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Synonyms for earth

Synonyms for earth

the celestial body where humans live

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Synonyms for earth

the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface

the abode of mortals (as contrasted with Heaven or Hell)

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once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)

the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife

a connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage)

hide in the earth like a hunted animal

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connect to the earth

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As an example, when foxes went to earth, and the terriers were needed, we didn't have collar bleepers to follow their movements underground,''he says.
Proving that Belfast doesn't have the monopoly on innovative club nights or venues, the award for Best Northern Ireland Club Venue went to Earth in Derry, a club which has, in a very short time, established itself as one of the most recognised and talked about clubs.
On the stroke of halime, Conway for his second try and both of his scores came after wretched Doncaster passes went to earth but the ball veered into the winger's path.