HyperDic: fruit

English > 5 senses of the word fruit:
NOUNplantfruitthe ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
artifactfruit, yieldan amount of a product
eventfruitthe consequence of some effort or action
VERBcreationfruitcause to bear fruit
creationfruitbear fruit
fruit > pronunciation
Soundsfruw't
Rhymesabsolute ... uproot: 83 rhymes with uwt...
English > fruit: 5 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningThe ripened reproductive body of a seed plant.
NarrowerMay appleedible but insipid fruit of the May apple plant
accessory fruit, pseudocarpfruit containing much fleshy tissue besides that of the ripened ovary
achenesmall dry indehiscent fruit with the seed distinct from the fruit wall
acornfruit of the oak tree
aggregate fruit, multiple fruit, syncarpfruit consisting of many individual small fruits or drupes derived from separate ovaries within a common receptacle
berryA small fruit having any of various structures, e.g., simple (grape or blueberry) or aggregate (blackberry or raspberry)
buckthorn berry, yellow berryfruit of various buckthorns yielding dyes or pigments
buffalo nut, elk nut, oil nutoily drupaceous fruit of rabbitwood
chokecherryThe fruit of the chokecherry tree
cubebspicy fruit of the cubeb vine
drupe, stone fruitfleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed
ear, spike, capitulumfruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn
edible fruitedible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
fruitletA diminutive fruit, especially one that is part of a multiple fruit
gourdAny of numerous inedible fruits with hard rinds
hagberrysmall cherry much liked by birds
hip, rose hip, rosehipThe fruit of a rose plant
juniper berryberrylike fruit of a plant of the genus Juniperus especially the berrylike cone of the common juniper
marascasmall bitter fruit of the marasca cherry tree from whose juice maraschino liqueur is made
olivesmall ovoid fruit of the European olive tree
pod, seedpodA several-seeded dehiscent fruit as e.g. of a leguminous plant
pome, false fruitA fleshy fruit (apple or pear or related fruits) having seed chambers and an outer fleshy part
prairie gourdsmall hard green-and-white inedible fruit of the prairie gourd plant
pyxidium, pyxisfruit of such plants as the plantain
quandong, blue figThe fruit of the Brisbane quandong tree
rowanberrydecorative red berrylike fruit of a rowan tree
schizocarpA dry dehiscent fruit that at maturity splits into two or more parts each with a single seed
seedA small hard fruit
wild cherryThe fruit of the wild cherry tree
Broaderreproductive structureThe parts of a plant involved in its reproduction
Spanishfruta, fruto
Catalanfruita, fruit
Adjectivesfruitytasting or smelling richly of or as of fruit
Nounsfruiterera person who sells fruit
fruitleta diminutive fruit, especially one that is part of a multiple fruit
Verbsfructifybear fruit
fructifybecome productive or fruitful
fruitbear fruit
fruitcause to bear fruit
English > fruit: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn amount of a product.
Synonymyield
Broaderproduct, productionAn artifact that has been created by someone or some process
Spanishfruto, producción
Catalanfruit, producció
English > fruit: 5 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningThe consequence of some effort or action.
Example"he lived long enough to see the fruit of his policies"
Broaderconsequence, aftermathThe outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual
Spanishfrutos
Catalanfruit, fruits
English > fruit: 5 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningCause to bear fruit.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Cause tofruitbear fruit
Nounsfruitthe ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
fruitagethe yield of fruit
English > fruit: 5 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningbear fruit.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"the trees fruited early this year"
Caused byfruitCause to bear fruit
Broaderbear, turn outbring forth, "The apple tree bore delicious apples this year"
Spanishfrutar
Nounsfruitthe ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
fruitagethe yield of fruit
fruitionthe condition of bearing fruit / fruit

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