1.Definition: a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function
"The spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"Category: Objects
2.Definition: a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve
Related Noun(s):regionCategory: General
3.Definition: 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"
4.Definition: 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"
Related Noun(s):countryCategory: Places
5.Definition: a subject of study
"It was his area of specialization", "Areas of interest include..."Category: General
6.Definition: the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary
"The area of a rectangle", "It was about 500 square feet in area"
Related Noun(s):expanseCategory: General