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soil

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of soil

  1. 1 foul matter that mars the purity or cleanliness of something <got some sort of soil on my white pants> Synonyms crud, dirt, grime, gunk, muck, smut, soilRelated Words scum, sewage, sewerage, slime, sludge, swill; dross, dust [British], garbage, junk, litter, refuse, rubbish, scrap, trash, waste; crock [dialect], soot; dinginess, dirtiness, dustiness, filthiness, foulness, griminess, grubbiness, nastiness, squalidness, uncleanliness, uncleannessNear Antonyms cleanliness, cleanness

  2. 2 solid matter discharged from an animal's alimentary canal <the horse lifted its tail and deposited its soil on the grass> Synonyms dirt, doo-doo, dung, excrement, excreta, feces, ordure, poop, scat, slops, soil, wasteRelated Words night soil, stool; dunghill, guano, manure, midden, muck; spoor; sewage, sewerage; coprolite




soil

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of soil

  1. 1 the loose surface material in which plants naturally grow <bought rich soil to plant flowers in> Synonyms clod, earth, ground, mold, soilRelated Words blackland, clay, gault [chiefly British], gley, guck (or gook), gumbo, kaolin, muck, mud; dust, gravel, sand; humus, loam, topsoil; alluvium, colluvium, detritus, loess, marl, sediment, shingle, silt; duff, mull; subsoil, substratum

  2. 2 the solid part of our planet's surface as distinguished from the sea and air <happy to have soil under my feet after that long sea voyage> Synonyms dirt, dust, ground, land, soil, terra firmaRelated Words continent, landmass, zone; island, isthmus, mainland, peninsula




soil

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of soil

  1. to make dirty <oil and grease soiled the mechanic's shirt> Synonyms befoul, begrime, bemire, besmirch, blacken, daub, distain [archaic], foul, gaum [dialect], grime, mire, muck, muddy, smirch, smudge, dirty, stain, sullyRelated Words contaminate, defile, pollute, taint; discolor; confuse, disarrange, disarray, dishevel, disorder, draggle, jumble, mess, muddle; colly [chiefly British dialect], crock [dialect]Near Antonyms decontaminate, purge, purify; disinfect, sanitize; brush, dry-clean, dust, launder, mop, rinse, scour, scrub, sweep, wash, wipe; brighten, deodorize, freshen, renew, spruce (up); straighten (up), tidy (up)Antonyms clean, cleanse




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