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desert

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of desert

  1. land that is uninhabited or not fit for crops we were lost in the desert for days without food Synonyms barren, desert, desolation, heath, no-man's-land, wasteRelated Words badland; brush, bush; dust bowl; open, open air, outdoors, out-of-doors; nature, wild, wilderness


desert

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of desert


desert

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of desert

  1. 1 to leave (a cause or party) often in order to take up another the volunteer became disillusioned with his candidate and deserted to a political rival Synonyms defect, rat (on)Related Words abandon, abdicate, abjure, apostatize, cut off, disown, forsake, quit, reject, renounce, repudiate, spurn; renege; depart, go, leave, withdrawNear Antonyms adhere (to), cling (to), stick (to or with); cherish, cultivate, foster

  2. 2 to cause to remain behind deserted the kids at the food court for some independent shopping Synonyms abandon, leave, forsake, maroon, quit, strandRelated Words discard, ditch, dump, fling, jettison, junk, scrap, shed, shuck (off), throw away, throw out; deliver, give up, hand over, relinquish, surrender, yield; escape, retreat (from), take off (from), vacate, withdraw (from); abjure, cut off, disown, reject, renounce, repudiate, separate (from); sacrifice; distance; disregard, forget, ignore, neglectNear Antonyms harbor, have, hold, keep, own, possess, reserve, retain, withhold; redeem, rescue, saveAntonyms reclaim



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