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Meaning & Definition of Street in English





1. A thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings

  • "They walked the streets of the small town"
  • "He lives on nassau street"
  • street

2. The part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks

  • The part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
  • "Be careful crossing the street"
  • street

3. 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

4. A situation offering opportunities

  • "He worked both sides of the street"
  • "Cooperation is a two-way street"
  • street

5. People living or working on the same street

  • "The whole street protested the absence of street lights"
  • street

Examples of using

I did not see anyone in the street.
I just found a nickel in the street.
The street protests have been going on for three weeks already.