Definition of STREET

noun : STREET

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings; "they walked the streets of the small town"; "he lives on Nassau Street" ;

  • 2. (

    ) the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel; "be careful crossing the street" ;

  • 3. (

    ) the streets of a city viewed as a depressed environment in which there is poverty and crime and prostitution and dereliction; "she tried to keep her children off the street" ;

  • 4. (

    ) a situation offering opportunities; "he worked both sides of the street"; "cooperation is a two-way street" ;

  • 5. (

    ) people living or working on the same street; "the whole street protested the absence of street lights" ;


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