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world meaning and definition

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WORLD noun

Definition of world (noun)

  1. everything that exists anywhere
  2. people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest
    • "the Western world"
    • synonyms: domain
  3. 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: reality
  4. the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    • "the Earth moves around the sun"; "he sailed around the world"
    • synonyms: Earth, earth, globe
  5. people in general considered as a whole
  6. a part of the earth that can be considered separately
    • "the outdoor world"; "the world of insects"
  7. the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife
  8. all of the living human inhabitants of the earth

WORLD adjective

Definition of world (adjective)

  1. 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"
    • synonyms: global, planetary, worldwide, world-wide
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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