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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(adj.)of the color of growing foliage, between yellow and blue in the spectrum:
covered with herbage or foliage; verdant:
characterized by verdure:
a green Christmas.
Category: Common Vocabulary
made of green leafy vegetables:
a green salad.
Category: Common Vocabulary
not fully matured; unripe:
unseasoned; not cured:
immature in age or judgment; untrained; inexperienced:
simple; unsophisticated; naive.
having a sickly or pale appearance:
to turn green with fear.
advocating or promoting environmentalism: environmentally sound or beneficial:
Category: Ecology, Common Vocabulary
full of life and vigor; youthful:
a green old age.
fresh, recent, or new:
a green wound.
(of wine) having a flavor that is raw, harsh, and acid, due esp. to a lack of maturity.
freshly slaughtered or still raw:
not fired, as bricks or pottery.
(of cement or mortar) freshly set and not completely hardened.
Category: Building Trades
(n.)a color intermediate in the spectrum between yellow and blue, an effect of light with a wavelength between 500 and 570 nm: found in nature as the color of most grasses and leaves while growing.
a secondary color formed by the mixture of blue and yellow pigments.
Category: Fine Arts
green coloring matter, as paint or dye.
green material or clothing:
dressed in green.
Category: Common Vocabulary
greens, the leaves and stems of certain plants, as spinach, kale, or lettuce, eaten as a vegetable. fresh leaves or branches of trees, shrubs, etc., used for decoration.
grassy land; a plot of grassy ground.
a piece of grassy ground constituting a town or village common.
Ref: Also called putting green.
Ref: bowling green. 1
a shooting range for archery.
Ref: green light (def. 1). 1
Slang. money; greenbacks (usu. prec. by the).
Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)
(v.t.)to become or make green.
Idioms for green:
green with envy,extremely jealous.
Origin of green:
bef. 900; ME, OE grēne, c. OFris grēne, OS grōni, OHG gruoni, ON grønn; akin to grow
John Richard, 1837–83, English historian.
Paul Eliot, 1894–1981, U.S. playwright.
William, 1873–1952, U.S. labor leader.
a river flowing S from W Wyoming to join the Colorado River in SE Utah. 730 mi. (1175 km) long.
Category: Geography (places)
green, greenness, viridity(noun)
green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
park, commons, common, green(noun)
a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
"they went for a walk in the park"
Green, William Green(noun)
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)
an environmentalist who belongs to the Green Party
Green, Green River(noun)
a river that rises in western Wyoming and flows southward through Utah to become a tributary of the Colorado River
green, putting green, putting surface(noun)
an area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a golf course
"the ball rolled across the green and into the bunker"
greens, green, leafy vegetable(noun)
any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables
K, jet, super acid, special K, honey oil, green, cat valium, super C(adj)
street names for ketamine
green, greenish, light-green, dark-green(adj)
of the color between blue and yellow in the color spectrum; similar to the color of fresh grass
"a green tree"; "green fields"; "green paint"
concerned with or supporting or in conformity with the political principles of the Green Party
green, unripe, unripened, immature(adj)
not fully developed or mature; not ripe
"unripe fruit"; "fried green tomatoes"; "green wood"
looking pale and unhealthy
"you're looking green"; "green around the gills"
fleeceable, green, gullible(verb)
naive and easily deceived or tricked
"at that early age she had been gullible and in love"
turn or become green
"The trees are greening"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
being the color of grass
a green dress/shirt/sweater
having a lot of trees and plants
one of the greenest areas of the city
relating to protection of the environment
green issues; green products
the color of grass
a dark/light green
vegetables with green leaves
the area covered in short grass next to a hole on a golf course
the ninth green
an open space covered in grass in a town
a concert on the village green
A member of a green party; an environmentalist.
A putting green, the part of a golf course near the hole.
The surface upon which bowls is played.
One of the colour balls used in snooker with a value of 3 points.
a public patch of land in the middle of a settlement.
To make (something) green, to turn (something) green.
To become or grow green in colour.
To add greenspaces to (a town).
To become environmentally aware.
To make (something) environmentally friendly.
Having green as its color.
The former flag of Libya is completely green.
Sally looks pretty green uE0009268uE001 is she going to be sick?
John's kind of green, so take it easy on him this first week.
Let's buy green copier paper for the office
Overcome with envy.
green with envy
Describing a pitch which, even if there is no visible grass, still contains a significant amount of moisture
Of bacon or similar smallgoods, unprocessed, raw, unsmoked; not smoked or spiced.
Unripe, said of certain fruits that change color when they ripen.
Of wine, high or too high in acidity.
Of freshly cut wood or lumber that has not been dried, containing moisture and therefore relatively more flexible or springy.
Nau00EFve or unaware of obvious facts.
Origin: From grene, from grene, from grōniz (compare West Frisian grien, Dutch groen, German grün, Swedish grön Danish grøn), from gʰrōni- (compare Old Church Slavonic грань), from gʰreh₁. More at grow.
having the color of grass when fresh and growing; resembling that color of the solar spectrum which is between the yellow and the blue; verdant; emerald
having a sickly color; wan
full of life aud vigor; fresh and vigorous; new; recent; as, a green manhood; a green wound
not ripe; immature; not fully grown or ripened; as, green fruit, corn, vegetables, etc
not roasted; half raw
immature in age or experience; young; raw; not trained; awkward; as, green in years or judgment
not seasoned; not dry; containing its natural juices; as, green wood, timber, etc
the color of growing plants; the color of the solar spectrum intermediate between the yellow and the blue
a grassy plain or plat; a piece of ground covered with verdant herbage; as, the village green
fresh leaves or branches of trees or other plants; wreaths; -- usually in the plural
pl. Leaves and stems of young plants, as spinach, beets, etc., which in their green state are boiled for food
any substance or pigment of a green color
to make green
to become or grow green
Green is the color of emeralds, jade, and growing grass. In the continuum of colors of visible light it is located between yellow and blue. Green is the color most commonly associated with nature and the environmental movement, Ireland, Islam, spring, hope and envy.
British National Corpus
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Rank popularity for the word 'green' in Written Corpus Frequency: #899
Rank popularity for the word 'green' in Nouns Frequency: #1137
Rank popularity for the word 'green' in Adjectives Frequency: #117
Translations for green
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
of the colour of growing grass or the leaves of most plants
a green hat.
- verdePortuguese (BR)
- شین، رزغونPashto
- 綠色的Chinese (Trad.)
- سبز، ہراUrdu
- màu xanh lá câyVietnamese
- 绿色的Chinese (Simp.)
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