Antonyms for soil

Antonyms for soil DEFAULT

Soil

Antonyms of SOIL

  • upgrade, sterilize, clean, sky, purify, cleanness, elevate, respect, cleanliness, laud, honor.

Examples of usage:

  1. The thought of it is soil!... "Yolanda of Cyprus" by Cale Young Rice
  2. They are the best men in the worldtotill the soil." "The Red Lily, v2" by Anatole France
  3. " The country does not mean the soil, but the men on it," interrupted my masteragain. "The Home and the World" by Rabindranath Tagore
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dirt

(Mining) The gravel, soil, etc. from which gold is separated by washing or panning

loam

The definition of loam is rich soil with clay, organic matter and sand.

spoil

To overindulge so as to cause to demand or expect too much

debase

To lower in character, quality, or value; degrade.

clay

(Firearms, informal) a clay pigeon

earth(related)

Elements: The Earth is made up of iron, oxygen, silicon, magnesium, sulfur, calcium, aluminum and other trace elements.

dirty(related)

To dirty is to cause something to become unclean or impure.

disgrace(related)

Disgrace is defined as to shame or dishonor.

slander(related)

To utter or spread slander.

edaphic

Influenced by the soil rather than by the climate.

terrestrial

(Astronomy) Similar to the planet earth in size or composition:

clean(antonym)

Free from foreign matter or pollution; unadulterated:

bemire

To cause to sink into mud.

cloud

To darken; obscure; threaten

denigrate

To denigrate is to belittle or attack someone's reputation.

a horizon b horizon c horizon(related)

The loose top layer of the Earth's surface, consisting of rock and mineral particles mixed with decayed organic matter (humus), and capable of retaining water, providing nutrients for plants, and supporting a wide range of biotic communities. Soil is formed by a combination of depositional, chemical, and biological processes and plays an important role in the carbon, nitrogen, and hydrologic cycles. Soil types vary widely from one region to another, depending on the type of bedrock they overlie and the climate in which they form. In wet and humid regions, for example, soils tend to be thicker than they do in dry regions.

abc-soil(related)

(Usually capitalized) Soil that has a well-differentiated profile, with the three types or horizons of soil.

degrade

To lower in quality or value; make inferior or less valuable:

dung

The excrement of animals.

excrement

Waste matter from the bowels; feces

ground

The soil of the earth; earth; land

humus

The definition of humus is partially decomposed organic matter.

land

The definition of land is the part of the surface of the Earth that is solid ground and not water.

manure

The definition of manure is animal excrement that is used to fertilize.

mold

Any of various other saprophytic or parasitic organisms that resemble fungi, such as slime molds or water molds.

silt

Material with similar physical characteristics, whatever its origins or transport.

begrime

To cover with grime; make dirty; soil

blot

To stain (a reputation); disgrace

contaminate

(Linguistics) To influence the semantic properties or phonological form of (a word or phrase); blend with:

defile

To profane or sully (a reputation, for example).

foil

(Hunting) To make (a scent, trail, etc.) confused, as by recrossing, in order to balk the pursuers

muck

To remove muck or dirt from (a mine, for example).

mud

To cover or soil with or as with mud; muddy

shame

To cover with reproach or ignominy; to dishonour; to disgrace.

smear

smut

To affect (a plant) with smut fungus.

soot

A black, powdery substance that consists mainly of carbon and is formed through the incomplete combustion of wood, coal, diesel oil, or other materials. Because it absorbs energy from sunlight rather than reflecting it, soot is believed to be a cause of global warming, especially when it settles on snow and ice, reducing their reflectivity. Soot particles in the air are a contributing factor in respiratory diseases.

taint

Taint is defined as to make something decay or cause it to be impure.

keep clean(antonym)

befoul

To cast aspersions upon; speak badly of.

black

smudge

To make dirty, especially in one small area:

pollution

Something that pollutes; a pollutant or a group of pollutants:

spatter

To strike or land on in a dispersed way:

corrupt

To waste, spoil, or consume; to make worthless.

infect

(Computers) To become transmitted to and copied on (a hard drive, for example). Used of a virus or other harmful software.

attack(related)

The definition of attack is to make an attempt to hurt someone or something (physically or verbally), to destroy someone or something, to impact someone or something in a dangerous manner, or to forcibly take someone or something.

filth

Smut; that which sullies or defiles the moral character; corruption; pollution

grease

(Slang) Something, such as money or influence, that facilitates the attainment of an object or a desire:

grunge

Rock music that incorporates elements of punk rock and heavy metal, often expressing a bleak or nihilistic outlook.

