Definition of World


  • all of the living human inhabitants of the earth
    "all the world loves a lover"
    "she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women"
    - human race - human beings
  • the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife
    "they consider the church to be independent of the world"
    - worldly concern - earthly concern
  • a part of the earth that can be considered separately
    "the outdoor world"
    "the world of insects"
  • people in general considered as a whole
    "he is a hero in the eyes of the public"
  • the 3rd planet from the sun
    the planet we live on
    "the Earth moves around the sun"
    "he sailed around the world"
  • 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"
  • people in general
    especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest
    "the Western world"
  • everything that exists anywhere
    "they study the evolution of the universe"
    "the biggest tree in existence"


  • 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"
    - world wide
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the World

  • Scrabble® score of the world (9)
  • Word Chums® score of the world (11)
  • Words With Friends® score of the world (10)

Unscramble world

23 unscramble word found using the letters world.

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