Thesaurus

vicinity

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of vicinity

1 an adjoining region or space
  • there are no hotels in the vicinity of the hospital

Synonyms for vicinity

Words Related to vicinity

2 the state or condition of being near
  • the vicinity of the town's only elementary school was one reason why the young couple bought the house

Synonyms for vicinity

Words Related to vicinity

Antonyms for vicinity

3 an approximate amount, extent, or degree
  • starting salaries in that field are in the vicinity of $50,000 a year

Synonyms for vicinity

Words Related to vicinity

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about vicinity

Listen to Our Podcast about vicinity

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on vicinity

Dictionary: Definition of vicinity

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with vicinity

Spanish Central: Translation of vicinity

Nglish: Translation of vicinity for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of vicinity for Arabic Speakers

Comments on vicinity

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

WORD OF THE DAY

to spread as a report or rumor

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Confusing Words—A Quiz

  • alice with tweedle dee and tweedle dum
  • I invented a brand new toaster robot and ______ it "Sir Toasts-a-Lot."
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

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!