We have put together a list of words that are similar to ENVIRONMENT.

19 Alternative Words Similar to environment

1 Environs Noun      Synonym Words Like Environs
2 Surroundings Noun      Synonym Words Like Surroundings
3 Surround Noun      Synonym Words Like Surround
4 Situation Noun      Synonym Words Like Situation
5 Scope Noun      Hyponym Words Like Scope
6 Sphere Noun      Hyponym Words Like Sphere
7 Orbit Noun      Hyponym Words Like Orbit
8 Field Noun      Hyponym Words Like Field
9 Area Noun      Hyponym Words Like Area
10 Arena Noun      Hyponym Words Like Arena
11 Background Noun      Hyponym Words Like Background
12 Domain Noun      Hyponym Words Like Domain
13 Ecology Noun      Hyponym
14 Ambience Noun      Hyponym Words Like Ambience
15 Element Noun      Hyponym Words Like Element
16 Scene Noun      Hyponym Words Like Scene
17 Parts Noun      Hyponym
18 Ambiance Noun      Hyponym Words Like Ambiance
19 Medium Noun      Hyponym Words Like Medium

10 definitions of environment

1 Act of environing; state of being environed.
2 That which environs or surrounds; surrounding conditions, influences, or forces, by which living forms are influenced and modified in their growth and development.
3 the totality of surrounding conditions
4 the area in which something exists or lives
5 The circumstances or conditions that surround one; surroundings.
6 The totality of circumstances surrounding an organism or group of organisms, especially:
7 The combination of external physical conditions that affect and influence the growth, development, and survival of organisms: "We shall never understand the natural environment until we see it as a living organism” ( Paul Brooks).
8 The complex of social and cultural conditions affecting the nature of an individual or community.
9 Computer Science The entire set of conditions under which one operates a computer, as it relates to the hardware, operating platform, or operating system.
10 Computer Science An area of a computer's memory used by the operating system and some programs to store certain variables to which they need frequent access.
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