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Synonyms and Antonyms of SOIL



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SOIL - noun

Meanings :

1. the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock

2. the state of being covered with unclean things

3. the geographical area under the jurisdiction of a sovereign state

4. material in the top layer of the surface of the earth

In sentences :

1. The body was hidden beneath a thin layer of soil.

2. She raked the soil over to loosen the weeds.

3. It is important to enrich the soil prior to planting.

Synonyms - Stain, spoil, dirty smear, pollute, taint, contaminate, sully

1. Ramesh never does anything which may stain his character.

2. Ritu is a spoiled child, always making mischief, never serious.

3. Smoking is a dirty habit. It affects health adversely.

4. I promise to do nothing which may smear the good name of our noble family.

5. Coal-based industries tend to pollute the atmosphere.

Antonyms - Clarify, clean, purge, wash, cleanse, purify

1. The Principal clarified many controversial issues raised by the students and teachers.

2. The new Prime Minister has promised to give a clean administration to the country.

3. He has decided to purge it of inefficient and corrupt officials.

4. The washer man washes the dirty clothes of the people.

5. In these days of good washing soaps and powders, most families prefer to clean their clothes themselves as an economic measure.











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1. soil

noun. ['ˈsɔɪl'] the state of being covered with unclean things.

  • grease
  • stain
  • grime
  • grunge
  • uncleanness
  • filth
  • dirtiness
  • approve
  • urban area
  • natural elevation
  • top
  • soile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soilen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soyl (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Words that Rhyme with Soil

  • statoil
  • guilfoil
  • embroil
  • britoil
  • uncoil
  • recoil
  • oleoyl
  • lukoil
  • gatoil
  • spoil
  • oboyle
  • o'boyle
  • croyle
  • broil
  • toil
  • royle
  • roil
  • moyle
  • moyl
  • hoyle
  • foyle
  • foil
  • doyle
  • coyle
  • coile
  • coil
  • boyle
  • boil

Example sentences of the word soil


1. Noun, singular or mass
Firmly pack down soil around the bulb so no air bubbles are left.

2. Verb, base form
Add organic compost to soil before planting.

Quotes containing the word soil


1. Isn't it the moment of most profound doubt that gives birth to new certainties? Perhaps hopelessness is the very soil that nourishes human hope; perhaps one could never find sense in life without first experiencing its absurdity.
- Vaclav Havel

2. Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilised by education: they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.
- Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

3. Even when I'm dead, I'll swim through the Earth,like a mermaid of the soil, just to be next to your bones.
- Jeffrey McDaniel

2. free-soil

adjective. where slavery was prohibited.

  • bound
  • restricted
  • restrained

3. soil-building

adjective. (of crops) planted to improve the quality of the soil.

4. soil

noun. ['ˈsɔɪl'] the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock.

  • gumbo soil
  • podsol soil
  • dirt
  • indurated clay
  • caliche
  • fuller's earth
  • loam
  • ground
  • boulder clay
  • mold
  • desert soil
  • silt
  • podsol
  • laterite
  • subsoil
  • earth
  • sedimentary clay
  • clunch
  • prairie soil
  • mud
  • Indian red
  • till
  • sand
  • mould
  • loess
  • residual soil
  • podzol soil
  • hardpan
  • surface soil
  • wiesenboden
  • tundra soil
  • humus
  • podsolic soil
  • gilgai soil
  • podzol
  • marl
  • clay
  • gumbo
  • bog soil
  • alluvial soil
  • desertic soil
  • bole
  • topsoil
  • regosol
  • residual clay
  • soile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soilen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soyl (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. soil

noun. ['ˈsɔɪl'] material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use).

  • turf
  • badlands
  • ploughland
  • tilth
  • tillage
  • ground
  • object
  • sod
  • polder
  • farmland
  • scablands
  • plowland
  • bottom
  • coastland
  • rangeland
  • tilled land
  • physical object
  • sward
  • bottomland
  • land
  • overburden
  • cultivated land
  • wetland
  • greensward
  • stay
  • unclog
  • roughen
  • uncover
  • soile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soilen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soyl (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. soil

verb. ['ˈsɔɪl'] make soiled, filthy, or dirty.

