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land

noun

1 land

The land on which real estate is located.

Dutch: grond, land, vaderland
Polish: grunt, nieruchomość gruntowa, ziemia



2 land

Material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use):
— The land had never been plowed.

synonyms: ground, soil.

Dutch: aarde, grond, grondsoort, landen
Polish: grunt, ziemia

3 land

Territory over which rule or control is exercised:
— He made it the law of the land.

synonyms: demesne, domain.

Dutch: domein, machtsgebied

4 land

The solid part of the earth's surface:
— The plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land.

synonyms: dry land, earth, ground, 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

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

5 land

The territory occupied by a nation:
— He returned to the land of his birth.

synonyms: country, state.

6 land

A domain in which something is dominant:
— A land of make-believe.

synonyms: kingdom, realm.

7 land

Extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use:
— The family owned a large estate on Long Island.

synonyms: acres, demesne, estate, landed estate.

Roget 780: property, possession, suum cuique [Lat.], meum et tuum [Lat.].    ownership, proprietorship, lordship; seignority; empire etc. (dominion) 737.    interest, stake, ... show more

Dutch: eigendom, trek, bezit, goed, landgoed, zate
Polish: domena, dominium

8 land

The people who live in a nation or country.

synonyms: country, nation.

9 land

A politically organized body of people under a single government:
— An industrialized land.

synonyms: body politic, commonwealth, country, nation, res publica, state.

Dutch: gemenebest, land, staat
Polish: nawa państwowa

10 Land

United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one step photographic process (1909-1991).

synonyms: Din Land, Edwin Herbert Land.

11 land

Agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life:
— There's no work on the land any more.

synonym: farming.

Dutch: boerenbedrijf
Polish: gospodarowanie, gospodarzenie, gospodarzenie się

verb

1 land

Reach or come to rest:
— The bird landed on the highest branch.
— The plane landed in Istanbul.

synonym: set down.

Roget 292: arrive; get to, come to; come; reach, attain; come up with, come up to; overtake, make, fetch; complete etc. 729; ... show more

Roget 267: sail; put to sea etc. (depart) 293; take ship, get under way; set sail, spread sail, spread canvas; gather way, have way on; make sail, ... show more

Roget 342: land, come to land, set foot on the soil, set foot on dry land; come ashore, go ashore, debark.   

2 land

Cause to come to the ground:
— The pilot managed to land the airplane safely.

synonyms: bring down, put down.

3 land

Bring into a different state:
— This may land you in jail.

synonym: bring.

Dutch: brengen

4 land

Bring ashore.

Dutch: landen

5 land

Deliver (a blow).

6 land

Arrive on shore:
— The ship landed in Pearl Harbor.

synonyms: set ashore, shore.

7 land

Shoot at and force to come down:
— The enemy landed several of our aircraft.

synonyms: down, shoot down.


Moby thesaurus: acquire, acreage, acres, airspace, alight, ally, archduchy, archdukedom, area, arrive, bag, belt, berth, body politic, buffer state, captive nation, capture, catch, chattels real, chieftaincy ... show more.

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