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soil

 
Noun soil has 4 senses
  1. dirt, filth, grime, soil, stain, grease, grunge - the state of being covered with unclean things
    --1 is a kind of dirtiness, uncleanness
    Derived form: verb soil1
  2. soil, dirt - the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
    --2 is a kind of earth, ground
    --2 has particulars:
     marl; regosol; residual soil, residual clay; topsoil, surface soil; subsoil, undersoil; alluvial soil; bog soil; clay; clunch; desert soil, desertic soil; caliche, hardpan; fuller's earth; gilgai soil; gumbo, gumbo soil; humus; indurated clay; Indian red; laterite; loam; loess; mold, mould; mud, clay; bole; podzol, podzol soil, podsol, podsol soil, podsolic soil; prairie soil; sand; sedimentary clay; silt; till, boulder clay; tundra soil; wiesenboden
  3. land, ground, soil - material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use); "the land had never been plowed"; "good agricultural soil"
    --3 is a kind of object, physical object
    --3 has particulars:
     badlands; bottomland, bottom; coastland; cultivated land, farmland, plowland, ploughland, tilled land, tillage, tilth; overburden; permafrost; rangeland; turf, sod, sward, greensward; wetland
  4. territory, soil - the geographical area under the jurisdiction of a sovereign state; "American troops were stationed on Japanese soil"
    --4 is a kind of geographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic region
Verb soil has 1 sense
  1. dirty, soil, begrime, grime, colly, bemire - make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!"
    --1 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Derived forms: noun soil1, noun soilure1, noun soiling1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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