HyperDic: land

English > 18 senses of the word land / Land:
NOUNpossessionlandthe land on which real estate is located
objectland, ground, soilmaterial in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
locationland, domain, demesneterritory over which rule or control is exercised
objectland, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firmathe solid part of the earth's surface
locationland, country, statethe territory occupied by a nation
stateland, kingdom, realma domain in which something is dominant
possessionland, estate, landed estate, acres, demesneextensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
groupland, nation, countrythe people who live in a nation or country
groupland, state, nation, country, commonwealth, res publica, body politica politically organized body of people under a single government
person Land, Din Land, Edwin Herbert LandUnited States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one step photographic process (1909-1991)
actland, farmingagriculture considered as an occupation or way of life
VERBmotionland, set downreach or come to rest
motionland, put down, bring downcause to come to the ground
changeland, bringbring into a different state
motionlandbring ashore
possessionlanddeliver (a blow)
motionland, set ashore, shorearrive on shore
motionland, down, shoot downshoot at and force to come down
land / Land > pronunciation
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English > land: 18 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningThe land on which real estate is located.
Example"he built the house on land leased from the city"
NarrowerfarmsteadThe buildings and adjacent grounds of a farm
homesteadThe home and adjacent grounds occupied by a family
no man's landLand that is unowned and uninhabited (and usually undesirable)
Broaderreal property, real estate, realty, immovableProperty consisting of houses and land
Spanishfinca, terreno
Catalanfinca, terra, terreny
English > land: 18 senses > noun 2, object
Meaningmaterial in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use).
Example"the land had never been plowed"
Synonymsground, soil
NarrowerbadlandsDeeply eroded barren land
bottomland, bottomlow-lying alluvial land near a river
coastlandLand in a coastal area
cultivated land, farmland, plowland, ploughland, tilled land, tillage, tiltharable land that is worked by plowing and sowing and raising crops
overburdenThe surface soil that must be moved away to get at coal seams and mineral deposits
permafrostground that is permanently frozen
polderlow-lying land that has been reclaimed and is protected by dikes (especially in the Netherlands)
rangelandLand suitable for grazing livestock
scablands(geology) flat elevated land with poor soil and little vegetation that is scarred by dry channels of glacial origin (especially in eastern Washington)
turf, sod, sward, greenswardsurface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots
wetlandA low area where the land is saturated with water
Broaderobject, physical objectA tangible and visible entity
Spanishsuelo, tierra
Catalansòl, terra, terreny
English > land: 18 senses > noun 3, location
Meaningterritory over which rule or control is exercised.
Example "he made it the law of the land"
Synonymsdomain, demesne
Part ofcountry, state, landThe territory occupied by a nation
NarrowerarchduchyThe domain controlled by an archduke or archduchess
baronyThe domain of a baron / baron
duchy, dukedomThe domain controlled by a duke or duchess
earldomThe domain controlled by an earl or count or countess
emirateThe domain controlled by an emir
empire, imperiumThe domain ruled by an emperor or empress
fiefdomThe domain controlled by a feudal lord
grand duchyThe domain controlled by a grand duke or grand duchess
khanateThe realm of a khan
kingdom, realmThe domain ruled by a king or queen
principality, princedomterritory ruled by a prince
sheikdom, sheikhdomThe domain ruled by a sheik
suzeraintyThe domain of a suzerain
viscountyThe domain controlled by a viscount / viscount or viscountess / viscountess
BroaderregionA large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth
Spanishdominio, territorio
Catalandomini, territori
English > land: 18 senses > noun 4, object
MeaningThe solid part of the earth's surface.
