Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun earth

7 senses of earth

Sense 1
Earth, earth, world, globe -- (the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on; "the Earth moves around the sun"; "he sailed around the world")
       INSTANCE OF=> terrestrial planet -- (a planet having a compact rocky surface like the Earth's; the four innermost planets in the solar system)

Sense 2
earth, ground -- (the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface; "they dug into the earth outside the church")
       => material, stuff -- (the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread")

Sense 3
land, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firma -- (the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground")
       => object, physical object -- (a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects")

Sense 4
Earth, earth -- (the abode of mortals (as contrasted with Heaven or Hell); "it was hell on earth")
       => location -- (a point or extent in space)

Sense 5
earth -- (once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles))
       => element -- (one of four substances thought in ancient and medieval cosmology to constitute the physical universe; "the alchemists believed that there were four elements")

Sense 6
worldly concern, earthly concern, world, earth -- (the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife; "they consider the church to be independent of the world")
       => concern -- (something that interests you because it is important or affects you; "the safety of the ship is the captain's concern")

Sense 7
ground, earth -- (a connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage))
       => connection, connexion, connector, connecter, connective -- (an instrumentality that connects; "he soldered the connection"; "he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb earth

2 senses of earth

Sense 1
earth -- (hide in the earth like a hunted animal)
       => hide, hide out -- (be or go into hiding; keep out of sight, as for protection and safety; "Probably his horse would be close to where he was hiding"; "She is hiding out in a cabin in Montana")

Sense 2
earth -- (connect to the earth; "earth the circuit")
       => ground -- (connect to a ground; "ground the electrical connections for safety reasons")

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