Synonyms and Antonyms of earth

  1. 1 the celestial body on which we live environmentalists who are committed to preserving the earth Synonyms globe, planet, world Related Words cosmos, creation, nature, universe; ball, orb, sphere; macrocosm, microcosm, microcosmos

  2. 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 Synonyms dirt, dust, ground, land, soil, terra firma Related Words continent, landmass, zone; island, isthmus, mainland, peninsula

  3. 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, dirt, 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

  4. 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, fortune, king's ransom, megabucks, mint, packet [chiefly British], pile, wadRelated Words heap, pot; bonanza, mine, treasure trove; assets, capital, means, property, riches, wealth, wherewithal; bread [slang], cash, chips, currency, dough, gold, jack [slang], legal tender, lucre, pelf, tender, wampumNear Antonyms petty cash, pin money, pocket money, spending moneyAntonyms mite, peanuts, pittance song

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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