Found 3 items, similar to desert.
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adj : located in a dismal or remote area; desolate; “a desert
; “a godforsaken wilderness crossroads”
; “a wild
stretch of land”
; “waste places”
n : an arid region with little or no vegetation
v 1: leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the
lurch; “The mother deserted her children”
2: 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”
English → English
(d[-e]*z[~e]rt"), n. [OF. deserte, desserte,
merit, recompense, fr. deservir, desservir, to merit. See
That which is deserved; the reward or the punishment justly
due; claim to recompense, usually in a good sense; right to
According to their deserts will I judge them. --Ezek.
Andronicus, surnamed Pius
For many good and great deserts to Rome. --Shak.
His reputation falls far below his desert. --A.
Syn: Merit; worth; excellence; due.
(d[e^]z"[~e]rt), n. [F. d['e]sert, L. desertum,
from desertus solitary, desert, pp. of deserere to desert;
de- + serere to join together. See Series
1. A deserted or forsaken region; a barren tract incapable of
supporting population, as the vast sand plains of Asia and
Africa which are destitute of moisture and vegetation.
A dreary desert and a gloomy waste. --Pope.
2. A tract, which may be capable of sustaining a population,
but has been left unoccupied and uncultivated; a
wilderness; a solitary place.
He will make her wilderness like Eden, and her
desert like the garden of the Lord. --Is. li. 3.
Note: Also figuratively.
Before her extended
Dreary and vast and silent, the desert of life.
, a. [Cf. L. desertus, p. p. of deserere, and F.
d['e]sert. See 2d Desert
Of or pertaining to a desert; forsaken; without life or
cultivation; unproductive; waste; barren; wild; desolate;
solitary; as, they landed on a desert island.
He . . . went aside privately into a desert place.
--Luke ix. 10.
Full many a flower is born to blush unseen,
And waste its sweetness on the desert air. --Gray.
(Bot.), the assemblage of plants growing
naturally in a desert, or in a dry and apparently
(Zo["o]l.), a small hare (Lepus sylvaticus
var. Arizon[ae]) inhabiting the deserts of the Western
(Zo["o]l.), an American mouse (Hesperomys eremicus
), living in the Western deserts.
, v. i.
To abandon a service without leave; to quit military service
without permission, before the expiration of one's term; to
The soldiers . . . deserted in numbers. --Bancroft.
Syn: To abandon; forsake; leave; relinquish; renounce; quit;
depart from; abdicate. See Abandon
(d[-e]*z[~e]rt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
; p. pr. & vb. n. Deserting
.] [Cf. L. desertus,
p. p. of deserere to desert, F. d['e]serter. See 2d
1. 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. “The deserted fortress.”
2. (Mil.) 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.