Synonyms and Antonyms of land

  1. 1 a body of people composed of one or more nationalities usually with its own territory and government the whole land rose up in outrage over the tyrant's unconscionable cruelties Synonyms commonwealth, country, nation, sovereignty (also sovranty), stateRelated Words city-state, microstate, ministate, nation-state; domain, dominion, empire, kingdom, realm, republic; duchy, dukedom, emirate, principality, seigniory (or seignory), sultanate; democracy, dictatorship, monarchy, monocracy, oligarchy, sovereign (also sovran), theocracy; client state, colony, condominium, dependency, mandate, province, settlement, soil, trust territory; fatherland, homeland, motherland; great power, power, sea power, superpower, world power; welfare state

  2. 2 a broad geographical area the land to the west was said to have incredibly rich soil and plentiful water Synonyms belt, corridor, region, neck, part(s), tract, zoneRelated Words district, domain, latitude(s), range, realm, terrain, territory; neighborhood, vicinity

  3. 3 the solid part of our planet's surface as distinguished from the sea and air it's always good to be back on dry land after a long boat ride Synonyms dirt, dust, ground, earth, soil, terra firmaRelated Words continent, landmass, zone; island, isthmus, mainland, peninsula



Synonyms and Antonyms of land

  1. 1 to stop at or near a place along the shore the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth after exploring Cape Cod Bay Synonyms anchor, dock Related Words berth, moor, tie up; beach, ground; harbor; arrive, reach, show up, turn up; debark, disembark Phrases make port Near Antonyms embark, launch, sail

  2. 2 to get to a destination we landed at the hotel just before midnight Synonyms appear, arrive, get in, get through, come, show up, turn upRelated Words fetch, hit, make, reach; pull in, touch down; debark, disembark; barge (in), blow in, breeze (in), burst (in or into), waltz (in); check in, clock (in)Near Antonyms check out, clock (out); flee, vamooseAntonyms go, leave

  3. 3 to go ashore from a ship the passengers on the cruise landed at St. George in Bermuda Synonyms debark, disembarkRelated Words beach; anchor, dock, put inNear Antonyms board, get (on); weigh (anchor)Antonyms embark

  4. 4 to come to rest after descending from the air our plane is landing in 15 minutes, so we need to put all of our things away Synonyms alight, light, perch, roost, settle, touch downRelated Words belly-land, crash-landNear Antonyms arise, ascend, climb, rise; float, fly, glide, plane, soar, wing; hang, hoverAntonyms blast off, take off

  5. 5 to receive as return for effort because of his work on the boss's pet project, he landed a promotion as well as a raise Synonyms acquire, attain, bag, bring in, capture, carry, come by, draw, gain, garner, get, knock down, earn, make, obtain, procure, pull down, realize, reap, secure, winRelated Words clear, gross, net; accomplish, achieve, notch (up), score; accumulate, amass, draw, rack up; catch, pick up; annex, occupy, take over; reacquire, reattain, recapture, regain, remakeNear Antonyms accord, give, grant, pay; give up, hand over, part (with), relinquish, surrender, yieldAntonyms forfeit, lose

  6. 6 to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly after struggling for half an hour, the fisherman finally landed a 10-pound bass Synonyms bag, capture, collar, cop [slang], corral, get, glom, grab, grapple, hook, catch, nab, nail, net, nobble [British slang], rap, seize, snag, snap (up), snare, snatch, trapRelated Words glove, halter, lasso, rope; apprehend, arrest, detain; bay, corner; clasp, clutch, fasten (on), fist, grasp, grip, hold, latch (on or onto), secure; rend, wrest; enmesh (also immesh), ensnare, entangle, entrap, mesh; abduct, kidnap, spirit (away or off)Near Antonyms discharge, free, liberate, release; drop, loosen, unhandAntonyms miss

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