Synonyms for ambit

Synonyms for (noun) ambit

Synonyms: compass, scope, orbit, range, reach, ambit

Definition: an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"

Usage: a piano has a greater range than the human voice; the ambit of municipal legislation; within the compass of this article; within the scope of an investigation; outside the reach of the law; in the political orbit of a world power

Similar words: extent

Definition: the distance or area or volume over which something extends

Usage: the vast extent of the desert; an orchard of considerable extent