Definition of Land

1. Noun. The land on which real estate is located. "He built the house on land leased from the city"

Generic synonyms: Immovable, Real Estate, Real Property, Realty
Specialized synonyms: Farmstead, Homestead, No Man's Land



2. Verb. Reach or come to rest. "The airplane is sure to land "; "The plane landed in Istanbul"
Exact synonyms: Set Down
Specialized synonyms: Alight, Light, Perch, Force-land, Beach, Port, Debark, Disembark, Set Down, Touch Down, Undershoot, Belly-land, Crash Land
Generic synonyms: Arrive, Come, Get
Derivative terms: Lander, Landing

3. Noun. Material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use). "Good agricultural soil"

4. Verb. Cause to come to the ground. "The pilot managed to land the airplane safely"
Exact synonyms: Bring Down, Put Down
Category relationships: Air, Air Travel, Aviation
Causes: Set Down
Generic synonyms: Arrive, Come, Get
Derivative terms: Landing

5. Noun. Territory over which rule or control is exercised. "He made it the law of the land"

6. Verb. Bring into a different state. "This may land you in jail"
Exact synonyms: Bring
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Also: Bring Down, Bring Up

7. Noun. The solid part of the earth's surface. "He dropped the logs on the ground"

8. Verb. Bring ashore. "The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island"
Specialized synonyms: Ground, Run Aground, Strand, Strand
Generic synonyms: Bring, Convey, Take
Derivative terms: Landing

9. Noun. The territory occupied by a nation. "He visited several European countries"
Exact synonyms: Country, State
Generic synonyms: Administrative District, Administrative Division, Territorial Division
Specialized synonyms: Banana Republic, Country Of Origin, Fatherland, Homeland, Mother Country, Motherland, Native Land, Buffer Country, Buffer State, Kingdom, Tax Haven, European Country, European Nation, African Country, African Nation, Asian Country, Asian Nation, South American Country, South American Nation, North American Country, North American Nation, Sultanate
Member holonyms: Department, Province, State
Terms within: Demesne, Domain, Midland
Specialized synonyms: Antigua And Barbuda, Cape Verde, Republic Of Cape Verde, Ceylon, Democratic Socialist Republic Of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, Comoros, Federal Islamic Republic Of The Comoros, Cuba, Republic Of Cuba, Haiti, Republic Of Haiti, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Barbados, Republic Of Trinidad And Tobago, Trinidad And Tobago, Cyprus, Republic Of Cyprus, Commonwealth Of Dominica, Dominica, East Timor, Fiji, Republic Of Fiji, Israel, Sion, State Of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Etruria, Australia, Commonwealth Of Australia, Federated States Of Micronesia, Micronesia, Tt, Marshall Islands, Republic Of The Marshall Islands, Tuvalu, Kiribati, Republic Of Kiribati, Nauru, Republic Of Nauru, Independent State Of Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Bahama Islands, Bahamas, Commonwealth Of The Bahamas, Burkina Faso, Upper Volta, Dutch East Indies, Indonesia, Republic Of Indonesia, Grenada, Maldives, Republic Of Maldives, Malta, Republic Of Malta, Mauritius, Republic Of Mauritius, New Zealand, Palau, Republic Of Palau, Tt, Philippines, Republic Of The Philippines, Federation Of Saint Kitts And Nevis, Saint Christopher-nevis, Saint Kitts And Nevis, St. Christopher-nevis, St. Kitts And Nevis, Saint Lucia, St. Lucia, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, St. Vincent And The Grenadines, Independent State Of Samoa, Samoa, Samoa I Sisifo, Western Samoa, Democratic Republic Of Sao Tome And Principe, Sao Thome E Principe, Sao Tome And Principe, Sao Tome E Principe, St. Thomas And Principe, Republic Of Seychelles, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, Rus, Russia, Soviet Union, Union Of Soviet Socialist Republics, Ussr, Russia, Russian Federation, Ukraine, Ukrayina, Turkmen, Turkmenia, Turkmenistan, Turkomen, Friendly Islands, Kingdom Of Tonga, Tonga, Republic Of Turkey, Turkey, New Hebrides, Republic Of Vanuatu, Vanuatu

10. Verb. Deliver (a blow). "He landed several blows on his opponent's head"
Generic synonyms: Deliver, Drive Home

11. Noun. A domain in which something is dominant. "The rise of the realm of cotton in the south"
Exact synonyms: Kingdom, Realm
Generic synonyms: Area, Arena, Domain, Field, Orbit, Sphere
Specialized synonyms: Lotus Land, Lotusland

12. Verb. Arrive on shore. "The ship landed in Pearl Harbor"
Exact synonyms: Set Ashore, Shore
Generic synonyms: Arrive, Come, Get
Derivative terms: Landing, Shore

13. Noun. Extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use. "The family owned a large estate on Long Island"

14. Verb. Shoot at and force to come down. "The enemy landed several of our aircraft"
Exact synonyms: Down, Shoot Down

15. Noun. The people who live in a nation or country. "The whole country worshipped him"

16. Noun. A politically organized body of people under a single government. "An industrialized land"

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

18. Noun. Agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life. "There's no work on the land any more"
Exact synonyms: Farming
Generic synonyms: Business, Job, Line, Line Of Work, Occupation
Derivative terms: Farm

Definition of Land

1. n. Urine. See Lant.

