, united action, unity, variety, version, whole people, world, you and me

ROGET THESAURUS

community

Party

N party, faction, side, denomination, communion, set, crew, band, horde, posse, phalanx, family, clan, team, tong, council, community, body, fellowship, sodality, solidarity, confraternity, familistere, familistery, brotherhood, sisterhood, knot, gang, clique, ring, circle, group, crowd, in-crowd, coterie, club, casino, machine, Tammany, Tammany Hall, corporation, corporate body, guild, establishment, company, copartnership, partnership, firm, house, joint concern, joint-stock company, cahoot, combine, trust, society, association, institute, institution, union, trades union, league, syndicate, alliance, Verein, Bund, Zollverein, combination, Turnverein, league offensive and defensive, alliance offensive and defensive, coalition, federation, confederation, confederacy, junto, cabal, camarilla, camorra, brigue, freemasonry, party spirit, Confederates, Conservatives, Democrats, Federalists, Federals, Freemason, Knight Templar, Kuklux, Kuklux Klan, KKK, Liberals, Luddites, Republicans, Socialists, Tories, Whigs staff, dramatis personae, in league, in partnership, in alliance, bonded together, banded together, linked, joined together, embattled, confederated, federative, joint, hand in hand, side by side, shoulder to shoulder, en masse, in the same boat.

Mankind

N man, mankind, human race, human species, human kind, human nature, humanity, mortality, flesh, generation, anthropology, anthropogeny, anthropography, anthroposophy, ethnology, ethnography, humanitarian, human being, person, personage, individual, creature, fellow creature, mortal, body, somebody, one, such a one, some one, soul, living soul, earthling, party, head, hand, dramatis personae, quidam, people, persons, folk, public, society, world, community, community at large, general public, nation, nationality, state, realm, commonweal, commonwealth, republic, body politic, million, population, tribe, clan (paternity), family (consanguinity), cosmopolite, lords of the creation, ourselves, human, mortal, personal, individual, national, civic, public, social, cosmopolitan, anthropoid, am I not a man and a brother?.


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