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Entry Word: earth
Function: noun
Text: 1 the celestial body on which we live <environmentalists who are committed to preserving the earth>
Synonyms globe, planet, world
Related Words cosmos, creation, universe; orb, sphere; macrocosm, microcosm
2 the solid part of our planet's surface as distinguished from the sea and air <after nearly drowning, I was glad to feel the earth under my feet>
Synonyms dirt, dust, ground, land, soil
Related Words continent, landmass; island, isthmus, mainland, peninsula
3 the loose surface material in which plants naturally grow <set the plants deep enough into the earth so that they'll be sure to take root> -- see DIRT 1