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soil

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of soil

  1. 1 foul matter that mars the purity or cleanliness of something got some sort of soil on my white pants Synonyms crud, dirt, grime, gunk, muck, smut, soilRelated Words scum, sewage, sewerage, slime, sludge, swill; dross, dust [British], garbage, junk, litter, refuse, rubbish, scrap, trash, waste; crock [dialect], soot; dinginess, dirtiness, dustiness, filthiness, foulness, griminess, grubbiness, nastiness, squalidness, uncleanliness, uncleannessNear Antonyms cleanliness, cleanness

  2. 2 solid matter discharged from an animal's alimentary canal the horse lifted its tail and deposited its soil on the grass Synonyms dirt, doo-doo, dung, excrement, excreta, feces, ordure, poop, scat, slops, soil, wasteRelated Words night soil, stool; dunghill, guano, manure, midden, muck; spoor; sewage, sewerage; coprolite


soil

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of soil

  1. 1 the loose surface material in which plants naturally grow bought rich soil to plant flowers in Synonyms clod, earth, 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

  2. 2 the solid part of our planet's surface as distinguished from the sea and air happy to have soil under my feet after that long sea voyage Synonyms dirt, dust, ground, land, soil, terra firmaRelated Words continent, landmass, zone; island, isthmus, mainland, peninsula


soil

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of soil

  1. to make dirty oil and grease soiled the mechanic's shirt Synonyms befoul, begrime, bemire, besmirch, blacken, daub, distain [archaic], foul, gaum [dialect], grime, mire, muck, muddy, smirch, smudge, dirty, stain, sullyRelated Words contaminate, defile, pollute, taint; discolor; confuse, disarrange, disarray, dishevel, disorder, draggle, jumble, mess, muddle; colly [chiefly British dialect], crock [dialect]Near Antonyms decontaminate, purge, purify; disinfect, sanitize; brush, dry-clean, dust, launder, mop, rinse, scour, scrub, sweep, wash, wipe; brighten, deodorize, freshen, renew, spruce (up); straighten (up), tidy (up)Antonyms clean, cleanse



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