Definitions for soil

Definitions for (noun) soil

Main entry: territory, soil

Definition: the geographical area under the jurisdiction of a sovereign state

Usage: American troops were stationed on Japanese soil

Main entry: ground, land, soil

Definition: material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)

Usage: the land had never been plowed; good agricultural soil

Main entry: dirt, soil, stain, filth, grease, grime, grunge

Definition: the state of being covered with unclean things

Main entry: soil, dirt

Definition: the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock

Definitions for (verb) soil

Main entry: soil, grime, begrime, bemire, colly, dirty

Definition: make soiled, filthy, or dirty

Usage: don't soil your clothes when you play outside!

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