Synonyms for soil

Synonyms for (noun) soil

Synonyms: territory, soil

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

Usage: American troops were stationed on Japanese soil

Similar words: geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region

Definition: a demarcated area of the Earth


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

Definition: the state of being covered with unclean things

Similar words: uncleanness, dirtiness

Definition: the state of being unsanitary


Synonyms: soil, dirt

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

Similar words: ground, earth

Definition: the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface

Usage: they dug into the earth outside the church

Synonyms for (verb) soil

Synonyms: soil, grime, begrime, bemire, colly, dirty

Definition: make soiled, filthy, or dirty

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

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