Synonyms of desert


1. desert, tract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcel, biome

usage: arid land with little or no vegetation


1. abandon, forsake, desolate, desert, leave

usage: leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; "The mother deserted her children"

2. defect, desert, flee, fly, take flight

usage: desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army; "If soldiers deserted Hitler's army, they were shot"

3. desert, leave, go forth, go away

usage: leave behind; "the students deserted the campus after the end of exam period"

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Definition and meaning of desert (Dictionary)