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1. planet

noun. ['ˈplænət'] (astronomy) any of the nine large celestial bodies in the solar system that revolve around the sun and shine by reflected light; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto in order of their proximity to the sun; viewed from the constellation Hercules, all the planets rotate around the sun in a counterclockwise direction.

Synonyms

  • Phosphorus
  • Lucifer
  • Jovian planet
  • heavenly body
  • major planet
  • morning star
  • celestial body
  • superior planet
  • terrestrial planet
  • biosphere
  • inferior planet
  • solar system
  • gas giant
  • outer planet

Antonyms

  • inner
  • superior
  • commander
  • someone

Etymology

  • planete (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • planeta (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Planet

  • granite
  • granat
  • manatt
  • janet

Example sentences of the word planet


1. Noun, singular or mass
The only other location on the planet which has a greater variety of gems is Africa.

Quotes containing the word planet


1. I feel blessed to be here representing our country and carrying out th research of scientists around the world... I hope you could feel the positive energy that beamed to the whole planet as we glided over.
- Laurel Clark

2. For instance, on the planet Earth, man had always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much—the wheel, New York, wars and so on—whilst all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time. But conversely, the dolphins had always believed that they were far more intelligent than man—for precisely the same reasons.
- Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

3. The planet's hope and salvation lies in the adoption of revolutionary new knowledge being revealed at the frontiers of science.
- Bruce Lipton

2. planet

noun. ['ˈplænət'] a person who follows or serves another.

Synonyms

  • follower

Antonyms

  • spearhead
  • patrician

Etymology

  • planete (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • planeta (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. planet

noun. ['ˈplænət'] any celestial body (other than comets or satellites) that revolves around a star.

Synonyms

  • celestial body

Antonyms

  • bellwether
  • misleader

Etymology

  • planete (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • planeta (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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