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  Words related to desert

Related / Similar Words: abandon, forsake, desolate, defect, godforsaken, waste, wild

 

Definition:
  • an arid region with little or no vegetation;
  • leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; "The mother deserted her children";
  • desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army; "If soldiers deserted Hitler''s army, they were shot";
  • located in a dismal or remote area; desolate; "a desert island"; "a godforsaken wilderness crossroads"; "a wild stretch of land"; "waste places";

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    Hyponyms: Arabian Desert, Atacama Desert, Australian Desert, Colorado Desert, Death Valley, Gibson Desert, Gila Desert, Gobi, Gobi Desert, Great Sandy Desert, Great Victoria Desert, Kalahari, Kalahari Desert, Libyan Desert, Mojave, Mojave Desert, Mohave, Mohave Desert, Namib Desert, Negev, Negev Desert, Nubian Desert, Painted Desert, Patagonian Desert, Sahara, Sahara Desert, Simpson Desert, Sinai, Sinai Desert, Sonoran Desert, expose, walk out, ditch, maroon, strand, rat

     

    Entailments: protest, resist, dissent

     

    Derivational Morphology: desertion, abandonment, defection, deserter, apostate, renegade, turncoat, recreant, ratter, defector, forlornness, loneliness, desolation, forsaking, giving up, apostasy, renunciation

     

    Anagrams: rested

     

    Language Translations:
    Bosnian: pustinja   Catalan: desert and desertar  
    Croatian: pustinja   Danish: ørken  
    Dutch: : deserteren and woestijn   Esperanto: dezerto  
    Estonian: kõrb   Finnish: aavikko  
    French: désert and déserter   Galician: desertar and deserto  
    German: desertieren and Wüste   Hebrew: לערוק and מדבר  
    Hindi: मरुस्थल   Hungarian: dezertálni and sivatag  
    Icelandic: eyðimörk   Irish: fásach  
    Italian: deserto   Japanese: 砂漠 and 脱走  
    Korean: 사막   Latvian: dezertēt and tuksnesis  
    Malayalam: മരുഭൂമി   Maltese: deżert  
    Norwegian: ørken   Polish: pustynia  
    Portuguese: desertar and deserto   Russian: дезертировать and пустыня  
    Slovene: puščava   Spanish: desertar and desierto  
    Swedish: öken   Turkish: çöl  
    Welsh: anialwch  
     
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