Noun Definition

soil

1.Definition: material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)

"The land had never been plowed", "Good agricultural soil"

Related Noun(s):ground, land

Category: Objects

2.Definition: the geographical area under the jurisdiction of a sovereign state

"American troops were stationed on Japanese soil"

Related Noun(s):territory

Category: Places

3.Definition: the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock

Related Noun(s):dirt

Category: General

4.Definition: the state of being covered with unclean things

Related Noun(s):dirt, grime, stain, filth, grunge, grease

Category: General