Definitions for world

Definitions for (noun) world

Main entry: man, mankind, human beings, human race, humanity, humankind, humans, world

Definition: all of the living human inhabitants of the earth

Usage: all the world loves a lover; she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women

Main entry: earth, earthly concern, world, worldly concern

Definition: the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife

Usage: they consider the church to be independent of the world

Main entry: world, reality

Definition: all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you

Usage: his world was shattered; we live in different worlds; for them demons were as much a part of reality as trees were

Main entry: world, domain

Definition: people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest

Usage: the Western world

Main entry: public, populace, world

Definition: people in general considered as a whole

Usage: he is a hero in the eyes of the public

Main entry: earth, Earth, globe, world

Definition: the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on

Usage: the Earth moves around the sun; he sailed around the world

Main entry: universe, macrocosm, existence, world, cosmos, creation

Definition: everything that exists anywhere

Usage: they study the evolution of the universe; the biggest tree in existence

Main entry: world

Definition: a part of the earth that can be considered separately

Usage: the outdoor world; the world of insects

Definitions for (adj) world

Main entry: global, world, world-wide, worldwide, planetary

Definition: involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope

Usage: global war; global monetary policy; neither national nor continental but planetary; a world crisis; of worldwide significance

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