Synonyms and Antonyms of arena

  1. 1 a large room or building for enclosed public gatherings <watched the hockey game in the new sports arena> Synonyms amphitheater, hall, auditorium, garden, theater (or theatre)Related Words arena theater, music hall, odeum, playhouse, theater-in-the-round; ballroom; lyceum; chamber, house, senate; cafetorium

  2. 2 a region of activity, knowledge, or influence <has a lot of influence in the local business arena> Synonyms area, field, bailiwick, barony, business, circle, demesne, department, discipline, domain, element, fief, fiefdom, firmament, front, game, kingdom, line, precinct, province, realm, specialty, sphere, terrain, walkRelated Words frontier; study, subject; territory, turf; occupation, profession, pursuit, racket, vocation; ambit, amplitude, breadth, compass, confine, dimension(s), extent, ken, reach, scope, sweep, width; subfield, subspecialty

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