Textual thesaurus for "land"

(noun) farming

agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life

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

(noun) nation, 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

(noun) res publica, state, country, commonwealth, body politic, nation

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

(noun) country, state

the territory occupied by a nation

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

(noun) domain, demesne

territory over which rule or control is exercised

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

(noun) ground, solid ground, terra firma, dry land, earth

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

(noun) 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

(noun) Land, Din Land, Edwin Herbert Land

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

(noun) demesne, acres, estate, landed estate

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

the family owned a large estate on Long Island

(noun) kingdom, 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

(verb) bring

bring into a different state

this may land you in jail

(verb) set down

reach or come to rest

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

(verb) bring down, put down

cause to come to the ground

the pilot managed to land the airplane safely

(verb) down, shoot down

shoot at and force to come down

the enemy landed several of our aircraft

(verb) shore, set ashore

arrive on shore

The ship landed in Pearl Harbor