Synonyms for land

Synonyms for (noun) land

Synonyms: farming, land

Definition: agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life

Usage: farming is a strenuous life; there's no work on the land any more

Similar words: business, job, line, line of work, occupation

Definition: the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

Usage: he's not in my line of business


Synonyms: land, nation, country

Definition: the people who live in a nation or country

Usage: a statement that sums up the nation's mood; the news was announced to the nation; the whole country worshipped him

Similar words: people

Definition: (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

Usage: old people; there were at least 200 people in the audience


Synonyms: res publica, state, country, commonwealth, body politic, nation, land

Definition: a politically organized body of people under a single government

Usage: 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

Similar words: political entity, political unit

Definition: a unit with political responsibilities


Synonyms: country, state, land

Definition: the territory occupied by a nation

Usage: he returned to the land of his birth; he visited several European countries

Similar words: territorial division, administrative district, administrative division

Definition: a district defined for administrative purposes


Synonyms: domain, demesne, land

Definition: territory over which rule or control is exercised

Usage: his domain extended into Europe; he made it the law of the land

Similar words: region

Definition: a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth

Usage: penguins inhabit the polar regions


Synonyms: land, ground, solid ground, terra firma, dry land, earth

Definition: the solid part of the earth's surface

Usage: 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

Similar words: physical object, object

Definition: a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow

Usage: it was full of rackets, balls and other objects


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: physical object, object

Definition: a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow

Usage: it was full of rackets, balls and other objects


Synonyms: Land, Din Land, Edwin Herbert Land

Definition: United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one step photographic process (1909-1991)

Similar words: industrialist

Definition: someone who manages or has significant financial interest in an industrial enterprise


Similar words: inventor, discoverer, artificer

Definition: someone who is the first to think of or make something


Synonyms: demesne, acres, estate, land, landed estate

Definition: extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use

Usage: the family owned a large estate on Long Island

Similar words: immovable, real estate, real property, realty

Definition: property consisting of houses and land


Synonyms: land

Definition: the land on which real estate is located

Usage: he built the house on land leased from the city

Similar words: immovable, real estate, real property, realty

Definition: property consisting of houses and land


Synonyms: land, kingdom, realm

Definition: a domain in which something is dominant

Usage: the untroubled kingdom of reason; a land of make-believe; the rise of the realm of cotton in the south

Similar words: orbit, field, area, arena, sphere, domain

Definition: a particular environment or walk of life

Usage: his social sphere is limited; it was a closed area of employment; he's out of my orbit

Synonyms for (verb) land

Synonyms: land, bring

Definition: bring into a different state

Usage: this may land you in jail

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: set down, land

Definition: reach or come to rest

Usage: The bird landed on the highest branch; The plane landed in Istanbul

Similar words: come, arrive, get

Definition: reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress

Usage: She arrived home at 7 o'clock; She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight


Synonyms: bring down, land, put down

Definition: cause to come to the ground

Usage: the pilot managed to land the airplane safely

Similar words: come, arrive, get

Definition: reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress

Usage: She arrived home at 7 o'clock; She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight


Synonyms: shore, set ashore, land

Definition: arrive on shore

Usage: The ship landed in Pearl Harbor

Similar words: come, arrive, get

Definition: reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress

Usage: She arrived home at 7 o'clock; She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight


Synonyms: land

Definition: bring ashore

Usage: The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island

Similar words: bring, convey, take

Definition: take something or somebody with oneself somewhere

Usage: Bring me the box from the other room; Take these letters to the boss; This brings me to the main point


Synonyms: land

Definition: deliver (a blow)

Usage: He landed several blows on his opponent's head

Similar words: deliver, drive home

Definition: carry out or perform

Usage: deliver an attack, deliver a blow; The boxer drove home a solid left