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Definitions of street

  1. a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings; "they walked the streets of the small town"; "he lives on Nassau Street" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel; "be careful crossing the street" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. people living or working on the same street; "the whole street protested the absence of street lights" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. (informal) a situation offering opportunities; "he worked both sides of the street"; "cooperation is a two-way street" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a situation offering opportunities; "he worked both sides of the street"; "cooperation is a two-way street" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  6. A public way in a city or town, lined with houses on either side; that part of the way reserved for vehicles. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. A road in a town lined with houses, broader than a lane. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. A paved way; road in a town. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. A public way, as in a city; also, the roadway between sidewalks. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. A paved road in a city or town, lined with and including houses. See Stratum. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for street

  1. " It's Sureau Street said Guerchard. – Arsene Lupin by Edgar Jepson Maurice Leblanc
  2. She drew nearer to him, and walked by his side down the street – Dawn by Mrs. Harriet A. Adams
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