Search results for desert

We have found multiple words desert. Choose the one you are looking for and click on the link in its Dictionary entry column to see its detailed etymology.

Dictionary entry Language Definition
desert English (Noun) (usually in plural) That which is deserved or merited; a just punishment or reward.(usually in plural) That which is deserved or merited; a just punishment or reward.
desert English (Adjective Noun) Abandoned, deserted, or uninhabited; usually of a place. (figuratively) Any barren place or situation.. A barren area of land or desolate terrain, especially one with little water or vegetation; [...]Abandoned, deserted, or uninhabited; usually of a place. (figuratively) Any barren place or situation.. A barren area of land or desolate terrain, especially one with little water or vegetation; [...]
desert English (Verb) To leave (anything that depends on one's presence to survive, exist, or succeed), especially when contrary to a promise or obligation; to abandon; to forsake.. To leave one's duty or post, [...]To leave (anything that depends on one's presence to survive, exist, or succeed), especially when contrary to a promise or obligation; to abandon; to forsake.. To leave one's duty or post, [...]

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