a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"
the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary; "the area of a rectangle"; "it was about 500 square feet in area" Synonyms: expanse, surface area,
a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region" Synonyms: region,
a subject of study; "it was his area of specialization"; "areas of interest include..."
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" Synonyms: country,
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" Synonyms: sphere, domain, orbit, field, arena,