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Synonyms for soil

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  1. soil3

    A wet or marshy place in which a boar or other such game seeks refuge when hunted.

    dirt, besmirch, smirch, dirty

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. soil

    Whatever mars the beauty or completeness of an object is a blemish, whether original, as squinting eyes, or the result of accident or disease, etc., as the pits of smallpox. A blemish is superficial; a flaw or taint is in structure or substance. In the moral sense, we speak of a blot or stain upon reputation; a flaw or taint in character. A defect is the want or lack of something; fault, primarily a failing, is something that fails of an apparent intent or disappoints a natural expectation; thus a sudden dislocation or displacement of geological strata is called a fault. Figuratively, a blemish comes from one's own ill-doing; a brand or stigma is inflicted by others; as, the brand of infamy.

    blemish, blot, blur, brand, crack, daub, defacement, defect, deformity, dent, disfigurement, disgrace, dishonor, fault, flaw, imperfection, injury, reproach, smirch, speck, spot, stain, stigma, taint, tarnish

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  1. soil

    stain, tarnish, begrime, befoul, contaminate

    purify, bleach, cleanse, absterge

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dirt, filth, grime, soil, stain, grease, grungenoun

    the state of being covered with unclean things

    land, territory, spot, mark, grunge, filthiness, skank, discolouration, lubricating oil, grease, obscenity, discoloration, brand, foulness, ground, vulgarism, shit, dirty word, grime, stigma, scandal, crap, smear, shite, turd, dirt, smut, filth, malicious gossip, nastiness, smirch, stain, poop, crud, blot

  2. soil, dirtnoun

    the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock

    ground, grease, crap, shit, scandal, filth, territory, malicious gossip, shite, land, stain, grunge, dirt, turd, grime, poop

  3. land, ground, soilnoun

    material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)

    "the land had never been plowed"; "good agricultural soil"

    primer, land, background, body politic, territory, undercoat, terra firma, estate, dry land, reason, country, basis, grease, farming, res publica, acres, solid ground, state, demesne, earth, ground, grime, priming, kingdom, footing, realm, dirt, landed estate, commonwealth, priming coat, nation, filth, grunge, domain, flat coat, stain, primer coat

  4. territory, soilverb

    the geographical area under the jurisdiction of a sovereign state

    "American troops were stationed on Japanese soil"

    grunge, grease, filth, territory, dirt, territorial dominion, ground, district, stain, land, grime, dominion

  5. dirty, soil, begrime, grime, colly, bemireverb

    make soiled, filthy, or dirty

    "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!"

    begrime, bemire, dirty, colly, grime

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Editors Contribution

  1. pedon

    soil is another word for person.pedonlogy is the study of soil so it makes scence

    Submitted by anonymous on December 2, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. soilverb

    foul, dirty, stain, pollute, sully, tarnish, defile, taint, contaminate, bedaub, begrime, besmear, bespatter, make foul

  2. soilnoun

    stain, blot, spot, tarnish

  3. soilnoun

    mould, loam, earth, ground

  4. soilnoun

    land, country

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. soilnoun

    ground, earth, dirt, humus, land, loam, mold, dirt, pollution, defilement, manure, dung, fæces, excrement

  2. soilverb

    dirty, defile, pollute, besmear, contaminate, taint, besmirch, sully, tarnish, begrime

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  1. Yitzhak Rabin:

    We are destined to live together, on the same soil in the same land. We, the soldiers who have returned from battle stained with blood, we who have seen our relatives and friends killed before our eyes, we who have attended their funerals and cannot look into the eyes of their parents, we who have come from a land where parents bury their children, we who have fought against you, the Palestinians. We say to you today in a loud and clear voice: Enough of blood and tears. Enough.

  2. Juliane Gross:

    We did this step by step, trying not to lose all the tiny pieces and screws, we are the first people who got to actually see this soil for the first time. It's just the best thing in the world -- like a kid in the candy store, right ?

  3. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Love is a Soil Equality is a Seed Respect is the Water Justice is the Harvest Lacking any factor of the above mentioned; indeed, causes failure, even the collapse of unity and stability in all relationships.

  4. Václav Havel:

    A human action becomes genuinely important when it springs from the soil of a clear-sighted awareness of the temporality and the ephemerally of everything human. It is only this awareness that can breathe any greatness into an action.

  5. Foreign Minister Manuel Gonzalez:

    Costa Rica will keep up diplomatic efforts with the aim of helping these migrants transit on Central American soil.

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