|1.||[ noun ] (transportation,geography) a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings|
"they walked the streets of the small town" "he lives on Nassau Street"
|Related terms:||thoroughfare Broadway main_street Wall_Street alley avenue Park_Avenue side_street local_road lombard_street Fleet_Street rue mews Quai_d'Orsay Strand Bowery Champs_Elysees harley_street cross_street whitehall downing_street pall_mall pavement|
|2.||[ noun ] (transportation) the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel|
"Be careful crossing the street"
|Related terms:||thoroughfare two-way_street one-way_street|
|3.||[ noun ] 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"
|Related terms:||environment concrete_jungle|
|4.||[ noun ] (informal) a situation offering opportunities|
"he worked both sides of the street" "cooperation is a two-way street"
|Related terms:||opportunity colloquialism|
|5.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 1513|
|6.||[ noun ] (sociology) people living or working on the same street|
"the whole street protested the absence of street lights"