land

land
land [land]
n.
[ME < OE, akin to OHG lant < IE base * lendh-, unoccupied land, heath, steppe > Bret lann, heath (> Fr lande, moor), Welsh llan, enclosure, yard]
1. the solid part of the earth's surface not covered by water
2. a specific part of the earth's surface
3.
a) a country, region, etc. [a distant land, one's native land]
b) the inhabitants of such an area; nation's people
4. ground or soil in terms of its quality, location, etc. [rich land, high land]
5.
a) ground considered as property; estate [to invest in land]
b) [pl.] specific holdings in land
6. rural or farming regions as distinguished from urban regions [to return to the land]
7. that part of a grooved surface which is not indented, as any of the ridges between the grooves in the bore of a rifle
8. the Lord: a euphemism [for land's sake!]
9. Econ. natural resources
vt.
[ME landen < the n., replacing OE lendan < * landjan]
1. to put on shore from a ship or boat
2. to bring into; cause to enter or end up in a particular place or condition [a fight landed him in jail]
3. to set (an aircraft) down on land or water
4. to draw successfully onto land or into a boat; catch [to land a fish]
5. Informal to get, win, or secure [to land a job]
6. Informal to deliver (a blow)
vi.
1. to leave a ship or boat and go on shore; disembark
2. to come to a port or to shore: said of a ship
3. to arrive at a specified place; end up
4. to alight or come to rest, as after a flight, jump, or fall
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land on
Informal to scold or criticize severely

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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