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1. land

noun. ['ˈlænd'] the land on which real estate is located.

Synonyms

  • real estate
  • immovable
  • no man's land
  • farmstead
  • homestead
  • realty

Antonyms

  • activeness
  • utopia
  • perfection
  • homozygosity

Etymology

  • land (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Dry Land

  • misunderstand
  • vallegrande
  • understand
  • withstand
  • meadowland
  • lefthand
  • unplanned
  • righthand
  • marchand
  • firsthand
  • expand
  • disband
  • bourland
  • unmanned
  • strande
  • strand
  • remand
  • outmanned
  • offhand
  • laband
  • hoiland
  • fernand
  • demand
  • deland
  • command
  • stand
  • spanned
  • scanned
  • planned
  • grande

Example sentences of the word dry-land


1. Noun Phrase
But unlike common hippos, pygmy hippos always give birth on dry land.

2. Noun Phrase
Mosses are not well adapted to living on dry land.

2. land

noun. ['ˈlænd'] material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use).

Synonyms

  • turf
  • badlands
  • ploughland
  • tilth
  • tillage
  • ground
  • object
  • sod
  • polder
  • farmland
  • scablands
  • plowland
  • bottom
  • coastland
  • rangeland
  • tilled land
  • physical object
  • sward
  • bottomland
  • overburden
  • soil
  • cultivated land
  • wetland
  • greensward

Antonyms

  • motion
  • inaction
  • dystopia
  • heterozygosity

Etymology

  • land (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. land

verb. ['ˈlænd'] reach or come to rest.

Synonyms

  • alight
  • belly-land
  • beach
  • port
  • disembark
  • debark
  • arrive
  • undershoot
  • set down
  • light
  • perch
  • get
  • touch down
  • come
  • force-land

Antonyms

  • leave
  • unpersuasiveness
  • powerless
  • uninterestingness

Etymology

  • land (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. land

noun. ['ˈlænd'] territory over which rule or control is exercised.

Synonyms

  • dukedom
  • country
  • princedom
  • barony
  • region
  • kingdom
  • realm
  • grand duchy
  • emirate
  • domain
  • archduchy
  • principality
  • fiefdom
  • sheikhdom
  • imperium
  • duchy
  • demesne
  • empire
  • suzerainty
  • state
  • sheikdom
  • viscounty
  • earldom

Antonyms

  • urban area
  • imperfection
  • unskillfulness
  • nonexistence

Etymology

  • land (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. land

noun. ['ˈlænd'] the territory occupied by a nation.

Synonyms

  • African nation
  • buffer state
  • European nation
  • department
  • buffer country
  • midland
  • Asian country
  • country
  • banana republic
  • tax haven
  • administrative division
  • kingdom
  • country of origin
  • homeland
  • South American nation
  • domain
  • North American nation
  • European country
  • demesne
  • administrative district
  • African country
  • native land
  • province
  • Asian nation
  • mother country
  • state
  • territorial division
  • North American country
  • South American country
  • motherland
  • sultanate

Antonyms

  • artifact
  • national
  • fauna
  • outside

Etymology

  • land (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. land

noun. ['ˈlænd'] the solid part of the earth's surface.

Synonyms

  • terra firma
  • ness
  • mainland
  • peninsula
  • timber
  • object
  • cape
  • ground
  • coastal plain
  • field
  • Earth
  • foreland
  • plain
  • solid ground
  • land mass
  • world
  • earth
  • floor
  • physical object
  • globe
  • beachfront
  • archipelago
  • slash
  • timberland
  • dry land
  • champaign
  • oxbow
  • island
  • wonderland
  • landmass
  • neck
  • forest
  • isthmus

Antonyms

  • action
  • inactiveness
  • unemployment
  • maturity

Etymology

  • land (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. land

verb. ['ˈlænd'] bring into a different state.

Synonyms

  • alter
  • modify
  • change

Antonyms

  • foe
  • powerful
  • powerlessness
  • ineffectiveness

Etymology

  • land (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. dry

adjective. ['ˈdraɪ'] free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet.

Synonyms

  • semiarid
  • thirsty
  • bone dry
  • bone-dry
  • wetness
  • shrivelled
  • adust
  • dried-out
  • dried-up
  • dry-shod
  • rainless
  • desiccated
  • semi-dry
  • waterless
  • dried
  • scorched
  • sere
  • withered
  • baked
  • air-dry
  • sear
  • air-dried
  • arid
  • parched
  • kiln-dried
  • shriveled

Antonyms

  • wet
  • dissimilate
  • increase
  • demilitarize

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. dry

verb. ['ˈdraɪ'] remove the moisture from and make dry.

Synonyms

  • dry up
  • drip-dry
  • alter
  • parch
  • rough-dry
  • desiccate
  • dry out
  • air
  • tumble dry
  • change
  • dehumidify
  • blow-dry
  • spin-dry
  • exsiccate
  • spray-dry
  • sear
  • modify

Antonyms

  • wet
  • decontaminate
  • clean
  • unstring

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. dry

verb. ['ˈdraɪ'] become dry or drier.

Synonyms

  • run dry
  • scorch
  • change

Antonyms

  • stabilize
  • better
  • assimilate
  • stiffen

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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