earth

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

earth

noun

Definition of EARTH

1
the celestial body on which we live <environmentalists who are committed to preserving the earth>
Synonyms globe, planet, world
2
the solid part of our planet's surface as distinguished from the sea and air <after nearly drowning, I was glad to feel the earth under my feet>
3
the loose surface material in which plants naturally grow <set the plants deep enough into the earth so that they'll be sure to take root>
Synonyms clod, earth, ground, mold, soil
4
a very large amount of money <it'll cost the earth to repair that porcelain vase, so make sure that it's worth it>
Synonyms big bucks, bomb [British], boodle, bundle, earth, king's ransom, megabucks, mint, packet [chiefly British], pile, wad

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