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English adjective: green

1. green of the color between blue and yellow in the color spectrum; similar to the color of fresh grass


SamplesA green tree.
Green fields.
Green paint.


Synonymsdark-green, greenish, light-green


Similarchromatic


Antonymsachromatic, neutral

2. green concerned with or supporting or in conformity with the political principles of the Green Party

3. green not fully developed or mature; not ripe


SamplesUnripe fruit.
Fried green tomatoes.
Green wood.


Synonymsimmature, unripe, unripened


Similarunaged


Antonymsripe, mature

4. green looking pale and unhealthy


SamplesYou're looking green.
Green around the gills.


Similarill, sick


Antonymswell

5. green naive and easily deceived or tricked


SamplesAt that early age she had been gullible and in love.


Synonymsfleeceable, gullible


Similarnaif, naive


Antonymssophisticated


English noun: green

1. green (attribute) green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass


Synonymsgreenness, viridity


Broader (hypernym)chromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral color, spectral colour


Narrower (hyponym)blue green, bluish green, bottle green, chartreuse, chrome green, emerald, greenishness, jade, jade green, olive green, olive-green, Paris green, pea green, sage green, sea green, teal, yellow green, yellowish green

2. green (location) a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area


SamplesThey went for a walk in the park.


Synonymscommon, commons, park


Broader (hypernym)parcel, parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, tract


Narrower (hyponym)amusement park, funfair, pleasure ground, village green


Instance hyponymCentral Park


Part meronympopulated area, urban area

3. Green (person) United States labor leader who was president of the American Federation of Labor from 1924 to 1952 and who led the struggle with the Congress of Industrial Organizations (1873-1952)


SynonymsWilliam Green


Instance hypernymlabor leader

4. Green (person) an environmentalist who belongs to the Green Party


Broader (hypernym)conservationist, environmentalist


Member meronymGreen Party

5. Green (object) a river that rises in western Wyoming and flows southward through Utah to become a tributary of the Colorado River


SynonymsGreen River


Instance hypernymriver


Part meronymBeehive State, Equality State, Mormon State, UT, Utah, WY, Wyoming

6. green (location) an area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a golf course


SamplesThe ball rolled across the green and into the bunker.


Synonymsputting green, putting surface


Broader (hypernym)land site, site


Part meronymgolf course, links course

7. green (food) any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables


Synonymsgreens, leafy vegetable


Broader (hypernym)veg, vegetable, veggie


Narrower (hyponym)beet green, chard, chop-suey greens, common sorrel, dandelion green, French sorrel, lamb's-quarter, leaf beet, pigweed, salad green, salad greens, sorrel, spinach, spinach beet, sprout, Swiss chard, turnip greens, wild spinach, wild spinach

8. green (artifact) street names for ketamine


Synonymscat valium, honey oil, jet, K, special K, super acid, super C


Broader (hypernym)Ketalar, ketamine, ketamine hydrochloride


English verb: green

1. green (change) turn or become green


SamplesThe trees are greening.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)color, colour, discolor, discolour









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