Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » A » Amanita Muscaria ... Ambitionless

AMBIT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does ambit mean? 

AMBIT (noun)
  The noun AMBIT has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: AMBIT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


AMBIT (noun)


Sense 1ambit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An area in which something acts or operates or has power or control:

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

ambit; range; scope; compass; reach; orbit

Context examples:

the range of a supersonic jet / 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

Hypernyms ("ambit" is a kind of...):

extent (the distance or area or volume over which something extends)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "ambit"):

approximate range; ballpark (near to the scope or range of something)

spectrum (broad range of related values or qualities or ideas or activities)

gamut (a complete extent or range:)

expanse; sweep (a wide scope)

horizon; purview; view (the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated)

latitude (scope for freedom of e.g. action or thought; freedom from restriction)

internationalism; internationality (quality of being international in scope)

contrast (the range of optical density and tone on a photographic negative or print (or the extent to which adjacent areas on a television screen differ in brightness))

confines (a bounded scope)

palette; pallet (the range of colour characteristic of a particular artist or painting or school of art)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Cobbler, stick to thy last." (English proverb)

"The chicken that cries at night will not lay eggs in the morning." (Albanian proverb)

"Want the horse to be the best, also want the horse not to eat any hay." (Chinese proverb)

"Flatter the mother to get the girl." (Corsican proverb)

 AMBIT: related words searches 

Page delivered in 0.0392 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: