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English noun: bloom

1. bloom (process) the organic process of bearing flowers

SamplesYou will stop all bloom if you let the flowers go to seed.


Broader (hypernym)biological process, organic process

2. bloom (plant) reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts

Synonymsblossom, flower

Broader (hypernym)reproductive structure

Narrower (hyponym)apetalous flower, bud, chrysanthemum, floret, floweret, inflorescence, ray floret, ray flower

Part holonymcarpel, chlamys, floral envelope, floral leaf, ovary, perianth, perigone, perigonium, pistil, stamen

Part meronymangiosperm, flowering plant

3. bloom (time) the best time of youth

Synonymsbloom of youth, salad days

Broader (hypernym)time of life

Part meronymyouth

4. bloom (state) a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health

Synonymsblush, flush, rosiness

Broader (hypernym)good health, healthiness

5. bloom (time) the period of greatest prosperity or productivity

Synonymsblossom, efflorescence, flower, flush, heyday, peak, prime

Broader (hypernym)period, period of time, time period

Narrower (hyponym)golden age

6. bloom (phenomenon) a powdery deposit on a surface


Broader (hypernym)crystallisation, crystallization, crystallizing

English verb: bloom

1. bloom (change) produce or yield flowers

SamplesThe cherry tree bloomed.

Synonymsblossom, flower

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)develop

Narrower (hyponym)burst forth, effloresce

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