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Synonyms and Antonyms of community

  1. 1 the people living in a particular area <the whole community rallied to the aid of the family who had lost its home> Synonyms neighborhood Related Words city, commune, hamlet, town, village; denizens, dwellers, inhabitants, residents; citizenry, culture, people, populace, public, society

  2. 2 a group of people with a common interest living in one place <a picturesque seacoast village that is known for its sizable community of artists> Synonyms colony Related Words circle, clique, coterie, set, society; band, company, troop; clan, family

  3. 3 a group of people sharing a common interest and relating together socially <a large community of retired people in the coastal town> Synonyms body, bunch, circle, clan, clique, gang, coterie, coven, crowd, fold, galère, klatch (also klatsch), lot, network, pack, ring, setRelated Words charmed circle, elite, in-group; closed shop; club, college, fellowship, guild (also gild), league, organization, society; camp, faction, sect, side, tribe; mess, squad; brotherhood, fraternity, order, sisterhood, sodality, sorority; commune; alliance, bloc, coalition, confederation, congress, council, federation, unionNear Antonyms loner; individualist

  4. 4 the body of people in a profession or field of activity <members of the medical community> Synonyms brotherhood, corps, fellowship, fraternity, sodality, vocationRelated Words calling, profession; association, club, federation, guild (also gild), organization, society

  5. 5 the quality or state of having many qualities in common <there's a community of aesthetics that makes a very modern-looking gallery an especially appropriate setting for primitive art> Synonyms alikeness, similarity, comparability, correspondence, likeness, parallelism, resemblance, similitudeRelated Words semblance; affinity, analogousness; equation, equivalence, equivalency, par, parity; identicalness, identity, sameness; correlation, relationship; exchangeability, interchangeability; accordance, agreement, compatibility, conformity, congruityNear Antonyms inequality; conflict, polarity; incompatibility, incongruence, incongruity, incongruousness, nonconformity; differentiability, discriminability, distinguishability; anomalousness, dichotomy; disproportion, imbalance, inequality, nonequivalenceAntonyms difference, disagreement, discrepancy, disparateness, disparity, dissimilarity, dissimilitude, distinctiveness, distinctness, unlikeness

  6. 6 the feeling of closeness and friendship that exists between companions <interactive features that are designed to foster a sense of community among the visitors to the Web site> Synonyms brotherhood, camaraderie, companionship, company, comradery, comradeship, fellowship, societyRelated Words amity, benevolence, cordiality, friendliness, friendship, goodwill, kindliness; civility, comity, concord, harmony, rapport; charity, generosity; affinity, compassion, empathy, sympathy; chumminess, familiarity, inseparability, intimacy, nearness; affection, devotion, fondness, loveNear Antonyms forlornness, loneliness, lonesomeness

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