1. [Noun]: the abode of mortals (as contrasted with heaven or hell); "it was hell on earth"

2. [Noun]: the solid part of the earth''s surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"

3. [Noun]: once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)

4. [Noun]: the concerns of the world as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife; "they consider the church to be independent of the world"

5. [Noun]: the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet on which we live; "the Earth moves around the sun"; "he sailed around the world"

6. [Noun]: the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface; "they dug into the earth outside the church"

7. [Noun]: a connection between an electrical device and the earth (which is a zero voltage)

8. [Verb]: hide in the earth like a hunted animal

9. [Verb]: connect to the earth; "earth the circuit"

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