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Synonyms for world
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. universe, existence, creation, world, cosmos, macrocosm(noun)

    everything that exists anywhere

    "they study the evolution of the universe"; "the biggest tree in existence"

    Synonyms:
    cosmos, humans, founding, humanity, public, man, instauration, cosmea, introduction, human race, universe, innovation, creative activity, existence, humankind, conception, earth, reality, population, foundation, beingness, institution, human beings, origination, macrocosm, universe of discourse, domain, populace, globe, being, worldly concern, mankind, initiation, earthly concern, creation

    Antonyms:
    national

  2. world, domain(noun)

    people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest

    "the Western world"

    Synonyms:
    globe, reality, humankind, public, human race, orbit, earthly concern, man, cosmos, humanity, creation, macrocosm, universe, knowledge base, worldly concern, area, populace, sphere, knowledge domain, human beings, mankind, existence, land, humans, demesne, earth, field, arena, domain of a function, domain

    Antonyms:
    national

  3. world, reality(noun)

    all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you

    "his world was shattered"; "we live in different worlds"; "for them demons were as much a part of reality as trees were"

    Synonyms:
    globe, reality, humankind, public, human race, earthly concern, man, cosmos, humanity, creation, macrocosm, universe, worldly concern, populace, human beings, mankind, existence, realism, humans, realness, earth, domain

    Antonyms:
    national

  4. Earth, earth, world, globe(noun)

    the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on

    "the Earth moves around the sun"; "he sailed around the world"

    Synonyms:
    reality, humankind, ground, public, human race, earthly concern, man, cosmos, globe, creation, macrocosm, solid ground, universe, dry land, worldly concern, land, populace, humanity, human beings, mankind, existence, orb, humans, earth, ball, terra firma, domain

    Antonyms:
    national

  5. populace, public, world(noun)

    people in general considered as a whole

    "he is a hero in the eyes of the public"

    Synonyms:
    reality, humankind, public, human race, earthly concern, man, cosmos, globe, creation, macrocosm, universe, worldly concern, populace, humanity, human beings, mankind, existence, humans, earth, domain

    Antonyms:
    national

  6. world(noun)

    a part of the earth that can be considered separately

    "the outdoor world"; "the world of insects"

    Synonyms:
    globe, reality, humankind, public, human race, earthly concern, man, cosmos, humanity, creation, macrocosm, universe, worldly concern, populace, human beings, mankind, existence, humans, earth, domain

    Antonyms:
    national

  7. worldly concern, earthly concern, world, earth(noun)

    the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife

    "they consider the church to be independent of the world"

    Synonyms:
    reality, humankind, ground, public, human race, earthly concern, man, cosmos, globe, creation, macrocosm, solid ground, universe, dry land, worldly concern, land, populace, humanity, human beings, mankind, existence, humans, earth, terra firma, domain

    Antonyms:
    national

  8. world, human race, humanity, humankind, human beings, humans, mankind, man(adj)

    all of the living human inhabitants of the earth

    "all the world loves a lover"; "she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women"

    Synonyms:
    cosmos, humans, globe, humanity, military personnel, homo, man, universe, piece, populace, existence, valet, humankind, human race, public, earth, reality, adult male, humanness, worldly concern, human beings, macrocosm, human being, valet de chambre, domain, gentleman, human, serviceman, military man, gentleman's gentleman, mankind, manhood, earthly concern, creation

    Antonyms:
    national

  9. global, planetary, world(a), worldwide, world-wide(adj)

    involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope

    "global war"; "global monetary policy"; "neither national nor continental but planetary"; "a world crisis"; "of worldwide significance"

    Antonyms:
    national

Wiktionary

  1. world(noun)

    The Earth.

    People are dying of starvation all over the world.

    Synonyms:
    Sol III, Earth, globe

  2. world(noun)

    An individual or group perspective or social setting.

    In the world of boxing, good diet is all-important.

    Synonyms:
    circle

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. world

    Synonyms:
    globe, earth, universe, cosmos people

Editors Contribution

  1. donya

    Submitted by rinat on August 14, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. world(n.)

    Synonyms:
    universe, cosmos, creation, nature

  2. world(n.)

    Synonyms:
    earth, globe, terraqueous globe

  3. world(n.)

    Synonyms:
    planet, heavenly body

  4. world(n.)

    Synonyms:
    life, things, human affairs, secular affairs, affairs of life, social life, ways of men, course of things, stream of time

  5. world(n.)

    Synonyms:
    public, society, people, men, mankind, human race

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  1. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:

    The United States has renewed our leadership in the Asia-Pacific, prime Minister Abe is leading Japan to a new role on the world stage.

  2. Martin Luther:

    I would not give one moment of heaven for all the joy and riches of the world, even if it lasted for thousands and thousands of years.

  3. Eddie Chu:

    A murderous state stinks forever. What we did today is to remind the world that we should never forgive the Chinese Communist Party for killing its own people 31 years ago.

  4. Robert Herjavec:

    I also do something a lot of people don’t, i say ‘no.’ To be as productive as possible, you have to learn to say ‘no’ and to say it often. When you’re an entrepreneur, when you’re leading a business, everybody wants a piece of you. It’s so hard. Related: Robert Herjavec: 'The World Doesn't Reward Mediocrity.' He continues, The tendency is to say ‘yes’ to everything and then everything suffers, and you’re like, ‘Why did I say ‘yes’ to this?! Eventually you learn the power of ‘no’ and you get better at it as you go.

  5. Matthew Prescott:

    When the world's largest food company speaks, their suppliers listen, in the short term, any egg producer would have to be out of their right mind to build a facility with cages.

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