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World (IPA: /ˈwɝɫd/)


World (n.)

The earth and the surrounding heavens; the creation; the system of created things; existent creation; the universe.

World (n.)

Any planet or heavenly body, especially when considered as inhabited, and as the scene of interests analogous with human interests; as, a plurality of worlds.

World (n.)

The earth and its inhabitants, with their concerns; the sum of human affairs and interests.

World (n.)

In a more restricted sense, that part of the earth and its concerns which is known to any one, or contemplated by any one; a division of the globe, or of its inhabitants; human affairs as seen from a certain position, or from a given point of view; also, state of existence; scene of life and action; as, the Old World; the New World; the religious world; the Catholic world; the upper world; the future world; the heathen world.

World (n.)

The customs, practices, and interests of men; general affairs of life; human society; public affairs and occupations; as, a knowledge of the world.

World (n.)

Individual experience of, or concern with, life; course of life; sum of the affairs which affect the individual; as, to begin the world with no property; to lose all, and begin the world anew.

World (n.)

The inhabitants of the earth; the human race; people in general; the public; mankind.

World (n.)

The earth and its affairs as distinguished from heaven; concerns of this life as distinguished from those of the life to come; the present existence and its interests; hence, secular affairs; engrossment or absorption in the affairs of this life; worldly corruption; the ungodly or wicked part of mankind.

World (n.)

As an emblem of immensity, a great multitude or quantity; a large number.

World

Planet Earth and all life upon it, including human civilization

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Original song written and composed by Barry, Maurice, and Robin Gibb

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1968 Australian 7 " EP by The Bee Gees

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2003 CD single by Zucchero and Anggun

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Album by D:Ream

World Synonyms

International, Planetary, Worldwide, Global, World-wide

World Synonyms

Domain

World Synonyms

Earth, Globe

World Synonyms

Humanity, Human Race, Mankind, Human Beings, Ma, Humans, Humankind

World Synonyms

Populace, Public

World Synonyms

Reality

World Synonyms

Macrocosm, Universe, Cosmos, Existence, Creation

World Synonyms

Earth, Earthly Concern, Worldly Concern

World (Last Name / Surname)

World is the #62,045 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 323 people had that surname.

Translations

World in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "the whole world here breathed easy concupiscence"" - Anthony Burgess

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "˜They'll be in all our houses,' I said, ˜blackies of all colours, before the century's over. The new world belongs to Asia." - Anthony Burgess

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "We'll practice as we go along ," said Glod. Welcome to the world of professional musicianship ." (p. 39)" - Discworld

Example Sentence (Quote)

" ([Level 3 Fusion with Joshua]) Another world awaits. (Joshua: And you're going!)" - The World Ends with You

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (Singing) The folks atop the ladder are the ones the world adores. So boost me up my ladder kid, and I'll boost you up yours!" - Chicago (2002 film)


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