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Overview of noun world

The noun world has 8 senses? (first 7 from tagged texts)
1. (49) universe, existence, creation, world, cosmos, macrocosm

(everything that exists anywhere; "they study the evolution of the universe"; "the biggest tree in existence")

2. (34) world, domain

(people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest; "the Western world")

3. (31) world, reality

(all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you; "his world was shattered"; "we live in different worlds"; "for them demons were as much a part of reality as trees were")

4. (26) Earth, earth, world, globe

(the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on; "the Earth moves around the sun"; "he sailed around the world")

5. (16) populace, public, world

(people in general considered as a whole; "he is a hero in the eyes of the public")

6. (6) world

(a part of the earth that can be considered separately; "the outdoor world"; "the world of insects")

7. (5) worldly concern, earthly concern, world, earth

(the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife; "they consider the church to be independent of the world")

8. world, human race, humanity, humankind, human beings, humans, mankind, man

(all of the living human inhabitants of the earth; "all the world loves a lover"; "she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women")


Overview of adj world

The adj world has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) global, planetary, world, worldwide, world-wide

(involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope; "global war"; "global monetary policy"; "neither national nor continental but planetary"; "a world crisis"; "of worldwide significance")

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