English definition of “space”
EMPTY AREA [C, U] › an empty area which is available to be used: a parking space We need more open spaces for children to play in. There wasn't enough space for everyone. [+ to do sth] We don't have the space to store it all.
OUTSIDE EARTH [U] › the area outside the Earth: They plan to send another satellite into space. space travel
in the space of six weeks/three hours, etc › during a period of six weeks/three hours, etc: It all happened in the space of 10 minutes. → See also breathing space → See also outer space