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1. desert

verb. ['ˈdɛzɝt, dɪˈzɝːt'] leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch.

Synonyms

  • strand
  • desolate
  • forsake
  • leave
  • abandon
  • maroon
  • walk out
  • expose

Antonyms

  • log in
  • dock
  • get on
  • come

Etymology

  • déserter (French)
  • desertare (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Desert Plant

  • transplant
  • vanzandt
  • vansandt
  • supplant
  • replant
  • implant
  • recant
  • pylant
  • levant
  • labant
  • incant
  • enchant
  • decant
  • trant
  • stant
  • slant
  • schrandt
  • scant
  • quant
  • plante
  • grant
  • grandt
  • brant
  • brandt
  • zant
  • zandt
  • yant
  • tant
  • sant
  • sandt

Example sentences of the word desert-plant


1. Noun Phrase
Datura produces fruit that, like so many desert plants, possesses spines.

2. Noun Phrase
There's a variety of small mammals in the desert that eat exclusively desert plants.

3. Noun Phrase
Too much water quickly kills this desert plant, however.

4. Noun Phrase
Tropical desert plants make excellent house and yard plants since they can thrive on very little care.

2. desert

noun. ['ˈdɛzɝt, dɪˈzɝːt'] arid land with little or no vegetation.

Synonyms

  • oasis
  • piece of ground
  • parcel
  • tract
  • parcel of land
  • biome

Antonyms

  • consolable
  • enter
  • pull in
  • disinherit

Etymology

  • déserter (French)
  • desertare (Latin)

3. desert

verb. ['ˈdɛzɝt, dɪˈzɝːt'] desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army.

Synonyms

  • fly
  • resist
  • defect
  • dissent
  • rat
  • flee
  • protest

Antonyms

  • work time
  • stay
  • take office
  • act

Etymology

  • déserter (French)
  • desertare (Latin)

4. plant

noun. ['ˈplænt'] buildings for carrying on industrial labor.

Synonyms

  • smelter
  • manufacturing plant
  • mill
  • packing plant
  • brewery
  • saltworks
  • packinghouse
  • mint
  • sewage disposal plant
  • complex
  • still
  • distillery
  • disposal plant
  • manufactory
  • industrial plant
  • bottling plant
  • smeltery
  • recycling plant
  • works
  • factory
  • refinery

Antonyms

  • sporadic
  • short
  • Cryptogamia
  • Phanerogamae

Etymology

  • planta (Latin)
  • planten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plantian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. plant

noun. ['ˈplænt'] (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion.

Synonyms

  • ornamental
  • myrmecophyte
  • tracheophyte
  • poisonous plant
  • embryo
  • cryptogam
  • aerophyte
  • wilding
  • gametophyte
  • monocarp
  • garden plant
  • epiphytic plant
  • houseplant
  • monocarpous plant
  • microflora
  • plant structure
  • rock plant
  • hygrophyte
  • phytoplankton
  • autophyte
  • perennial
  • plant kingdom
  • Plantae
  • vascular plant
  • plantlet
  • autophytic plant
  • air plant
  • plant part
  • epiphyte
  • crop
  • acrogen
  • hood
  • being
  • autotrophic organism
  • monocarpic plant
  • pot plant
  • biennial
  • endemic
  • escape
  • plant life
  • apomict
  • organism
  • annual
  • aquatic
  • holophyte
  • flora
  • non-flowering plant
  • autotroph
  • neophyte
  • cap
  • kingdom Plantae

Antonyms

  • evergreen plant
  • weed
  • deciduous plant
  • cultivated plant

Etymology

  • planta (Latin)
  • planten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plantian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. plant

verb. ['ˈplænt'] put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground.

Synonyms

  • checkrow
  • bed
  • place
  • dibble
  • puddle
  • pose
  • replant
  • lay
  • tree
  • put
  • root
  • forest
  • position
  • afforest

Antonyms

  • amphibious
  • fauna
  • stand still
  • imperfect

Etymology

  • planta (Latin)
  • planten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plantian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. plant

verb. ['ˈplænt'] fix or set securely or deeply.

Synonyms

  • pot
  • engraft
  • embed
  • introduce
  • enter
  • insert
  • sink
  • infix
  • imbed
  • implant
  • nest

Antonyms

  • lend oneself
  • arrive
  • confront
  • biennial

Etymology

  • planta (Latin)
  • planten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plantian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. plant

verb. ['ˈplænt'] set up or lay the groundwork for.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • pioneer
  • establish
  • constitute
  • name
  • institute
  • found
  • initiate
  • nominate

Antonyms

  • simplicity
  • simple
  • agitate
  • worry

Etymology

  • planta (Latin)
  • planten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plantian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. plant

noun. ['ˈplænt'] an actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience.

Synonyms

  • player
  • histrion
  • role player
  • actor

Antonyms

  • sitter
  • parasite
  • host
  • existent

Etymology

  • planta (Latin)
  • planten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plantian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. plant

verb. ['ˈplænt'] place into a river.

Antonyms

  • stormy

Etymology

  • planta (Latin)
  • planten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plantian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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