HyperDic: bud

English > 4 senses of the word bud:
NOUNplantbuda partially opened flower
plantbuda swelling on a plant stem consisting of overlapping immature leaves or petals
VERBchangebuddevelop buds
changebudstart to grow or develop
bud > pronunciation
Soundsbah'd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
English > bud: 4 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningA partially opened flower.
NarrowerrosebudThe bud of a rose
Broaderflower, bloom, blossomreproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
Spanishcapullo
Catalancapoll, poncella
Verbsbuddevelop buds
English > bud: 4 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningA swelling on a plant stem consisting of overlapping immature leaves or petals.
Narrowerflower budA bud from which only a flower or flowers develop
leaf budA bud from which leaves (but not flowers) develop
mixed budA bud yielding both leaves and flowers
BroadersproutAny new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud
Spanishyema
Catalanponcella
Verbsbuddevelop buds
English > bud: 4 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningDevelop buds.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The hibiscus is budding!"
BroaderdevelopGrow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
Spanishbrotar, florecer, retoñar
Catalanbrotar
Nounsbuda swelling on a plant stem consisting of overlapping immature leaves or petals
buda partially opened flower
English > bud: 4 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningstart to grow or develop.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"a budding friendship"
Broaderbegin, startHave a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense
Spanishbrotar
Catalanbrotar

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