HyperDic: street

English > 5 senses of the word street:
NOUNartifactstreeta thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
artifactstreetthe part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks
statestreetthe streets of a city viewed as a depressed environment in which there is poverty and crime and prostitution and dereliction
statestreeta situation offering opportunities
groupstreetpeople living or working on the same street
street > pronunciation
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English > street: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings.
Examples
  • "they walked the streets of the small town"
  • "he lives on Nassau Street"
InstancesBoweryA street in Manhattan noted for cheap hotels frequented by homeless derelicts
Broadway, Great White WayA street in Manhattan that passes through Times Square
Champs ElyseesA major avenue in Paris famous for elegant shops and cafes
Downing StreetA street of Westminster in London
Fleet StreetA street in central London where newspaper offices are situated
Harley StreetA street in central London where the consulting rooms of many physicians and surgeons are located
Lombard StreetA street in central London containing many of the major London banks
Pall MallA fashionable street in London noted for its many private clubs
Park Avenue, Park Ave.A fashionable residential street in New York City
Quai d'OrsayThe street in Paris along the south bank of the Seine known for its governmental ministries
StrandA street in west central London famous for its theaters and hotels
Wall Street, Wall St.A street in lower Manhattan where the New York Stock Exchange is located
WhitehallA wide street in London stretching from Trafalgar Square to the Houses of Parliament
Narroweralley, alleyway, back streetA narrow street with walls on both sides
avenue, boulevardA wide street or thoroughfare
cross streetA street intersecting a main street (usually at right angles) and continuing on both sides of it
local road, local streetA street that is primarily used to gain access to the property bordering it
main street, high streetstreet that serves as a principal thoroughfare for traffic in a town
mewsstreet lined with buildings that were originally / originally private stables but have been remodeled as dwellings
rue(French) a street or road in France
side streetA street intersecting a main street and terminating there
BroaderthoroughfareA public road from one place to another
Substancespavement, pavingThe paved surface of a thoroughfare
Spanishcalle, rua
Catalancarrer
English > street: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningThe part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel.
Example"be careful crossing the street"
Narrowerone-way streetA street on which vehicular traffic is allowed to move in only one direction
two-way streetA street on which vehicular traffic can move in either of two directions
BroaderthoroughfareA public road from one place to another
Spanishcalle
Catalancarrer
English > street: 5 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningThe streets of a city viewed as a depressed environment in which there is poverty and crime and prostitution and dereliction.
Example"she tried to keep her children off the street"
Part ofconcrete jungleAn area in a city with large modern buildings that is perceived as dangerous and unpleasant
BroaderenvironmentThe totality of surrounding conditions
Spanishcalle
Catalancarrer
English > street: 5 senses > noun 4, state
MeaningA situation offering opportunities.
Examples
  • "he worked both sides of the street"
  • "cooperation is a two-way street"
Broaderopportunity, chanceA possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishvía
English > street: 5 senses > noun 5, group
MeaningPeople living or working on the same street.
Example"the whole street protested the absence of street lights"
Broaderneighborhood, neighbourhoodPeople living near one another
Spanishcalle
Catalanrua

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