Idioms about world
- to give birth to; bear: My grandmother brought nine children into the world.
- to deliver (a baby): the doctor brought many children into the world.
- for any consideration, however great: She wouldn't come to visit us for all the world.
- in every respect; precisely: You look for all the world like my Aunt Mary.
- at all; ever: I never in the world would have believed such an obvious lie.
- from among all possibilities: Where in the world did you find that hat?
Origin of world
synonym study for world
OTHER WORDS FROM worldcoun·ter·world, nounin·ter·world, noun
Words nearby world
How to use world in a sentence
With fires burning in so many disparate corners of the world, one might assume that wildfires have been growing every year.What wildfires in Brazil, Siberia, and the US West have in common|Lili Pike|September 17, 2020|Vox
Democratic-run New Jersey and New York, with death rates of 181 and 168, respectively, would lead the entire world.Trump says US Covid-19 deaths would be low if you excluded blue states. That’s wrong.|German Lopez|September 17, 2020|Vox
This makes TikTok the seventh most popular social media platform in the world.
Coastal wetlands have been shrinking around the world for the last century.Soggy coastal soils? Here’s why ecologists love them|Alison Pearce Stevens|September 17, 2020|Science News For Students
It housed humans for 40,000 years while our species grew and grew around the world.The Environmental Headache in Your Shampoo - Issue 90: Something Green|Anastasia Bendebury & Michael Shilo DeLay|September 16, 2020|Nautilus
The world that Black Dynamite lives in is not the most PC place to be in.‘Black Dynamite’ Presents Police Brutality: The Musical|Stereo Williams|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Have a look at this telling research from Pew on blasphemy and apostasy laws around the world.
Allegations of transphobia are not new in the world of gay online dating.
People watch night soaps because the genre allows them to believe in a world where people just react off their baser instincts.‘Empire’ Review: Hip-Hop Musical Chairs with an Insane Soap Opera Twist|Judnick Mayard|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Editorial and political cartoon pages from throughout the world almost unanimously came to the same conclusion.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Descending the Alps to the east or south into Piedmont, a new world lies around and before you.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
All over the world the just claims of organized labor are intermingled with the underground conspiracy of social revolution.
There seems something in that also which I could spare only very reluctantly from a new Bible in the world.
That it is a reasonable and proper thing to ask our statesmen and politicians: what is going to happen to the world?
The "new world" was really found in the wonder-years of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
British Dictionary definitions for world (1 of 2)
- (of a midwife, doctor, etc) to deliver (a baby)
- to give birth to
Word Origin for world
British Dictionary definitions for world (2 of 2)
Other Idioms and Phrases with world
In addition to the idioms beginning with world
- world is one's oyster, the
- world of good, a
- all over the place (world)
- best of both worlds
- bring into the world
- come up (in the world)
- dead to the world
- for all the world
- go out (of the world)
- in one's own world
- it's a small world
- laugh and the world laughs with you
- man of the world
- move up (in the world)
- not for all the tea in china (for the world)
- on earth (in the world), what
- on top of the world
- out of this world
- set the world on fire
- think a lot (the world) of
- third world
- with the best will in the world