Synonyms of landing


1. landing, platform

usage: an intermediate platform in a staircase

2. landing, landing place, structure, construction

usage: structure providing a place where boats can land people or goods

3. landing, arrival

usage: the act of coming down to the earth (or other surface); "the plane made a smooth landing"; "his landing on his feet was catlike"

4. landing, arrival

usage: the act of coming to land after a voyage


1. land, set down, arrive, get, come

usage: reach or come to rest; "The bird landed on the highest branch"; "The plane landed in Istanbul"

2. land, put down, bring down, arrive, get, come

usage: cause to come to the ground; "the pilot managed to land the airplane safely"

3. bring, land, change, alter, modify

usage: bring into a different state; "this may land you in jail"

4. land, bring, convey, take

usage: bring ashore; "The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island"

5. land, deliver, drive home

usage: deliver (a blow); "He landed several blows on his opponent's head"

6. land, set ashore, shore, arrive, get, come

usage: arrive on shore; "The ship landed in Pearl Harbor"

7. down, shoot down, land

usage: shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of our aircraft"

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