Example"the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"
Synonymsdry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firma
InstancesAmericaNorth America and South America and Central America
Part ofEarth, earth, world, globeThe 3rd planet from the sun
NarrowerarchipelagoA group of many islands in a large body of water
beachfrontA strip of land running along a beach
cape, nessA strip of land projecting into a body of water
coastal plainA plain adjacent to a coast
floorThe ground on which people and animals move about
forelandLand forming the forward margin of something
forest, woodland, timberland, timberLand that is covered with trees and shrubs
islandA land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
isthmusA relatively narrow strip of land (with water on both sides) connecting two larger / larger land areas
landmass, land massA large continuous extent of land
mainlandThe main land mass of a country or continent
neckA narrow elongated projecting strip of land
oxbowThe land inside an oxbow bend in a river
peninsulaA large mass of land projecting into a body of water
plain, field, champaignextensive tract of level open land
slashAn open tract of land in a forest / forest that is strewn with debris from logging (or fire or wind)
wonderlandA place or scene of great or strange beauty or wonder
Broaderobject, physical objectA tangible and visible entity
Spanishsuelo, terreno, tierra firme, tierra
Catalansòl, terra ferma, terra
Verbslandreach or come to rest
landcause to come to the ground
landarrive on shore
landbring ashore
landshoot at and force to come down
English > land: 18 senses > noun 5, location
MeaningThe territory occupied by a nation.
Example"he returned to the land of his birth"
Synonymscountry, state
InstancesAntigua and BarbudaA country in the northern Leeward Islands
Australia, Commonwealth of AustraliaA nation occupying the whole / whole of the Australian continent
Bahamas, Commonwealth of the Bahamas, Bahama Islandsisland country in the Atlantic to the east of Florida and Cuba
BarbadosA parliamentary democracy on the island of Barbados
Burkina Faso, Upper VoltaA desperately poor landlocked country in western Africa
Cape Verde, Republic of Cape VerdeAn island country in the Atlantic off the coast of Senegal
Comoros, Federal Islamic Republic of the ComorosA country on the Comoro Islands
Cuba, Republic of CubaA communist state in the Caribbean on the island of Cuba
Cyprus, Republic of CyprusA country on the island of Cyprus
Dominica, Commonwealth of DominicaA country on the island of Dominica
Dominican RepublicA republic in the West Indies
East TimorA former Portuguese colony that was annexed by Indonesia in 1976
EtruriaAn ancient country in central Italy
Fiji, Republic of FijiAn independent state within the British Commonwealth located on the Fiji Islands
GrenadaAn island state in the West Indies in the southeastern Caribbean Sea
Haiti, Republic of HaitiA republic in the West Indies on the western part of the island of Hispaniola
Indonesia, Republic of Indonesia, Dutch East IndiesA republic in southeastern Asia on an archipelago including more than 13,000 islands
Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, SionJewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean
JamaicaA country on the island of Jamaica
Kiribati, Republic of KiribatiAn island republic in the west central Pacific just to the south of the equator
Maldives, Republic of MaldivesA republic on the Maldive Islands
Malta, Republic of MaltaA republic on the island of Malta in the Mediterranean
Marshall Islands, Republic of the Marshall IslandsA republic (under United States protection) on the Marshall Islands
Mauritius, Republic of MauritiusA parliamentary state on the island of Mauritius
Micronesia, Federated States of Micronesia, TTA country scattered over Micronesia with a constitutional government in free association with the United States
Nauru, Republic of NauruAn island republic on Nauru Island
New ZealandAn independent country within the British Commonwealth
Palau, Republic of Palau, TTA republic in the western central Pacific Ocean in association with the United States
Papua New Guinea, Independent State of Papua New GuineaA parliamentary democracy on the eastern half of the island of New Guinea
Philippines, Republic of the PhilippinesA republic on the Philippine Islands
RusThe medieval Russian state established by Scandinavian traders in the 9th century
Russia, Russian FederationA federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia
Saint Kitts and Nevis, Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Christopher-Nevis, St. Christopher-Nevis, St. Kitts and NevisA country on several of the Leeward Islands
Saint Lucia, St. LuciaA country on the island of Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Vincent and the GrenadinesAn island country in the central Windward Islands
Samoa, Independent State of Samoa, Western Samoa, Samoa i SisifoA constitutional monarchy on the western part of the islands of Samoa in the South Pacific
