Synonyms and Antonyms of earth
1 the celestial body on which we live environmentalists who are committed to preserving the earth Synonyms of earth globe, planet, world Words Related to earth cosmos, creation, nature, universe; ball, orb, sphere; macrocosm, microcosm, microcosmos
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 of earth dirt, dust, ground, land, soil, terra firma Words Related to earth continent, landmass, zone; island, isthmus, mainland, peninsula
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 of earth clod, dirt, ground, mold, soilWords Related to earth 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 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 of earth big bucks, bomb [British], boodle, bundle, fortune, king's ransom, megabucks, mint, packet [chiefly British], pile, wadWords Related to earth 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 of earth petty cash, pin money, pocket money, spending moneyAntonyms of earth mite, peanuts, pittance song
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