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land

noun (n)

  • the land on which real estate is located (noun.possession)
    Example:
    He built the house on land leased from the city.
    source: wordnet30
  • material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use) (noun.object)
    Synonym: ground, soil
    Example:
    The land had never been plowed.
    source: wordnet30
  • territory over which rule or control is exercised (noun.location)
    Synonym: demesne, domain
    Example:
    He made it the law of the land.
    source: wordnet30
  • the solid part of the earth's surface (noun.object)
    Example:
    The plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land.
    source: wordnet30
  • the territory occupied by a nation (noun.location)
    Synonym: country, state
    Example:
    He returned to the land of his birth.
    source: wordnet30
  • a domain in which something is dominant (noun.state)
    Synonym: kingdom, realm
    Example:
    A land of make-believe.
    source: wordnet30
  • extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use (noun.possession)
    Example:
    The family owned a large estate on Long Island.
    source: wordnet30
  • the people who live in a nation or country (noun.group)
    Synonym: country, nation
    source: wordnet30
  • a politically organized body of people under a single government (noun.group)
    Example:
    An industrialized land.
    source: wordnet30
  • United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one step photographic process (1909-1991) (noun.person)
    source: wordnet30
  • agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life (noun.act)
    Synonym: farming
    Example:
    There's no work on the land any more.
    source: wordnet30
  • Urine. See Lant. (noun)
    source: webster1913
  • The solid part of the surface of the earth; - - opposed to water as constituting a part of such surface, especially to oceans and seas; as, to sight land after a long voyage. (noun)
    source: webster1913

verb (v)

  • reach or come to rest (verb.motion)
    Synonym: set down
    Example:
    The bird landed on the highest branch.
    The plane landed in Istanbul.
    source: wordnet30
  • cause to come to the ground (verb.motion)
    Synonym: bring down, put down
    Example:
    The pilot managed to land the airplane safely.
    source: wordnet30
  • bring into a different state (verb.change)
    Synonym: bring
    Example:
    This may land you in jail.
    source: wordnet30
  • bring ashore (verb.motion)
    Example:
    The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island.
    source: wordnet30
  • deliver (a blow) (verb.possession)
    Example:
    He landed several blows on his opponent's head.
    source: wordnet30
  • arrive on shore (verb.motion)
    Synonym: set ashore, shore
    Example:
    The ship landed in Pearl Harbor.
    source: wordnet30
  • shoot at and force to come down (verb.motion)
    Synonym: down, shoot down
    Example:
    The enemy landed several of our aircraft.
    source: wordnet30
  • To set or put on shore from a ship or other water craft; to disembark; to debark. (verb)
    source: webster1913
  • To go on shore from a ship or boat; to disembark; to come to the end of a course. (verb)
    source: webster1913

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