Definitions of "World"

The earth, especially together with the life it supports. noun

The universe. noun

Humankind considered as social beings; human society. noun

People as a whole; the public. noun

A specified part of the earth. noun

A part of the earth and its inhabitants as known at a given period in history. noun

A realm or domain. noun

A sphere of human activity or interest. noun

A class or group of people with common characteristics or pursuits. noun

People in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest. noun

People in general considered as a whole. noun

All of your experiences that determine how things appear to you. noun

The 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on. noun

Involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope. adjective

The concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife. noun

Everything that exists anywhere. noun

All of the living human inhabitants of the earth. noun

A part of the earth that can be considered separately. noun

The word "World" in example sentences

It is a test to \'live in the world but not of the world\ 'as Jesus put it. Capricorn New Moon, December 27, 2008

And the idea that you can't set up a controlled experiment in an open-ended virtual world is curious -- scientists do this all the time, setting up controlled experiments in *the real world*. Studying Real-World Business in Virtual Worlds

We may distinguish between the world-in-itself and the ˜world™ of our perceptual and related experiences (the phenomenal world). Thomas Kuhn

In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world_. Daily Strength for Daily Needs

It is the principal idea which penetrates all our reasoning about the relation of God and the world -- namely, the idea of a _teleology in the world_ -- which is to lead us to a correct conception of the _miracles_ and their reconcilableness with a mechanism of nature and with the Darwinistic ideas of development. The Theories of Darwin and Their Relation to Philosophy, Religion, and Morality

Similarly, the world of physical phenomena which was briefly called “world” by Minkowski is naturally four-dimensional in the space-time sense. Chapter 17. Minkowski’s Four-Dimensional Space

[Illustration: _It was a beautiful white world, a very beautiful white world_] The Adventures of Danny Meadow Mouse

Christ: by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world_. The World's Great Sermons, Volume 10 Drummond to Jowett, and General Index

Not a human being but ourselves for miles; and no sound heard but the pulsations of the great Pacific! and the great steep hill rising like a wall, and cutting us off from all the world, but the “world of waters! Chapter XVIII. Easter Sunday-“Sail Ho!”-Whales-San Juan-Romance of Hide-Droghing-San Diego Again

It was not a singing river, but to-day it seemed to have a song, "_Go back, go back_," it said; "_you have seen the world, you have seen the world_." Mistress Anne

"_Comprehend clearly_" (says Hermes to Asclepios) "_that this sensible world is enfolded, as in a garment, by the supernal world_." Four-Dimensional Vistas

That the expression, "end of the world," where the original for _world_ is _ai [= o] n_, ever has the meaning of end of this material universe cannot be proved. The Arena Volume 4, No. 20, July, 1891

It is a participial adjective from _pacha_, place, especially the world, and _camac_, present participle of _camani_, I animate, from which also comes _camakenc_, the soul, and means _animating the world_. The Myths of the New World A Treatise on the Symbolism and Mythology of the Red Race of America

_This world is the next world_; do thou therefore enjoy pleasure, for every virtuous man does not gain it. India: What can it teach us? A Course of Lectures Delivered before the University Of Cambridge

"I have been thinking," he said, "since my question of how the world went with you, what a very insignificant thing, as to extent, '_the world_' of any one person is." Say and Seal, Volume I

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