n. An age of man; a generation.n. Any state or sphere of existence; any wide scene of life or action: as, a future world; the world to come.n. The system of created things; all created existences; the whole creation; the created universe: a use dating from the time when the earth was supposed to be the center and sum of everything.n. The inhabitants of the earth and their concerns or interests; the human race; humanity; mankind: also, a certain section, division, or class of men considered as a separate or independent whole; a number or body of people united by a common faith, cause, aim, object, pursuit, or the like: as, the religious world; the Christian world; the heathen world; the political, literary, or scientific world; the world of letters.n. The earth and all created things upon it; the terraqueous globe.n. That which pertains to the earth or to this present state of existence merely; secular affairs or interests; the concerns of this life, as opposed to those of the future life.n. A particular part of the globe; a large portion or division of the globe: as, the Old World (the eastern hemisphere); the New World (the western hemisphere); the Roman world.n. Public life; life in society; intercourse with one's fellows.n. Any celestial orb or planetary body, especially considered as peopled, and as the scene of interests kindred to those of mankind.n. The part of mankind that is devoted to the affairs of this life or interested in secular affairs; those concerned especially for the interests and pleasures of the present state of existence; the unregenerate or ungodly part of humanity.n. The ways and manners of men; the practices of life; the habits, customs, and usages of society; social life in its various aspects.n. A course of life; a career.n. The current of events, especially as affecting the individual; circumstances or affairs, particularly those closely relating to one's self.n. Any system of more or less complexity or development, characterized by harmony, order, or completeness; anything forming an organic whole; a microcosm.n. Sphere; domain; province; region; realm: as, the world of dreams; the world of art.n. A great number or quantity: as, a world of people; a world of words; a world of meaning. Compare a world, below.n. Used in emphatic phrases expressing wonder, astonishment, perplexity, etc.: as, what in the world am I to do? how in all the world did you get there?n. The sum of what the world contains; everything: as, she is all the world to me. Compare the whole world, below.n. Hence the expression woman of the world (that is, a married woman), used by Audrey in “As you Like it.”n. Synonyms Globe, etc. See earth.To introduce into the world; give birth to.