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Adjective desert has 1 sense
- desert, godforsaken, waste, wild - located in a dismal or remote area; desolate; "a desert island"; "a godforsaken wilderness crossroads"; "a wild stretch of land"; "waste places"
Antonym: hospitable (indirect, via inhospitable)
Noun desert has 1 sense
- desert - an arid region with little or no vegetation
--1 is a kind of geographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic region; biome
--1 has particulars:
Verb desert has 2 senses
- abandon, forsake, desolate, desert - leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; "The mother deserted her children"
--1 is one way to leave
Sam cannot desert Sue
- defect, desert - desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army; "If soldiers deserted Hitler's army, they were shot"
--2 is one way to flee, fly, take flight
Somebody ----s PP