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Meaning of STREET

Pronunciation:  street

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings; "they walked the streets of the small town"; "he lives on Nassau Street"
  2. [n]  the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel; "be careful crossing the street"
  3. [n]  people living or working on the same street; "the whole street protested the absence of street lights"
  4. [n]  (informal) a situation offering opportunities; "he worked both sides of the street"; "cooperation is a two-way street"
  5. [n]  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"
 

STREET is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: alley, alleyway, avenue, back street, boulevard, Bowery, Broadway, Champs Elysees, chance, concrete jungle, cross street, Downing Street, environment, Fleet Street, Great White Way, Harley Street, high street, Lombard Street, main street, mews, neighborhood, neighbourhood, one-way street, opportunity, Pall Mall, Park Ave., Park Avenue, pavement, paving, Quai d'Orsay, side street, Strand, thoroughfare, two-way street, Wall St., Wall Street, Whitehall

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Street\ (str[=e]t), n. [OE. strete, AS. str[=ae]t, fr.
L. strata (sc. via) a paved way, properly fem. p. p. of
sternere, stratum, to spread; akin to E. strew. See {Strew},
and cf. {Stratum}, {Stray}, v. & a.]
Originally, a paved way or road; a public highway; now
commonly, a thoroughfare in a city or village, bordered by
dwellings or business houses.

      He removed [the body of] Amasa from the street unto the
      field.                                   --Coverdale.

      At home or through the high street passing. --Milton.

Note: In an extended sense, street designates besides the
      roadway, the walks, houses, shops, etc., which border
      the thoroughfare.

            His deserted mansion in Duke Street. --Macaulay.

{The street} (Broker's Cant), that thoroughfare of a city
   where the leading bankers and brokers do business; also,
   figuratively, those who do business there; as, the street
   would not take the bonds.

{Street Arab}, {Street broker}, etc. See under {Arab},
   {Broker}, etc.

{Street door}, a door which opens upon a street, or is
   nearest the street.

Syn: See {Way}.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a street in your dream, symbolizes your life's path. The condition of the street reflects how much control you have over the direction of your life. Is there a name on the street which can offer some significance or hints to the meaning of the dream. Seeing side streets, refers to a need to explore and return to more traditional ways. It may also suggest and alternative way of life.
 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

The street called "Straight" at Damascus (Acts 9:11) is "a long broad street, running from east to west, about a mile in length, and forming the principal thoroughfare in the city." In Oriental towns streets are usually narrow and irregular and filthy (Ps. 18:42; Isa. 10:6). "It is remarkable," says Porter, "that all the important cities of Palestine and Syria Samaria, Caesarea, Gerasa, Bozrah, Damascus, Palmyra, had their 'straight streets' running through the centre of the city, and lined with stately rows of columns. The most perfect now remaining are those of Palmyra and Gerasa, where long ranges of the columns still stand.", Through Samaria, etc.

 

 

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