Synonyms of 'earth'
the planet that we live on, the third planet from the sun, the only one on which life is known to existThe space shuttle returned safely to earth today.
the part of the surface of this planet that is not waterThe earth shook under our feet.
the soil in which plants growThe road winds through parched earth, scrub and cactus.
regions with sandy soils
the marshy ground of the river delta
Your trousers will get dirty if you sit down in the dust.
If the soil is very dry or in poor condition, dig in some leaf-mould or compost before planting.
They all sit on the dirt in the shade of a tree.
turf, , , , ,
Lift the turfs carefully – they can be reused elsewhere.
See Layers of the earth's crust
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To see the earth as we now see it, small and beautiful in that eternal silence where it floats, is to see ourselves as riders on the earth together, brothers on that bright loveliness in the unending night – Riders on Earth]
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in the sense of dirt
loose earthThey all sit on the dirt in the shade of a tree.
in the sense of dust
small dry particles of earth, sand, or dirtYour trousers will get dirty if you sit down in the dust.
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