Definitions of community

  1. ( ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other
  2. belonging to and maintained by and for the local community; " community parks"
  3. the body of people in a learned occupation; " the news spread rapidly through the medical community"
  4. a group of people living in a particular local area; " the team is drawn from all parts of the community"
  5. a group of people having ethnic or cultural or religious characteristics in common; " the Christian community of the apostolic age"; " he was well known throughout the Catholic community"
  6. a group of nations having common interests; " they hoped to join the NATO community"
  7. a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences
  8. common ownership; " they shared a community of possessions"
  9. agreement as to goals; " the preachers and the bootleggers found they had a community of interests"
  10. affecting the people or community as a whole; " community leaders"; " community interests"; " the public welfare"
  11. Common possession or enjoyment; participation; as, a community of goods.
  12. 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.
  13. Society at large; a commonwealth or state; a body politic; the public, or people in general.
  14. Common character; likeness.
  15. Commonness; frequency.
  16. Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.
  17. A body of persons having common rights, etc.; a body of people living in the same locality; joint participation; a corporation; society generally.
  18. Common possession or enjoyment: people having common rights, etc.; the public or people in general.
  19. Possession in common; the public; people of any place.
  20. A body politic; people of any place; the public.
  21. Participation; identity; likeness.
  22. The public or people in general; a society of people having common rights and privileges, or common interests, or living under the same laws and regulations; an association, especially of persons maintaining the same religious tenets and discipline; common possession; common character.
  23. A body of persons having common rights and privileges, or common interests- generally limited in its application to the inhabitants of a city, town, or district, or to a society or profession; the whole body of the people.

Quotes of community

  1. Our Prophet was a radical too- he fought against the injustices of his community and challenged the feudal order of his society, so they called him a radical. So what? We should be proud of that! – Abu Bakar Bashir
  2. The life history of the individual is first and foremost an accommodation to the patterns and standards traditionally handed down in his community – Ruth Benedict
  3. So I just got on the phone and the engineer just patched me in and I did reports. I'd get a community leader and bring him to the phone, call up the station and do an interview over the phone with the guy. – Ed Bradley
  4. I think my family and closest friends are learning about my need to withdraw, and I am learning how to restore and store my energy to both serve the community to the best of my ability and to serve my writer's heart. – Sandra Cisneros
  5. The empowerment of black women constitutes the empowerment of our entire community – Kimberly Crenshaw
  6. What you need if you want jobs are small and medium sized enterprises, local initiatives, labour intensive work, community development, service providers and the like. – Susan George
  7. If the business community and political elite want to go to war they find it easy to mobilize domestic consent. – Edward S. Herman
  8. However, it required some years before the scientific community in general accepted that flexibility and disorder are very relevant molecular properties also in other systems. – Robert Huber
  9. Anyone interested in the world generally can't help being interested in young adult culture- in the music, the bands, the books, the fashions, and the way in which the young adult community develops its own language. – Margaret Mahy
  10. There can be no vulnerability without risk; there can be no community without vulnerability; there can be no peace, and ultimately no life, without community – M. Scott Peck
  11. The Medicaid system currently steers people toward nursing home care. Far more people can be covered in community -based care programs for significantly less. – Edward G. Rendell
  12. They know that the column resonates in the community They know that people like it, and yet they don't have room for one column once week that consistently got it right. – Robert Scheer
  13. And in this community as in all others, the Golden Rule still applies- we must be act toward other nations as we would have them act towards America. – Adam Schiff
  14. I thought our community should have a deep dialogue to make black America better. I believe if we make black America better, we make all of America better. – Tavis Smiley
  15. A lot of people in my world- in the acting world- have either lost friends to Aids or live with HIV because its origin in our culture, in New York for instance, was in the gay community – Emma Thompson

Usage examples for community

  1. He was needed for other things of vital interest to the community – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  2. " It strikes me as a sort of community said MacLeod. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  3. I'd like to make just one last point about our national community – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  4. They discipline us for the good of the community – Americans and Others by Agnes Repplier
  5. It is, however, quite a flourishing little community though probably it will be eventually embraced by its larger neighbour, West End, which is the nearest village to Bisley to the north, and the largest. – Highways and Byways in Surrey by Eric Parker
  6. This is a Christian community – The Reign of Law A Tale of the Kentucky Hemp Fields by James Lane Allen
  7. They had received into their community as a lay- brother, a man who, two years before, had murdered his Indian wife and had afterwards fled to the forests where he lived as best he could. – Bartholomew de Las Casas; his life, apostolate, and writings by Francis Augustus MacNutt
  8. What impression would they get of law and order in this community – They Call Me Carpenter by Upton Sinclair
  9. What such a man is worth in gloomy days those may appreciate who have seen the effect of public misfortunes on a modern community – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill
  10. Not a year had passed, the June of 1538 was not over, when the new community at Bisham was scattered as the old one at Chertsey had been. – The Historic Thames by Hilaire Belloc
  11. You can't get married to yourself alone, as young people think; and if you don't marry happily, you sin against the peace and comfort of the whole community – April Hopes by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  12. The eighty- five will be to the community just what the one would be to the eighty- five. – The Fixed Period by Anthony Trollope
  13. The community of their lives had brought about profound friendship among these men. – Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert
  14. The community ideal was wrought into the lives of the boys by their experience in this model school. – Dickens As an Educator by James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
  15. This matter is not often understood by the community generally; especially by the young. – The Young Man's Guide by William A. Alcott
  16. Listen, stranger, listen well to my last words on earth, that you may carry them to the heart of every man in this community to the heart of every well- thinking man in the world, that all the world may know we are right. – The Nightrider's Feud by Walter C. McConnell
  17. Me and Jimmie and Lige agreed on this point, and that settled it so far as the community was concerned. – Old Ebenezer by Opie Read
  18. It is our purpose to make the Church a necessity in the community – The Making of a Country Parish by Harlow S. (Harlow Spencer) Mills
  19. May every one in our community from the highest to the lowest, thoughtfully and wisely strive to secure and build his prosperity on this principle! – The-Romance-of-Industry-and-Invention by Cochrane, Robert
  20. In some instances, not one woman was to be found in such a community – Woman: Man's Equal by Thomas Webster