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English noun: bud

1. bud (plant) a partially opened flower


Broader (hypernym)bloom, blossom, flower


Narrower (hyponym)rosebud

2. bud (plant) a swelling on a plant stem consisting of overlapping immature leaves or petals


Broader (hypernym)sprout


Narrower (hyponym)flower bud, leaf bud, mixed bud


English verb: bud

1. bud (change) develop buds


SamplesThe hibiscus is budding!.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)develop

2. bud (change) start to grow or develop


SamplesA budding friendship.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)begin, start









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