HyperDic: sprout

English > 4 senses of the word sprout:
VERBchangesprout, shoot, spud, germinate, pullulate, bourgeon, burgeon forthproduce buds, branches, or germinate
bodysprout, stockput forth and grow sprouts / sprouts or shoots
NOUNplantsproutany new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud
foodsprouta newly grown bud (especially from a germinating seed)
sprout > pronunciation
Soundsspraw't
Rhymesabout ... workout: 67 rhymes with awt...
English > sprout: 4 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud.
NarrowerbudA swelling on a plant stem consisting of overlapping immature leaves or petals
shootA new branch
Broaderplant organA functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus
Spanishbrote, retoño
Verbssproutput forth and grow sprouts / sprouts or shoots
sproutproduce buds, branches, or germinate
English > sprout: 4 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningA newly grown bud (especially from a germinating seed).
Narroweralfalfa sproutsprouted alfalfa seeds
bean sproutAny of various sprouted beans
Broadergreens, green, leafy vegetableAny of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables
Spanishcol de Bruselas
Catalancol de Brussel·les
Verbssproutput forth and grow sprouts / sprouts or shoots
sproutproduce buds, branches, or germinate
English > sprout: 4 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningproduce buds, branches, or germinate.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"the potatoes sprouted"
Synonymsshoot, spud, germinate, pullulate, bourgeon, burgeon forth
Broadergrowincrease in size by natural process
Similar togerminateCause to grow or sprout
Spanishbrotar, germinar, nacer, pulular
Catalanapuntar, brollar, brostar, brotar, créixer, germinar, grillar, nàixer, néixer, rebrollar, rebrostar, rebrotar, rellucar, treure
Nounssprouta newly grown bud (especially from a germinating seed)
sproutany new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud
sproutingthe process whereby seeds or spores sprout and begin to grow
English > sprout: 4 senses > verb 2, body
Meaningput forth and grow sprouts / sprouts or shoots.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"the plant sprouted early this year"
Synonymstock
Broadergrow, develop, produce, get, acquireCome to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
Spanishbrotar, germinar, nacer, rebrotar, retoñar
Catalanbrostar, brotar, nàixer, néixer, rebrollar, rebrotar
Nounssprouta newly grown bud (especially from a germinating seed)
sproutany new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud
sproutingthe process whereby seeds or spores sprout and begin to grow

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