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earth

noun

1 earth

The 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on:
— The Earth moves around the sun.

synonyms: globe, world.

Roget 318: world, creation, nature, universe; earth, globe, wide world; cosmos; kosmos; terraqueous globe, sphere; macrocosm, megacosm; music of the spheres.    ... show more

Dutch: aardbol, Aarde, aarde, aardkloot, aardrijk, ondermaanse, wereld, wereldbol
Polish: błękitna planeta, glob, kula ziemska, niebieska planeta, padół, świat, trzecia planeta od Słońca, Ziemia



2 earth

The loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface:
— They dug into the earth outside the church.

synonym: ground.

Dutch: aarde, grond, omgeving

3 earth

The solid part of the earth's surface:
— The earth shook for several minutes.

synonyms: dry land, ground, land, solid ground, terra firma.

Roget 342: land, earth, ground, dry land, terra firma.    continent, mainland, peninsula, chersonese [Fr.], delta; tongue of land, neck of land; isthmus, oasis; ... show more

Roget 362: corpse, corse, carcass, cadaver, bones, skeleton, dry bones; defunct, relics, reliquiae [Lat.], remains, mortal remains, dust, ashes, ... show more

Roget 211: base, basement; plinth, dado, wainscot; baseboard, mopboard; bedrock, hardpan [U.S.]; foundation etc. (support) 215; substructure, ... show more

Dutch: land, vasteland
Polish: krajobraz, okolica, strony, teren

4 earth

The abode of mortals (as contrasted with Heaven or Hell).

Polish: ziemia

5 earth

Once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles).

Dutch: grond

6 earth

The concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife.

synonyms: earthly concern, world, worldly concern.

Dutch: aarde

7 earth

A connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage).

synonym: ground.

Dutch: aarddraad, aarde, aarding, aardleiding, aardverbinding
Polish: uziemienie

verb

1 earth

Hide in the earth like a hunted animal.

Dutch: aarden

2 earth

Connect to the earth.

Dutch: aarden


Moby thesaurus: Earth, Gaea, Ge, Tellus, Terra, abri, acres, air, air-raid shelter, alluvion, alluvium, arable land, ashes, atom, atomic particles, billiard table, biosphere, body, bomb shelter, bombproof ... show more.

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