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

5 senses of region

Sense 1
region, part -- (the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space")
       => location -- (a point or extent in space)

Sense 2
area, region -- (a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region")
       => body part -- (any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity)

Sense 3
region -- (a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth; "penguins inhabit the polar regions")
       => location -- (a point or extent in space)

Sense 4
region, neighborhood -- (the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of'); "it was going to take in the region of two or three months to finish the job"; "the price is in the neighborhood of $100")
       => indefinite quantity -- (an estimated quantity)

Sense 5
region, realm -- (a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about; "it was a limited realm of discourse"; "here we enter the region of opinion"; "the realm of the occult")
       => knowledge domain, knowledge base, domain -- (the content of a particular field of knowledge)

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