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green

 
pronunciation:
grin
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb & intransitive verb
phrases:
go green
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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
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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
definition 8: of a company or industry, producing energy-efficient or recyclable products and producing them in a way that conserves energy generated from fossil fuels and contributes little to environmental pollution.
In an effort to become more green, our company has switched to a process that uses non-toxic, non-polluting chemicals.
definition 9: of an institution or business, conserving much energy from fossil fuels and contributing little to environmental pollution.
Our college has made great strides in becoming green in the past several years.
definition 10: of a product, having been made with relatively little expense of energy from fossil fuels and with little contribution to environmental pollution as well as, typically, having the capability of being recycled by consumers.
Our company was one of the earliest producers of green paper products.
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: greens, greening, greened
definition: to make or become green.
similar words:
bud, burgeon, sprout
phrase: go green
derivations: greenish (adj.), greenly (n.), greenness (n.)
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