Street

Definition of Street

Pronunciation: strēt
n.1.Originally, a paved way or road; a public highway; now commonly, a thoroughfare in a city or village, bordered by dwellings or business houses.
He removed [the body of] Amasa from the street unto the field.
- Coverdale.
At home or through the high street passing.
- Milton.
His deserted mansion in Duke Street.
- Macaulay.
2.the roadway of a street{1}, as distinguished from the sidewalk; as, children playing in the street.
3.the inhabitants of a particular street; as, the whole street knew about their impending divorce.
The street
(Broker's Cant) that thoroughfare of a city where the leading bankers and brokers do business; also, figuratively, those who do business there; as, the street would not take the bonds.
on the street
a - homeless.
b - unemployed.
a - not in prison, or released from prison; the murderer is still on the street.
Street Arab
etc. See under Arab, Broker, etc.
Street door
a door which opens upon a street, or is nearest the street.
street person
a homeless person; a vagrant.

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Autobahn, US highway, alley, alleyway, arterial, arterial highway, arterial street, artery, autoroute, autostrada, avenue, belt highway, blind alley, bypass, byway, camino real, carriageway, causeway, causey, chaussee, circle, circumferential, close, concourse, corduroy road, county road, court, crescent, cul-de-sac, dead-end street, dike, dirt road, drag, drive, driveway, expressway, freeway, gravel road, highroad, highway, highways and byways, interstate highway, lane, local road, main drag, main road, mews, motorway, parkway, passage, path, pave, paved road, pike, place, plank road, primary highway, private road, right-of-way, ring road, roadbed, roadway, route nationale, row, royal road, secondary road, speedway, state highway, superhighway, terrace, thoroughfare, through street, thruway, toll road, township road, track, turnpike, wynd
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