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land

noun

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 of land commonwealth, country, nation, sovereignty (also sovranty), stateWords Related to land 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 of land belt, corridor, region, neck, part(s), tract, zoneWords Related to land 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 of land dirt, dust, ground, earth, soil, terra firmaWords Related to land continent, landmass, zone; island, isthmus, mainland, peninsula


land

verb

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 of land anchor, dock Words Related to land berth, moor, tie up; beach, ground; harbor; arrive, reach, show up, turn up; debark, disembark Phrases make port Near Antonyms of land embark, launch, sail

  2. 2 to get to a destination we landed at the hotel just before midnight Synonyms of land appear, arrive, get in, get through, come, show up, turn upWords Related to land 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 of land check out, clock (out); flee, vamooseAntonyms of land go, leave

  3. 3 to go ashore from a ship the passengers on the cruise landed at St. George in Bermuda Synonyms of land debark, disembarkWords Related to land beach; anchor, dock, put inNear Antonyms of land board, get (on); weigh (anchor)Antonyms of land 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 of land alight, light, perch, roost, settle, touch downWords Related to land belly-land, crash-landNear Antonyms of land arise, ascend, climb, rise; float, fly, glide, plane, soar, wing; hang, hoverAntonyms of land 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 of land acquire, attain, bag, bring in, capture, carry, come by, draw, gain, garner, get, knock down, earn, make, obtain, procure, pull down, realize, reap, secure, winWords Related to land 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 of land accord, give, grant, pay; give up, hand over, part (with), relinquish, surrender, yieldAntonyms of land 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 of land 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, trapWords Related to land 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 of land discharge, free, liberate, release; drop, loosen, unhandAntonyms of land miss



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