Thesaurus

community

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of community

1 the people living in a particular area
  • the whole community rallied to the aid of the family who had lost its home

Synonyms for community

Words Related to community

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 for community

Words Related to community

3 a group of people sharing a common interest and relating together socially
  • a large community of retired people in the coastal town

Synonyms for community

Words Related to community

Near Antonyms for community

4 the body of people in a profession or field of activity
  • members of the medical community

Synonyms for community

Words Related to community

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 for community

Words Related to community

Near Antonyms for community

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about community

Time Traveler for community

Time Traveler

The first known use of community was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Cite this Entry

“Community.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/community. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on community

Dictionary: Definition of community

Medical Dictionary: Definition of community

Nglish: Translation of community for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of community for Arabic Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about community

Comments on community

What made you want to look up community? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words of Snow and Ice Quiz

  • image1037863653
  • Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!