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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The amount or size of a surface or place.

Usage examples (32)
  • The area was only about one hundred square feet.
  • It was a mountainous area
  • The area of a rectangle
  • It was about 500 square feet in area for more
Tutoring comment
  • A soprano may sing an "aria" (operatic solo) in an outdoor "area" (extent of space) in the summertime.
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