1. a group of people living in a particular local area

- the team is drawn from all parts of the community

Definition categories: group, assemblage, gathering

2. a group of people having a religion, ethnic, profession, or other particular characteristic in common

- he was well known throughout the Catholic community

- the news spread rapidly through the medical community

- they formed a community of scientists

Definition categories: group, people

3. common ownership

- they shared a community of possessions

Definition categories: possession, ownership

4. a group of nations having common interests

- they hoped to join the NATO community

Definition categories: group

5. agreement as to goals

- the preachers and the bootleggers found they had a community of interests

Definition categories: state, accord, agreement

6. a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences

Definition categories: location, district, dominion, territory

7. (ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other

Definition categories: group, grouping

Sentences with community as a noun:

- A community is infinitely more brutalised by the habitual employment of punishment than it is by the occasional occurrence of crime (Oscar Wilde)

- a community of goods