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green

 
pronunciation:
grin
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb & intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the color of emeralds or of young, growing foliage; the color lying between yellow and blue on the spectrum.
similar words:
aqua, aquamarine, chartreuse, emerald, jade, kelly green, olive, pea green, sea green
definition 2: something that is green in color.
similar words:
verdure
definition 3: someone who wears the color green or a group identified by this color.
The greens are playing the blues today.
definition 4: a grassy area.
We played croquet on the green.
synonyms:
lawn
similar words:
common, field, golf course, greensward, heath
definition 5: (pl.) green, often leafy foliage or vegetables.
One needs greens in the diet.
 
synonyms:
greenery
similar words:
foliage, salad, vegetables
definition 6: (slang) money.
synonyms:
greenbacks, money, silver
similar words:
cash, scratch
 
part of speech: adjective
inflections: greener, greenest
definition 1: of or pertaining to the color green.
synonyms:
verdant, viridescent
similar words:
bilious, olive
definition 2: full of or covered with greenery or foliage.
green hills
synonyms:
verdant, verdurous
similar words:
foliate, grassy, leafy
definition 3: made with green leafy vegetables.
a green salad
similar words:
vegetable
definition 4: not fully mature; unripe.
green bananas
synonyms:
unripe
antonyms:
ripe
similar words:
immature
definition 5: lacking in experience; untrained.
synonyms:
callow, immature, inexperienced, raw
antonyms:
experienced, seasoned
similar words:
crude, gullible, ingenuous, innocent, naive, new, tender, unseasoned, unskilled, untrained
definition 6: young and full of life.
synonyms:
coltish, young
similar words:
frisky, growing, lively, tender, vigorous
definition 7: sickly looking; pale.
You look a little green today.
synonyms:
sickly
similar words:
bilious, ghastly, off-color, pale, pallid, under the weather
 
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: greened, greening, greens
definition: to make or become green.
similar words:
bud, burgeon, sprout
derivations: greenish (adj.), greenly (n.), greenness (n.)
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