- n1. earth, ground, terra firma, terra, dry land, solid ground; shore, seashore, coast, seacoast, 638coastland, beach, waterside, foreshore; continent, subcontinent, mainland, main, island, islet, isthmus, neck, peninsula, cape, foreland; reef, jetty, sandbank, sand bar, shoal, bar, key.2. soil, dirt, turf, sod, clod, topsoil, subsoil; loam, mold, sand, humus, clay, till, gumbo, mud.3. field, expanse, stretch, open space or area, champaign; common, green, park, mall, veld, veldt, wold, U.S. campus, Anglo-Indian. maidan.4. terrain, earth's surface, topography; plain, flats, tundra, moor, heath, Chiefly Brit. moorland; meadow, grassland, pasture, pasturage, savanna, lea, cam-po, pampas, Archaic. mead; glade, glen, grove, dell, weald, copse, copsewood, brake, cannebrake, thicket, covert, boscage, pinery, Southwestern U. S. chaparral, Brit. spinney, Chiefly Brit. coppice, Archaic. bosk, wood, woods, woodland, wildwood, forestland, forest, jungle; plateau, table, tableland, steppe, butte, ledge, shelf, bluff, promontory, precipice, cliff, jetty, headland, palisade; incline, slope, rise, grade, climb, hillside; hill, hillock, mound, bank, embankment, hump, dune, sand dune, knoll, downs, Archaic. down, U.S. horseback; mountain, mount, alp, height, steep, summit, peak, pinnacle; spine, ridge, crest, Dial. knap, Geol. hogback, mountain range, range, chain; bottoms, bottomland, lowland, Brit. Dial. holm, Geog. basin; marsh, marshland, saltmarsh, swamp, swampland, bog, mire, quagmire, wetlands, fenland, Brit. fen; declivity, decline, descent, downgrade, drop; valley, vale, gorge, ravine, canyon, gulch, chasm, abyss, crevasse; gap, pass, defile.5. real property or estate, property, acreage, acres; tract, lot, parcel, plot, plat, site, spot, patch, piece of property or land, Brit. Dial. toft; property, place, grounds, yard, lawn, Inf. spread; estate, demesne, plantation, manor, manor farm, country manor or estate, Chiefly Western U.S. ranch, rancho, hacienda, Law. messuage, Law. hereditament, Law. freehold, allodium, allod.6. farm, farmstead, farmplace, grange, Archaic. farmhold, Brit. farmery, Brit. croft, Brit. homecroft, Brit. glebe land, Scot, and North. Eng. steading; countryside, provinces, rural districts, U.S.Inf. the sticks, Sl. the boondocks, Sl. the boonies; backwoods, hinterlands, backcountry, wilds, wilderness, brush, bush, Sl. the bushes, Australian. outback; wasteland, waste, barrens, desert.7. country, nation, homeland, mother country, native land, fatherland, Latin, patria; state, republic, dominion, commonwealth, city-state; ward, precinct, canton, county, shire, parish, township, hundred, wapentake, tithing, riding, political division; citizenry, citizens, polity, public, population, people, society, community.8. area, region, district, zone, quarter, section, parts; neighborhood, vicinity, vicinage, environs, Inf. neck of the woods, U.S. block; territory, realm, sphere, hemisphere, domain, province; diocese, bailiwick, domain, province; principality, palatinate, duchy, dukedom, chiefdom, kingdom, empire, Archaic. empery.v9. alight, light, hit ground, settle upon, plant oneself upon; touch down, splash down, make a landing, come in for a landing, fall, descend, pancake, belly flop, Aeron. belly land; set down, bring in or down, take in or down, bring in for a landing; anchor, drop anchor, come into port, arrive, reach one's destination, come to a stop, come to rest; debark, disembark, dismount, get off or down, deplane, unship, go ashore.10.Sometimes land upend up, wind up, get into, find oneself; put, get, take.11.Informal. catch, capture, apprehend, arrest, take captive or prisoner, take into custody, lasso, Inf. nab, Inf. collar, Inf. pinch, Inf. nail, Inf. corral, Inf. bag, Inf. lay by the heels, tackle; seize, lay hold of, grasp, grab, wrest, snatch, fasten onto; get, obtain, acquire, procure, secure; earn, merit, gain, reap, harvest, win, be given or awarded, (of a bill or motion) carry, carry off, Inf. cop.
A Note on the Style of the synonym finder. 2014.