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〔 lænd 〕


〔 lænd 〕

Overview of noun land

The noun land has 11 senses

  • land -- (the land on which real estate is located; "he built the house on land leased from the city")

  • land, ground, soil -- (material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use); "the land had never been plowed"; "good agricultural soil")

  • domain, demesne, land -- (territory over which rule or control is exercised; "his domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the land")

  • land, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firma -- (the solid part of the earth's surface; "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")

  • country, state, land -- (the territory occupied by a nation; "he returned to the land of his birth"; "he visited several European countries")

  • kingdom, land, realm -- (a domain in which something is dominant; "the untroubled kingdom of reason"; "a land of make-believe"; "the rise of the realm of cotton in the south")

  • estate, land, landed estate, acres, demesne -- (extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island")

  • nation, land, country -- (the people who live in a nation or country; "a statement that sums up the nation's mood"; "the news was announced to the nation"; "the whole country worshipped him")

  • state, nation, country, land, commonwealth, res publica, body politic -- (a politically organized body of people under a single government; "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")

  • Land, Din Land, Edwin Herbert Land -- (United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one step photographic process (1909-1991))

  • farming, land -- (agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life; "farming is a strenuous life"; "there's no work on the land any more")

Overview of verb land

The verb land has 7 senses

  • land, set down -- (reach or come to rest; "The bird landed on the highest branch"; "The plane landed in Istanbul")

  • land, put down, bring down -- (cause to come to the ground; "the pilot managed to land the airplane safely")

  • bring, land -- (bring into a different state; "this may land you in jail")

  • land -- (bring ashore; "The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island")

  • land -- (deliver (a blow); "He landed several blows on his opponent's head")

  • land, set ashore, shore -- (arrive on shore; "The ship landed in Pearl Harbor")

  • down, shoot down, land -- (shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of our aircraft")