  • muddy
  • grime
  • alter
  • blemish
  • dirty
  • crock
  • muck up
  • mire
  • contaminate
  • change
  • foul
  • mud
  • slime
  • smear
  • muck
  • muddy up
  • splash
  • begrime
  • colly
  • pollute
  • modify
  • spot
  • soile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soilen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soyl (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. soil

noun. ['ˈsɔɪl'] the geographical area under the jurisdiction of a sovereign state.

  • territory
  • geographical region
  • geographic area
  • geographical area
  • disconnect
  • unfasten
  • figure
  • dispose
  • soile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soilen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soyl (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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Soil antonyms for

soil

Tom Anderson is the Chairman for Saline County Soil and Water Conservation District.

As today's farmers and ranchers work to produce food for the growing population, they are dedicated to using responsible land-management practices to ensure a sustainable food supply and healthy land and soil for future generations.

Saline County SWCD promotes Soil, Water Stewardship Week

They stated this at a national seminar on role of soil in global food supply and oath-taking ceremony of Soil Science Society of Pakistan, held at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR), on Monday.

The seminar was organised by Institute of Soil Sciences, PMAS-AAUR in coordination with Soil Science Society of Pakistan with an aim to highlight the importance of soil.

Experts call for bringing up to 60pc soil under cultivation

The speakers addressing the participants emphasized on intrusive policies and strategies by developing the soil management system, investing in the up-gradation of soil and through education and effective extension programs to increase the productivity of soil.

They said that only 10 percent of world soil was being used for food production which must be increased up to 60% by 2050 in order to meet with food needs.

Seminar on Role of Soil in Global Food Supply held at PMAS-AAUR

When such petroleum waste is spilled over the soil surface may cause drastic changes in the soil physicochemical characteristics (Brakorenko and Korotchenko, 2016).

Acidity and alkalinity of the soil may affect the availability of some essential nutrients necessary for plant growth and development (He et al., 2017).

Major elements distribution in the soil profile of petroleum contaminated soils

Mr Mati, a soilscientist refers to soilas a living material that is as diverse as any other living organism.Who is a soilscientist?Soil scientists specialise in the study of soil.

Soil science broken down by Nick Mati

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Synonyms & Antonyms : Soil

Soil



( Verb )


He refused to soil his hands.

Synonyms:

Stain

Spoil

Dirty

Smear

Pollute

Taint

Contaminate

Sully

Contextual Examples:

George never does anything which may stain his character.

Deepa is a spoiled child, always making mischief, never serious.

Smoking is a dirty habit. It affects health adversely.

Coal and oil based industries tend to pollute the atmosphere.



Antonyms:

Clarify

Clean

Purge

Wash

Cleanse

Purify

Contextual Examples:

The Principal clarified many controversial issues raised by the students and the teachers.

The new government has promised to give a clean administration to the country.

It has been decided to purge the government of inefficient and corrupt officials.

The washer man washes the dirty clothes of the people.

In these days of good washing soaps and powders, most families prefer to clean their clothes themselves as an economic measure.




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Synonyms of soil in English

: soil1soil2

soil1


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See Spanish definition of tierra

noun

1‘blueberries need very acid soil’

SYNONYMS

earth, loam, sod, ground, dirt, clay, turf, topsoil, mould, humus, marl, dust

2‘the existence of American bases on British soil’

SYNONYMS

territory, land, space, terra firma

domain, dominion, orbit, jurisdiction, region, country


Synonyms of soil in English

: soil1soil2

soil2


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verb

1‘he might soil his expensive suit’

SYNONYMS

dirty, get dirty, make dirty, get filthy, make filthy, blacken, grime, begrime, stain, muddy, splash, spot, spatter, splatter, smear, smudge, sully, spoil, defile, pollute, contaminate, foul, befoul

informal make mucky, muck up

ANTONYMS

keep clean, clean

2‘the reputation of the company is being soiled by sinister elements’

SYNONYMS

damage, sully, injure, stain, blacken, tarnish, taint, besmirch, blemish, defile, blot, smear, bring discredit to, dishonour, drag through the mud


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