What does zoning mean?

Constraining enemy positions

Zoning is a gaming term used in competitive multiplayer online games such as League of Legends and Warcraft 3: DOTA. The term means to use certain abilities and strategies to "zone," or restrict, opposing players to certain locations, thereby giving an advantage.


"We need to keep them zoned to the top lane so we can push the mid lane."

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Last Updated: June 13, 2017

Zoning definition

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