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English noun: weed

1. weed (plant) any plant that crowds out cultivated plants

Broader (hypernym)tracheophyte, vascular plant

Narrower (hyponym)Agrostemma githago, alligator grass, alligator weed, Alternanthera philoxeroides, ambrosia, Barbarea vulgaris, Barnaby's thistle, bastard feverfew, benweed, bitterweed, bitterweed, bristly oxtongue, bugloss, California dandelion, Canadian fleabane, capeweed, carpetweed, cat's-ear, Centaurea solstitialis, cockle-bur, cockle-burr, cocklebur, cockleburr, Conyza canadensis, corn campion, corn cockle, corn spurrey, corn spurry, crown-of-the-field, Erechtites hieracifolia, Erigeron canadensis, Erysimum cheiranthoides, fireweed, fleabane, gosmore, groundsel, Hieracium aurantiacum, Hieracium praealtum, horseweed, Hypochaeris radicata, Indian chickweed, jointed charlock, king devil, knawe, knawel, madnep, Molluga verticillata, nettle, orange hawkweed, oxtongue, Parthenium hysterophorus, pennycress, Picris echioides, Pilosella aurantiaca, ragweed, ragweed, ragwort, Raphanus raphanistrum, rockcress, rocket cress, runch, sand spurry, Scleranthus annuus, sea spurry, Senecio doublasii, Senecio jacobaea, Senecio vulgaris, Sisymbrium barbarea, Spergula arvensis, Spergularia rubra, tansy ragwort, thistle, threadleaf groundsel, tumbleweed, wild parsnip, wild radish, wild rape, wormseed mustard, yellow hawkweed, yellow rocket, yellow star-thistle

Antonymscultivated plant

2. weed (artifact) a black band worn by a man (on the arm or hat) as a sign of mourning

Synonymsmourning band

Broader (hypernym)band

3. weed (artifact) street names for marijuana

Synonymsdope, gage, grass, green goddess, locoweed, Mary Jane, pot, sens, sess, skunk, smoke

Broader (hypernym)cannabis, ganja, marihuana, marijuana

English verb: weed

1. weed (change) clear of weeds

SamplesWeed the garden.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw

Narrower (hyponym)stub

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