Sao Tome and Principe, Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe, Sao Tome e Principe, Sao Thome e Principe, St. Thomas and Principeisland nation in the South Atlantic off the west coast of Africa
Seychelles, Republic of SeychellesA republic on the Seychelles islands
Solomon IslandsThe southern Solomon Islands that since 1978 form an independent state in the British Commonwealth
Soviet Union, Russia, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSRA former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia
Sri Lanka, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, CeylonA republic on the island of Ceylon
Tonga, Kingdom of Tonga, Friendly IslandsA monarchy on a Polynesian archipelago in the South Pacific
Trinidad and Tobago, Republic of Trinidad and TobagoAn island republic in the West Indies off the northeastern coast of Venezuela
Turkey, Republic of TurkeyA Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans
Turkmenistan, Turkomen, Turkmen, TurkmeniaA republic in Asia to the east of the Caspian Sea and to the south of Kazakhstan and to the north of Iran
TuvaluA small island republic on the Tuvalu islands
Ukraine, UkrayinaA republic in southeastern Europe
Vanuatu, Republic of Vanuatu, New HebridesA volcanic island republic in Melanesia
MembersdepartmentThe territorial and administrative division of some countries (such as France)
state, provinceThe territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
Partsdomain, demesne, landterritory over which rule or control is exercised
midlandThe interior part of a country
NarrowerAfrican country, African nationAny one of the countries occupying the African continent
Asian country, Asian nationAny one of the nations occupying the Asian continent
European country, European nationAny one of the countries occupying the European continent
North American country, North American nationAny country on the North American continent
South American country, South American nationAny one of the countries occupying the South American continent
banana republicA small country (especially in Central America) that is politically unstable / unstable and whose economy is dominated by foreign companies and depends on one export (such as bananas)
buffer state, buffer countryA small neutral state between two rival powers
fatherland, homeland, motherland, mother country, country of origin, native landThe country where you were born
kingdomA country with a king as head of state
sultanatecountry or territory ruled by a sultan
tax havenA country or independent region where taxes are low
Broaderadministrative district, administrative division, territorial divisionA district defined for administrative purposes
Spanishestado, nación, país, tierra
Catalanestat, nació, país, terra
English > land: 18 senses > noun 6, state
MeaningA domain in which something is dominant.
Example "a land of make-believe"
Synonymskingdom, realm
Narrowerlotusland, lotus landAn idyllic realm of contentment and self-indulgence
Broadersphere, domain, area, orbit, field, arenaA particular environment or walk of life
English > land: 18 senses > noun 7, possession
Meaningextensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use.
Example"the family owned a large estate on Long Island"
Synonymsestate, landed estate, acres, demesne
NarrowerCrown landLand that belongs to the Crown
baronyThe estate of a baron / baron
countryseatAn estate in the country
entailLand received by fee tail
fief, feoffA piece of land held under the feudal system
freeholdAn estate held in fee simple or for life
glebePlot of land belonging to an English parish church or an ecclesiastical office
haciendaA large estate in Spanish-speaking countries
homesteadLand acquired from the United States public lands by filing a record and living on and cultivating it under the homestead law
leaseholdLand or property held under a lease
manorThe landed estate of a lord (including the house on it)
plantationAn estate where cash crops are grown on a large scale (especially in tropical areas)
seigneury, seigniory, signoryThe estate of a seigneur
smallholdingA piece of land under 50 acres that is sold or let to someone for cultivation
Broaderreal property, real estate, realty, immovableProperty consisting of houses and land
Spanishdominio, finca, hacienda, terreno, tierra
Catalanacres, béns, finca, hisenda, terra, terreny
English > land: 18 senses > noun 8, group
MeaningThe people who live in a nation or country.
Synonymsnation, country
Membersnational, subjectA person who owes allegiance to that nation
NarrowerBritish, British people, BritsThe people of Great Britain
Dutch, Dutch peopleThe people of the Netherlands
English, English peopleThe people of England
French, French peopleThe people of France
Irish, Irish peoplePeople of Ireland or of Irish extraction
Spanish, Spanish peopleThe people of Spain
Swiss, Swiss peopleThe natives or inhabitants of Switzerland
Broaderpeople(plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
Spanishnación, país, pueblo
Catalannació, país, poble, terra
English > land: 18 senses > noun 9, group
MeaningA politically organized body of people under a single government.
