verb (used with object), zoned, zon·ing.
verb (used without object), zoned, zon·ing.
Origin of zone
Synonyms for zone
Related Words for zoneddefined, marked, bounded, delimited, banded, delineated, girdled, configurated
Examples from the Web for zoned
Contemporary Examples of zoned
Instead, they simply send them to the public school their children are zoned to without exploring other options.The Issue Bringing Ted Cruz and Black Democrats Together
January 30, 2014
The government then zoned all land within the Siyag as exclusively for industrial, military or Jewish agricultural purposes.New Bill Threatens Bedouin Rights in Israel
Rabbi Joyce Galaski
May 24, 2013
I know Cleve, somewhat, so the first time I saw Emile in the movie, I zoned in on him immediately.My Night With Sean Penn
October 30, 2008
Historical Examples of zoned
This differs from L. cilicioides in its zoned pileus and white milk.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise
M. E. Hard
I could hear he lov'd Some fair immortal, and that his embrace Had zoned her through the night.Endymion
Flesh white, zoned and clouded with different shades of red.
Flesh white, zoned or marked with yellow, close-grained and sugary.
The surface is velvety, or hairy, and zoned in varying colors.
- a mental state that enables a competitor to perform to the best of his or her abilityHingis is in the zone at the moment
- (modifier)of or relating to competitive performance that depends on the mood or state of mind of the participanta zone player
Word Origin for zone
late 14c., from Latin zona "geographical belt, celestial zone," from Greek zone "a belt," related to zonnynai "to gird," from PIE root *yes- "to gird, girdle" (cf. Avestan yasta- "girt," Lithuanian juosiu "to gird," Old Church Slavonic po-jasu "girdle").
Originally one of the five great divisions of the earth's surface (torrid, temperate, frigid; separated by tropics of Cancer and Capricorn and Arctic and Antarctic circles); meaning "any discrete region" is first recorded 1822. Zone defense in team sports is recorded from 1927. Zoning "land-use planning" is recorded from 1912. Zoned (adj.) in drug-use sense is attested 1960s, from ozone, which is found high in the atmosphere; the related verb to zone is from 1980s.