(noun, adjective, verb)


1. Of or relating to land.

2. Residing or growing on land.


1. the land on which real estate is located

- he built the house on land leased from the city

Definition categories: possession, immovable, realty

2. 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

Similar word(s): ground, soil

Definition categories: object

3. territory over which rule or control is exercised

- he made it the law of the land

Similar word(s): demesne, domain

Definition categories: location, region

4. the solid part of the earth's surface

- the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land

Similar word(s): earth, ground

Definition categories: object

5. the territory occupied by a nation

- he returned to the land of his birth

Similar word(s): country, state

Definition categories: location

6. a domain in which something is dominant

- a land of make-believe

Similar word(s): kingdom, realm

Definition categories: state, area, arena, domain, field, orbit, sphere

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

- the family owned a large estate on Long Island

Similar word(s): acres, demesne, estate

Definition categories: possession, immovable, realty

8. the people who live in a nation or country

Similar word(s): country, nation

Definition categories: group, people

9. a politically organized body of people under a single government

- an industrialized land

Similar word(s): commonwealth, country, nation, state

Definition categories: group

10. agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life

- there's no work on the land any more

Similar word(s): farming

Definition categories: act, business, job, line, occupation

Sentences with land as a noun:

- Most insects live on land.

- There are 50 acres of land in this estate.

- They come from a faraway land.

- wet land; good or bad land for growing potatoes

- I'm going to Disneyland.

- Maybe that's how it works in TV-land, but not in the real world.

- He got an awful land when the police arrived.

- Our city offices sell a lot more land than our suburban offices.


1. reach or come to rest

- The bird landed on the highest branch

- The plane landed in Istanbul

Definition categories: motion, arrive, come, get

2. cause to come to the ground

- the pilot managed to land the airplane safely

Definition categories: motion, arrive, come, get

3. bring into a different state

- this may land you in jail

Similar word(s): bring

Definition categories: change, alter, modify

4. bring ashore

- The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island

Definition categories: motion, bring, convey, take

5. deliver (a blow)

- He landed several blows on his opponent's head

Definition categories: possession, deliver

6. arrive on shore

- The ship landed in Pearl Harbor

Similar word(s): shore

Definition categories: motion, arrive, come, get

7. shoot at and force to come down

- the enemy landed several of our aircraft

Similar word(s): down

Definition categories: motion

Sentences with land as a verb:

- The plane is about to land.

- It can be tricky to land a helicopter.Use the net to land the fish.