• Noun
  • a group of people who live in the same area (such as a city, town, or neighborhood)
    1. a respectable member of the community
    2. The festival was a great way for the local community to get together.
    3. Many communities are facing budget problems.
    4. People in the community wanted better police protection.
    5. a rural community
    6. community leaders
  • a group of people who have the same interests, religion, race, etc.
    1. an artistic/business/medical community
    2. the town's Jewish community
    3. ethnic/religious communities
    4. the scientific community
  • a group of nations
    1. the international community
  • a feeling of wanting to be with other people or of caring about the other people in a group
    1. The school encourages a sense/feeling of community in its students.
    2. community spirit
  • a group of animals or plants that live in the same place
    1. a community of bacteria