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earth

 
Noun earth has 7 senses
  1. Earth, world, globe - the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet on which we live; "the Earth moves around the sun"; "he sailed around the world"
    --1 is a kind of terrestrial planet
    --1 is a member of solar system
    --1 has parts:
     atmosphere, air; hemisphere; Van Allen belt; hydrosphere; land, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firma; lithosphere, geosphere; sky
  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"
    --2 is a kind of material, stuff
    --2 has particulars:
     moraine; diatomaceous earth, diatomite, kieselguhr; saprolite; soil, dirt
    Derived forms: verb earth2, verb earth1
  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"
    --3 is a kind of object, physical object
    --3 is a part of Earth, world, globe
    --3 has particulars:
     America, the Americas; archipelago; beachfront; cape, ness; coastal plain; floor; foreland; forest, woodland, timberland, timber; hills; island; isthmus; landmass; mainland; neck; oxbow; peninsula; plain, field, champaign; slash; wonderland
    Derived form: verb earth2
  4. Earth - the abode of mortals (as contrasted with heaven or hell); "it was hell on earth"
    --4 is a kind of
    location
  5. earth - once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
    --5 is a kind of
    element
  6. worldly concern, earthly concern, world, earth - the concerns of the world as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife; "they consider the church to be independent of the world"
    --6 is a kind of concern
  7. ground, earth - a connection between an electrical device and the earth (which is a zero voltage)
    --7 is a kind of connection, connexion, connector, connecter, connective
Verb earth has 2 senses
  1. earth - hide in the earth like a hunted animal
    --1 is one way to
    hide, hide out
    Derived form: noun earth2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  2. earth - connect to the earth; "earth the circuit"
    --2 is one way to
    ground
    Derived forms: noun earth2, noun earth3, noun earthing1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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