Know Your Next Word : world

7. world :

noun :

1. the earth or globe, considered as a planet

2. (often initial capital letter) a particular division of the earth

3. the earth or a part of it, with its inhabitants, affairs, etc., during a particular period

4. humankind : the human race : humanity

5. a particular class of people, with common interests, aims, etc.

usage :

  • The whole world knows it.

  • The world must eliminate war and poverty.

  • That vacation was worlds of fun.

  • My grandmother brought nine children into the world.

  • Her first child came into the world in June.

  • You look for all the world like my Aunt Mary.

  • I never in the world would have believed such an obvious lie.

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