Noun Definition


1.Definition: an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control:

"The range of a supersonic jet", "A piano has a greater range than the human voice", "The ambit of municipal legislation", "Within the compass of this article", "Within the scope of an investigation", "Outside the reach of the law", "In the political orbit of a world power"

Related Noun(s):ambit, compass, orbit, range, scope

Category: General

2.Definition: the act of physically reaching or thrusting out

Related Noun(s):stretch

Category: General

3.Definition: the limit of capability

Related Noun(s):compass, grasp, range

Category: General

4.Definition: the limits within which something can be effective

"Range of motion", "He was beyond the reach of their fire"

Related Noun(s):range

Category: Places