Pronunciation of Earth
/ˈɜːθ/, /ˈɜːθ/, /ˈɜː_θ/
Synonyms for earth:
potting compost, clay, habitat, clod, wormcast, bedding, molehill, topsoil, quicksand, sand, silt, grit, sludge, potting soil, tunnel, subsoil, outcrop, hemisphere, peat, sett, homo sapiens, alluvium.
warren, den, rabbit warren, lair, mud, flesh.
Other synonyms and related words:
worldly concern, commonwealth, priming, solid ground, tunnel, homo sapiens, clay, topsoil, mold, landed estate, clod, warren, Res Publica, nation, basis, country, flesh, human beings, din land, lair, existence, farming, Boodle, sand, grit, body politic, kingdom, background, undercoat, earthly concern, ball, humans, public, orb, burrow, hemisphere, dirt, wad, nest, reason, dry land, megabucks, primer, humanity, alluvium, lodge, sod, bedding, molehill, primer coat, subsoil, bundle, estate, priming coat, habitat, bomb, territory, demesne, man, outcrop, mankind, set, mud, state, silt, realm, den, turf, footing, packet, human race, domain, dust, macrocosm, reality, flat coat, populace, humankind, loam, quicksand, acres.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
homo sapiens, flesh.
ground, soil (noun)
the world (noun)
Usage examples for earth:
- One I should like to ask you about, what on earth you could mean by it; but perhaps you meant nothing, after all. - "Foul Play", Charles Reade Dion Boucicault.
- In your heart you know quite well that nothing on earth can save us now. - "Afterwards", Kathlyn Rhodes.
- She perhaps thought that it was the last time I should be with her alone on earth. - "Twice Lost", W.H.G. Kingston.