Synonyms for desert

Synonyms for (noun) desert

Synonyms: desert

Definition: arid land with little or no vegetation

Similar words: biome

Definition: a major biotic community characterized by the dominant forms of plant life and the prevailing climate

Similar words: piece of ground, piece of land, tract, parcel, parcel of land

Definition: an extended area of land

Synonyms for (verb) desert

Synonyms: abandon, forsake, desert, desolate

Definition: leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch

Usage: The mother deserted her children

Similar words: leave

Definition: go and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness

Usage: She left a mess when she moved out; His good luck finally left him; her husband left her after 20 years of marriage; she wept thinking she had been left behind

Synonyms: desert

Definition: leave behind

Usage: the students deserted the campus after the end of exam period

Similar words: leave, go away, go forth

Definition: go away from a place

Usage: At what time does your train leave?; She didn't leave until midnight; The ship leaves at midnight

Synonyms: defect, desert

Definition: desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army

Usage: If soldiers deserted Hitler's army, they were shot

Similar words: take flight, fly, flee

Definition: run away quickly

Usage: He threw down his gun and fled

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