US: /ˈpɫænət/
UK: /plˈænɪt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

planet /'plænit/
  • danh từ
    • (thiên văn học) hành tinh
    • (tôn giáo) áo lễ

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 [C] a large round object in space that moves around a star (such as the sun) and receives light from it: the planets of our solar system + the planet Earth / Venus / Mars
2 (the planet) [sing.] used to mean 'the world', especially when talking about the environment: the battle to save the planet
Idioms: to be on another planet
what planet is sb on? (spoken, humorous) used to suggest that sb's ideas are not realistic or practical: He thinks being a father is easy. What planet is he on?

Collocation dictionary


distant | alien, unknown | another
He looked like something from another planet!


How many planets orbit the sun?


from a/the ~
creatures from an alien planet
| on a/the ~
She believes there is life on other planets.

Concise English dictionary

+(astronomy) any of the nine large celestial bodies in the solar system that revolve around the sun and shine by reflected light; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto in order of their proximity to the sun; viewed from the constellation Hercules, all the planets rotate around the sun in a counterclockwise direction
+a person who follows or serves another
+any celestial body (other than comets or satellites) that revolves around a star