HyperDic: environment

English > 2 senses of the word environment:
NOUNstateenvironmentthe totality of surrounding conditions
locationenvironment, environs, surroundings, surroundthe area in which something exists or lives
environment > pronunciation
Soundsihnvay'rahnmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > environment: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe totality of surrounding conditions.
Example"he longed for the comfortable environment of his living room"
Narrowercontext, circumstance, settingThe set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event
ecologyThe environment as it relates / relates to living organisms
homeAn environment offering affection and security
milieu, surroundingsThe environmental condition
setting, background, scopeThe state of the environment in which a situation exists
sphere, domain, area, orbit, field, arenaA particular environment or walk of life
streetThe streets of a city viewed as a depressed environment in which there is poverty and crime and prostitution and dereliction
Broadersituation, state of affairsThe general state of things
Spanishentorno, medio
Catalanentorn, medi
Adjectivesenvironmentalof or relating to the external conditions or surroundings
English > environment: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningThe area in which something exists or lives.
Synonymsenvirons, surroundings, surround
Narrowerambiance, ambienceThe atmosphere of an environment
elementThe most favorable environment for a plant or animal
habitat, home groundThe type of environment in which an organism or group normally lives or occurs
mediumThe surrounding environment
melting potAn environment in which many ideas and races are socially assimilated
partsThe local environment
setting, sceneThe context and environment in which something is set
Broadergeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
Spanishambiente, entorno, inmediaciones
Catalanentorn, voltant, volt, volts

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