What does the word sphere mean?

Usage examples for sphere

  1. The stream flowed under Evan's eyes, like something in a lower sphere, now. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. At last he had found a sphere worthy of his genius. – The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol by William J. Locke
  3. His next move would probably be to some totally different sphere, where he would take a step higher in the social scale. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston