Definitions of community

  1. ( ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other
  2. a group of people living in a particular local area; " the team is drawn from all parts of the community"
  3. 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"
  4. a group of nations having common interests; " they hoped to join the NATO community"
  5. a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences
  6. common ownership; " they shared a community of possessions"
  7. agreement as to goals; " the preachers and the bootleggers found they had a community of interests"
  8. Common possession or enjoyment; participation; as, a community of goods.
  9. 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.
  10. Society at large; a commonwealth or state; a body politic; the public, or people in general.
  11. Common character; likeness.
  12. Commonness; frequency.
  13. Common possession or enjoyment: people having common rights, etc.; the public or people in general.
  14. Possession in common; the public; people of any place.
  15. A body politic; people of any place; the public.
  16. Participation; identity; likeness.
  17. 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.