Desert

7 Definitions of Desert

The meaning of the word desert, the definition of Desert:

n. - That which is deserved; the reward or the punishment justly due; claim to recompense, usually in a good sense; right to reward; merit.

n. - A deserted or forsaken region; a barren tract incapable of supporting population, as the vast sand plains of Asia and Africa are destitute and vegetation.

n. - A tract, which may be capable of sustaining a population, but has been left unoccupied and uncultivated; a wilderness; a solitary place.

a. - Of or pertaining to a desert; forsaken; without life or cultivation; unproductive; waste; barren; wild; desolate; solitary; as, they landed on a desert island.

v. t. - To leave (especially something which one should stay by and support); to leave in the lurch; to abandon; to forsake; -- implying blame, except sometimes when used of localities; as, to desert a friend, a principle, a cause, one's country.

v. t. - To abandon (the service) without leave; to forsake in violation of duty; to abscond from; as, to desert the army; to desert one's colors.

v. i. - To abandon a service without leave; to quit military service without permission, before the expiration of one's term; to abscond.


The word "desert" uses 6 letters: D E E R S T

Direct anagrams of desert:

deters rested

Words formed by adding one letter before or after desert, or to desert in any order:

a - dearest derates redates sedater   b - bedrest   c - crested   d - reddest tedders   e - reested steered   i - diester dieters reedits resited   n - tenders   o - oersted teredos   s - deserts dessert tressed   w - strewed wrested  

Shorter words found within desert:

de dee deer deers dees deet deets dere deter dree drees drest ed eds er ere ers erst es ester et re red rede redes reds ree reed reeds rees reest res reset rest ret rete rets seder see seed seer ser sere sered set sr steed steer stere te ted teds tee teed tees teres terse tree treed trees

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