2. n. 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.

3. v. t. To set or put on shore from a ship or other water craft; to disembark; to debark.

4. v. i. To go on shore from a ship or boat; to disembark; to come to the end of a course.

Definition of Land

1. Proper noun. (surname from=Middle English) ¹

2. Noun. The part of Earth which is not covered by oceans or other bodies of water. ¹

3. Noun. real estate or landed property; a partitioned and measurable area which is owned and on which buildings can be erected. ¹

4. Noun. A country or region. ¹

5. Noun. A person's country of origin and/or homeplace; homeland. ¹

6. Noun. Ground that is suitable for farming. ¹

7. Noun. (Ireland / colloquial) a fright. ¹

8. Noun. (electronics) A conducting area on a board or chip which can be used for connecting wires. ¹

9. Noun. In a compact disc or similar recording medium, an area of the medium which does not have pits. ¹

10. Noun. The space between the rifling grooves in a gun. ¹

11. Verb. (intransitive) To descend to a surface, especially from the air. ¹

12. Verb. (context: dated) To alight, to descend from a vehicle. ¹

13. Verb. (intransitive) To come into rest. ¹

14. Verb. (intransitive) To arrive at land, especially a shore, or a dock, from a body of water. ¹

15. Verb. (transitive) To bring to land. ¹

16. Verb. (transitive) To acquire; to secure. ¹

17. Verb. (transitive) To deliver. ¹

18. Adjective. Of or relating to land. ¹

19. Adjective. Residing or growing on land. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Land

1. to set down upon land (solid ground) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Land

1. 1. To set or put on shore from a ship or other water craft; to disembark; to debark. "I 'll undertake top land them on our coast." (Shak) 2. To catch and bring to shore; to capture; as, to land a fish. 3. To set down after conveying; to cause to fall, alight, or reach; to bring to the end of a course; as, he landed the quoit near the stake; to be thrown from a horse and landed in the mud; to land one in difficulties or mistakes. Origin: Landed; Landing. 1. 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. "They turn their heads to sea, their sterns to land." (Dryden) 2. Any portion, large or small, of the surface of the earth, considered by itself, or as belonging to an individual or a people, as a country, estate, farm, or tract. "Go view the land, even Jericho." (Josh. Ii. 1) "Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates and men decay." (Goldsmith) See also, Goldsmith: Where wealth and freedom reign contentment fails, And honor sinks where commerce long prevails. (THe captivity, an Oratorio. Act II line 91) In the expressions "to be, or dwell, upon land," "to go, or fare, on land," as used by Chaucer, land denotes the country as distinguished from the town. "A poor parson dwelling upon land [i.e, in the country]" (Chaucer) 3. Ground, in respect to its nature or quality; soil; as, wet land; good or bad land. 4. The inhabitants of a nation or people. "These answers, in the silent night received, The kind himself divulged, the land believed." (Dryden) 5. The mainland, in distinction from islands. 6. The ground or floor. "Herself upon the land she did prostrate." (Spenser) 7. The ground left unplowed between furrows; any one of several portions into which a field is divided for convenience in plowing. 8. Any ground, soil, or earth whatsoever, as meadows, pastures, woods, etc, and everything annexed to it, whether by nature, as trees, water, etc, or by the hand of man, as buildings, fences, etc.; real estate. 9. The lap of the strakes in a clinker-built boat; the lap of plates in an iron vessel; called also landing. 10. In any surface prepared with indentations, perforations, or grooves, that part of the surface which is not so treated, as the level part of a millstone between the furrows, or the surface of the bore of a rifled gun between the grooves. Land agent, a person employed to sell or let land, to collect rents, and to attend to other money matters connected with land. Land boat, a vehicle on wheels propelled by sails. Land blink, a peculiar atmospheric brightness seen from sea over distant snow-covered land in arctic regions. See Ice blink. Land breeze. See Breeze. Land chain. See Gunter's chain. Land crab, to sight land. To set the land, to see by the compass how the land bears from the ship. To shut in the land, to hide the land, as when fog, or an intervening island, obstructs the view. Origin: AS. Land, lond; akin to D, G, Icel, Sw, Dan, and Goth. Land. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Land Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Land Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Land

lancewood tree
lancewoods
lanch
lanched
lanches
lanching
lanciers
lanciform
lancinate
lancinated
lancinates
lancinating
lancination
lancinations
lancing
land (current term)
land(a)
land-grant
land-office business
land-poor
land agent
land ahoy
land area
land artist
land bridge
land bridges
land conservation and development commission
land crab
land cress
land degradation

Other Resources Relating to: Land

Search for Land on Dictionary.com!Search for Land on Thesaurus.com!Search for Land on Google!Search for Land on Wikipedia!