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Synonyms for earth

Noun

1. Earth, earth, world, globe
usage: the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on; "the Earth moves around the sun"; "he sailed around the world"
2. earth, ground, material, stuff
usage: the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface; "they dug into the earth outside the church"
3. land, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firma, object, physical object
usage: the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"
4. Earth, earth, location
usage: the abode of mortals (as contrasted with Heaven or Hell); "it was hell on earth"
5. earth, element
usage: once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
6. worldly concern, earthly concern, world, earth, concern
usage: the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife; "they consider the church to be independent of the world"
7. ground, earth, connection, connexion, connector, connecter, connective
usage: a connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage)

Verb

1. earth, hide, hide out
usage: hide in the earth like a hunted animal
2. earth, ground
usage: connect to the earth; "earth the circuit"
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