Synonyms of earth


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)


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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Definition and meaning of earth (Dictionary)