- (countable) A group#Noun|group share#Verb|sharing a common#Adjective|common understanding#Noun|understanding, and often the same language, law, manners, and/or tradition.
- (countable) A residential or religious collective; a commune.
- (countable, ecology) A group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other.
- (countable, Internet) A group of people interacting by electronic means for educational, professional#Adjective|professional, social, or other purposes; a virtual community.
- (uncountable) The condition#Noun|condition of having certain attitudes and interest#Noun|interests in common#Noun|common.
- (countable, obsolete) Common enjoyment or possession; participation.
- a community of goods
- (uncountable, obsolete) Common character; likeness.
- (uncountable, obsolete) Commonness; frequency.
- c. 1597, [William Shakespeare], The History of Henrie the Fovrth; […], quarto edition, London: Printed by P[eter] S[hort] for Andrew Wise, […], published 1598, OCLC 932916628 ↗, [Act III, scene ii] ↗:
- So when he had occaſion to be ſeene, / He was but as the Cuckoe is in Iune, / Heard, not regarded: Seene, but with ſuch eie / As ſicke and blunted with communitie, / Affoord no extraordinary gaze.
- French: communauté
- German: Gemeinschaft, Gesellschaft, Community (internet)
- Italian: comunità
- Portuguese: comunidade
- Russian: соо́бщество
- Spanish: comunidad