Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun arena

4 senses of arena

Sense 1
sphere, domain, area, orbit, field, arena -- (a particular environment or walk of life; "his social sphere is limited"; "it was a closed area of employment"; "he's out of my orbit")
       => environment -- (the totality of surrounding conditions; "he longed for the comfortable environment of his living room")

Sense 2
arena -- (the central area of an ancient Roman amphitheater where contests and spectacles were held; especially an area that was strewn with sand)
       => area, country -- (a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography); "it was a mountainous area"; "Bible country")

Sense 3
stadium, bowl, arena, sports stadium -- (a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments)
       => structure, construction -- (a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons")

Sense 4
arena, scene of action -- (a playing field where sports events take place)
       => playing field, athletic field, playing area, field -- (a piece of land prepared for playing a game; "the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field")

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