Popular Wordlists

land

land

land - Dictionary definition and meaning for word land

Definition
(noun) the land on which real estate is located
Example Sentence
  • he built the house on land leased from the city

Definition
(noun) material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
Synonyms : ground , soil
Example Sentence
  • the land had never been plowed
  • good agricultural soil

Definition
(noun) territory over which rule or control is exercised
Synonyms : demesne , domain
Example Sentence
  • his domain extended into Europe
  • he made it the law of the land

Definition
(noun) the solid part of the earth's surface
Example Sentence
  • 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

Definition
(noun) the territory occupied by a nation
Synonyms : country , state
Example Sentence
  • he returned to the land of his birth
  • he visited several European countries

Definition
(noun) a domain in which something is dominant
Synonyms : kingdom , realm
Example Sentence
  • the untroubled kingdom of reason
  • a land of make-believe
  • the rise of the realm of cotton in the south

Definition
(noun) extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
Synonyms : acres , demesne , estate , landed estate
Example Sentence
  • the family owned a large estate on Long Island

Definition
(noun) the people who live in a nation or country
Synonyms : country , nation
Example Sentence
  • a statement that sums up the nation's mood
  • the news was announced to the nation
  • the whole country worshipped him

Definition
(noun) a politically organized body of people under a single government
Example Sentence
  • the state has elected a new president
  • African nations
  • students who had come to the nation's capitol
  • the country's largest manufacturer
  • an industrialized land

Definition
(noun) United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one step photographic process (1909-1991)
Definition
(noun) agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life
Synonyms : farming
Example Sentence
  • farming is a strenuous life
  • there's no work on the land any more

Definition
(verb) reach or come to rest
Synonyms : set down
Example Sentence
  • The bird landed on the highest branch
  • The plane landed in Istanbul

Definition
(verb) cause to come to the ground
Synonyms : bring down , put down
Example Sentence
  • the pilot managed to land the airplane safely

Definition
(verb) bring into a different state
Synonyms : bring
Example Sentence
  • this may land you in jail

Definition
(verb) bring ashore
Example Sentence
  • The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island

Definition
(verb) deliver (a blow)
Example Sentence
  • He landed several blows on his opponent's head

Definition
(verb) arrive on shore
Synonyms : set ashore , shore
Example Sentence
  • The ship landed in Pearl Harbor

Definition
(verb) shoot at and force to come down
Synonyms : down , shoot down
Example Sentence
  • the enemy landed several of our aircraft

Hiring Content Writers!

We are looking for rockstar content writers with keen interest in digital marketing & technology. For more details call at 9717273939.

Love us on FB !