Synonyms of world in English:

world


See definition of world

noun

1‘he travelled the world with the army’

SYNONYMS

earth, globe, planet, sphere

2‘he was convinced of the possibility of life on other worlds’

SYNONYMS

planet, satellite, moon, star, heavenly body, orb

3‘the academic world’

SYNONYMS

sphere, society, circle, arena, milieu, province, domain, territory, orbit, preserve, realm, field, discipline, area, department, sector, section, group, division

4‘she would show the world that she was no weak-kneed lady of leisure’

SYNONYMS

everyone, everybody, each and every one, people, mankind, humankind, humanity, people everywhere, the whole world, the world at large, the public, the general public, the population, the populace, all and sundry, every mother's son, every Tom, Dick, and Harry, every man jack

"the world"

5‘there's a world of difference between the two men’

SYNONYMS

huge amount, vast amount, enormous amount, good deal, great deal, abundance, wealth, profusion, mountain, immensity

many, much, plenty, reams

informal heap, pile, lot, load, stack, ton, masses

British informal shedload, lashings

Australian NZ informal swag

ANTONYMS

very little

6‘she renounced the world and became a nun’

SYNONYMS

society, high society

secular interests, temporal concerns, earthly concerns

human existence


Phrases

    in a world of one's own

      ‘he is in a world of his own and is frequently carried away by his own flights of fancy’

      SYNONYMS

      absent-minded, preoccupied, absorbed, engrossed, far away, somewhere else, not there, not with us, abstracted, with one's head in the clouds, daydreaming, dreamy, inattentive, distracted, thoughtful, pensive, lost in thought, deep in thought, immersed in thought, wool-gathering, in a brown study, musing, brooding, absent, distrait, heedless, oblivious

      informal

      miles away

    on top of the world
    out of this world

      ‘her breakfasts are out of this world’