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

9 senses of space

Sense 1
space, infinite -- (the unlimited expanse in which everything is located; "they tested his ability to locate objects in space"; "the boundless regions of the infinite")
       => attribute -- (an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity)

Sense 2
space -- (an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things); "the architect left space in front of the building"; "they stopped at an open space in the jungle"; "the space between his teeth")
       => amorphous shape -- (an ill-defined or arbitrary shape)
       => location -- (a point or extent in space)

Sense 3
space -- (an area reserved for some particular purpose; "the laboratory's floor space")
       => 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 4
outer space, space -- (any location outside the Earth's atmosphere; "the astronauts walked in outer space without a tether"; "the first major milestone in space exploration was in 1957, when the USSR's Sputnik 1 orbited the Earth")
       => space, infinite -- (the unlimited expanse in which everything is located; "they tested his ability to locate objects in space"; "the boundless regions of the infinite")
       => location -- (a point or extent in space)

Sense 5
space, blank -- (a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing; "he said the space is the most important character in the alphabet")
       => character, grapheme, graphic symbol -- (a written symbol that is used to represent speech; "the Greek alphabet has 24 characters")

Sense 6
distance, space -- (the interval between two times; "the distance from birth to death"; "it all happened in the space of 10 minutes")
       => time interval, interval -- (a definite length of time marked off by two instants)

Sense 7
space, blank space, place -- (a blank area; "write your name in the space provided")
       => area, expanse, surface area -- (the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary; "the area of a rectangle"; "it was about 500 square feet in area")

Sense 8
space -- (one of the areas between or below or above the lines of a musical staff; "the spaces are the notes F-A-C-E")
       => area, expanse, surface area -- (the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary; "the area of a rectangle"; "it was about 500 square feet in area")

Sense 9
quad, space -- ((printing) a block of type without a raised letter; used for spacing between words or sentences)
       => type -- (a small metal block bearing a raised character on one end; produces a printed character when inked and pressed on paper; "he dropped a case of type, so they made him pick them up")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb space

1 sense of space

Sense 1
space -- (place at intervals; "Space the interviews so that you have some time between the different candidates")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

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