HyperDic: blossom

English > 4 senses of the word blossom:
NOUNplantblossom, flower, bloomreproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
timeblossom, flower, prime, peak, heyday, bloom, efflorescence, flushthe period of greatest prosperity or productivity
VERBchangeblossom, bloom, flowerproduce or yield flowers
changeblossom, blossom out, blossom forth, unfolddevelop or come to a promising stage / stage
blossom > pronunciation
Soundsblaa'sahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > blossom: 4 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningreproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts.
Synonymsflower, bloom
Part ofangiosperm, flowering plantplants having seeds in a closed ovary
PartscarpelA simple pistil or one element of a compound pistil
floral leafA modified leaf that is part of a flower
ovaryThe organ that bears the ovules of a flower
perianth, chlamys, floral envelope, perigone, perigoniumCollective term for the outer parts of a flower consisting of the calyx and corolla and enclosing the stamens and pistils
pistilThe female ovule-bearing part of a flower composed of ovary and style and stigma
stamenThe male reproductive organ of a flower
Narrowerapetalous flowerflower having no petals
budA partially opened flower
chrysanthemumThe flower of a chrysanthemum plant
floret, floweretA diminutive flower (especially one that is part of a composite flower)
inflorescenceThe flowering part of a plant or arrangement of flowers on a stalk
ray flower, ray floretsmall flower with a flat strap-shaped corolla usually occupying the peripheral rings of a composite flower
Broaderreproductive structureThe parts of a plant involved in its reproduction
Spanishcopa de la flor, flor
Catalanflor
Verbsblossomproduce or yield flowers
English > blossom: 4 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningThe period of greatest prosperity or productivity.
Synonymsflower, prime, peak, heyday, bloom, efflorescence, flush
Narrowergolden ageA time period when some activity or skill was at its peak
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishapogeo, auge, flor
Catalanapogeu, auge
Verbsblossomdevelop or come to a promising stage / stage
English > blossom: 4 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningproduce or yield flowers.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsbloom, flower
Narrowereffloresce, burst forthCome into or as if into flower
BroaderdevelopGrow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
Spanishflorecer
Catalanflorir
Nounsblossomreproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
English > blossom: 4 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningDevelop or come to a promising stage / stage.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"Youth blossomed into maturity"
Synonymsblossom out, blossom forth, unfold
BroaderdevelopGrow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
Spanishabrirse, florecer
Catalanflorir, obrir-se
Nounsblossomthe period of greatest prosperity or productivity

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