Example "an industrialized land"
Synonymsstate, nation, country, commonwealth, res publica, body politic
InstancesEelam, Tamil EelamThe independent state that the Tamil Tigers have fought for
Partsestate of the realm, estate, the three estatesA major social class or order of persons regarded collectively as part of the body politic of the country (especially in the United Kingdom) and formerly possessing distinct political rights
NarrowerDominionOne of the self-governing nations in the British Commonwealth
ReichThe German state
allyA friendly nation
city state, city-stateA state consisting of a sovereign city
commonwealth countryAny of the countries in the British Commonwealth
developing countryA country that is poor and whose citizens are mostly agricultural workers but that wants to become more advanced socially and economically
foreign countryAny state of which one is not a citizen
rogue state, renegade state, rogue nationA state that does not respect other states in its international actions
sea powerA nation that possesses formidable naval strength
suzerainA state exercising a degree of dominion over a dependent state especially in its foreign / foreign affairs
world power, major power, great power, power, superpowerA state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world
Broaderpolitical unit, political entityA unit with political responsibilities
Spanishestado, nación, país, república, res publica
Catalanestat, nació, país, república, res publica, terra
English > Land: 18 senses > noun 10, person
MeaningUnited States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one step photographic process (1909-1991).
SynonymsDin Land, Edwin Herbert Land
Instance ofindustrialistsomeone who manages or has significant financial interest in an industrial enterprise
inventor, discoverer, artificersomeone who is the first to think of or make something
SpanishEdwin Herbert Land
English > land: 18 senses > noun 11, act
MeaningAgriculture considered as an occupation or way of life.
Example "there's no work on the land any more"
Synonymfarming
Broaderoccupation, business, job, line of work, lineThe principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
Spanishagricultura
Catalanagricultura
English > land: 18 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningreach or come to rest.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe airplane is sure to land
Examples
  • "The bird landed on the highest branch"
  • "The plane landed in Istanbul"
Synonymset down
Caused byland, put down, bring downCause to come to the ground
Narroweralight, light, perchTo come to rest, settle
beachLand on a beach
belly-landLand on the underside without the landing gear
crash landmake an emergency landing
disembark, debark, set downGo ashore
force-landmake a forced landing
portLand at or reach a port
touch downCome or bring (a plane) to a landing
undershootfall short of (the runway) in a landing
Broaderarrive, get, comereach a destination
Spanishaterrizar, posarse
Catalanaterrar
Nounslandthe solid part of the earth's surface
landera space vehicle that is designed to land on the moon or another planet
landingthe act of coming down to the earth (or other surface / surface)
English > land: 18 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningCause to come to the ground.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"the pilot managed to land the airplane safely"
Synonymsput down, bring down
Categoryair travel, aviation, airtravel via aircraft
Cause toland, set downreach or come to rest
Broaderarrive, get, comereach a destination
Spanishaterrizar
Catalanaterrar
Nounslandthe solid part of the earth's surface
landingthe act of coming down to the earth (or other surface / surface)
English > land: 18 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningBring into a different state.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"this may land you in jail"
Synonymbring
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishllevar
Catalanportar
English > land: 18 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningBring ashore.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island"
Narrowerground, strand, run agroundBring to the ground
strandDrive (a vessel) ashore
Broaderbring, convey, takeTake something or somebody with oneself somewhere
Spanishdesembarcar
Nounslandthe solid part of the earth's surface
landingthe act of coming to land after a voyage / voyage
English > land: 18 senses > verb 5, possession
Meaningdeliver (a blow).
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example"He landed several blows on his opponent's head"
Broaderdeliver, drive homecarry out or perform
Spanishpropinar
English > land: 18 senses > verb 6, motion
Meaningarrive on shore.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The ship landed in Pearl Harbor"
Synonymsset ashore, shore
Broaderarrive, get, comereach a destination
Spanishapuntalar, desemarcar, desembarcar, tocar tierra
Nounslandthe solid part of the earth's surface
landingthe act of coming to land after a voyage / voyage
English > land: 18 senses > verb 7, motion
MeaningShoot at and force to come down.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"the enemy landed several of our aircraft"
Synonymsdown, shoot down
Spanishderribar
Nounslandthe solid part of the earth's surface

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