Definition for world

noun as in planet, globe

Strongest matches

earth, nature

Weak matches

heavenly body, terrene

noun as in class of existing beings

Strongest matches

everyone, group, race, realm

Strong matches

class, division, humanity, humankind

Weak matches

everybody, human race

noun as in person's environment, experience

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Example Sentences

The world that Black Dynamite lives in is not the most PC place to be in.

Have a look at this telling research from Pew on blasphemy and apostasy laws around the world.

Allegations of transphobia are not new in the world of gay online dating.

People watch night soaps because the genre allows them to believe in a world where people just react off their baser instincts.

Editorial and political cartoon pages from throughout the world almost unanimously came to the same conclusion.

Descending the Alps to the east or south into Piedmont, a new world lies around and before you.

All over the world the just claims of organized labor are intermingled with the underground conspiracy of social revolution.

There seems something in that also which I could spare only very reluctantly from a new Bible in the world.

That it is a reasonable and proper thing to ask our statesmen and politicians: what is going to happen to the world?

The "new world" was really found in the wonder-years of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.


On this page you'll find 61 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to world, such as: the earth, nature, cosmos, creation, macrocosm, and microcosm.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.