Synonyms for (noun) world

Synonyms: man, mankind, human beings, human race, humanity, humankind, humans, world

Definition: all of the living human inhabitants of the earth

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

Similar words: group, grouping

Definition: any number of entities (members) considered as a unit


Similar words: homo, human, human being, man

Definition: any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage


Synonyms: earth, earthly concern, world, worldly concern

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

Usage: they consider the church to be independent of the world

Similar words: concern

Definition: something that interests you because it is important or affects you

Usage: the safety of the ship is the captain's concern


Synonyms: world, reality

Definition: all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you

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

Similar words: experience

Definition: the content of direct observation or participation in an event

Usage: he had a religious experience; he recalled the experience vividly


Synonyms: world, domain

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

Usage: the Western world

Similar words: social class, socio-economic class, class, stratum

Definition: people having the same social, economic, or educational status

Usage: the working class; an emerging professional class


Synonyms: public, populace, world

Definition: people in general considered as a whole

Usage: he is a hero in the eyes of the public

Similar words: people

Definition: (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

Usage: old people; there were at least 200 people in the audience


Synonyms: earth, Earth, globe, world

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

Usage: the Earth moves around the sun; he sailed around the world

Similar words: terrestrial planet

Definition: a planet having a compact rocky surface like the Earth's; the four innermost planets in the solar system


Synonyms: universe, macrocosm, existence, world, cosmos, creation

Definition: everything that exists anywhere

Usage: they study the evolution of the universe; the biggest tree in existence

Similar words: natural object

Definition: an object occurring naturally; not made by man


Synonyms: world

Definition: a part of the earth that can be considered separately

Usage: the outdoor world; the world of insects

Similar words: part, piece

Definition: a portion of a natural object

Usage: they analyzed the river into three parts; he needed a piece of granite

Synonyms for (adjective) world

Synonyms: global, world, world-wide, worldwide, planetary

Definition: involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope

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

Similar words: international

Definition: concerning or belonging to all or at least two or more nations

Usage: international affairs; an international agreement; international waters