Definitions for GREEN
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word GREEN.
green, greenness, viriditynoun
green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
park, commons, common, greennoun
a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
"they went for a walk in the park"
Green, William Greennoun
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 Rivernoun
a river that rises in western Wyoming and flows southward through Utah to become a tributary of the Colorado River
green, putting green, putting surfacenoun
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 vegetablenoun
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 Cadjective
street names for ketamine
green, greenish, light-green, dark-greenadjective
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, immatureadjective
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, gullibleverb
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"
(Politics) Concerned especially with protection of the enviroment; -- of political parties and political philosophies; as, the European green parties.
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.
Naïve or unaware of obvious facts.
Etymology: 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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: grun, German; groen, Dutch.
The general colour of plants is green, which is a colour that no flower is of: there is a greenish primrose, but it is pale, and scarce a green. Francis Bacon, Natural History.
Groves for ever green. Alexander Pope.
Was the hope drunk
Wherein you drest yourself? Hath it slept since?
And wakes it now to look so green and pale
At what it did so freely? William Shakespeare, Macbeth.
There’s never any of these demure boys come to any proof: they fall into a kind of male green sickness. William Shakespeare, Henry IV.
’Till the green sickness and love’s force betray’d
To death’s remorseless arms th’ unhappy maid. Samuel Garth.
The door is open, sir; there lies your way:
You may be jogging while your boots are green. William Shakespeare.
Griefs are green;
And all thy friends, which thou must make thy friends,
Have but their stings and teeth newly ta’en out. William Shakespeare, H. IV.
In a vault,
Where bloody Tybalt, yet but green in earth,
Lies festering in his blood. William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet.
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well. Francis Bacon, Essay 4.
If a spark of error have thus far prevailed, falling even where the wood was green, and farthest off from any inclination unto furious attempts; must not the peril thereof be greater in men, whose minds are of themselves as dry fewel, apt beforehand unto tumults? Richard Hooker, Dedication.
Of fragility the cause is an impotency to be extended, and therefore stone is more fragil than metal, and so dry wood is more fragil than green. Francis Bacon, Natural History.
If you but consider a piece of green wood burning in a chimney, you will readily discern, in the disbanded parts of it, the four elements. Boyle.
The green do often heat the ripe, and the ripe, so heated, give fire to the green. John Mortimer, Husbandry.
Under this head we may rank those words which signify different ideas, by a sort of an unaccountable far-fetched analogy, or distant resemblance, that fancy has introduced between one thing and another; as when we say the meat is green, when it is half roasted. Isaac Watts, Logick.
My sallad days,
When I was green in judgment, cold in blood! William Shakespeare.
O charming youth, in the first op’ning page;
So many graces in so green an age. Dryden.
You’ll find a difference
Between the promise of his greener days,
And these he masters now. William Shakespeare, Henry V.
If you would fat green geese, shut them up when they are about a month old. John Mortimer, Husbandry.
Stubble geese at Michaelmas are seen
Upon the spit, next May produces green. William King, Cookery.
Her mother hath intended,
That, quaint in green, she shall be loose enrob’d. William Shakespeare.
But with your presence cheer’d, they cease to mourn;
And walks wear fresher green at your return. Dryden.
Cinnabar, illuminated by this beam, appears of the same red colour as in daylight; and if at the lens you intercept the green making and blue making rays, its redness will become more full and lively. Isaac Newton, Opt.
Let us but consider the two colours of yellow and blue: if they are mingled together in any considerable proportion, they make a green. Isaac Watts, Logick.
For this down-trodden equity, we tread
In warlike march these greens before your town. William Shakespeare.
O’er the smooth enamell’d green,
Where no print of step hath been,
Follow me as I sing. John Milton.
The young Æmilia, fairer to be seen
Than the fair lilly on the flow’ry green. John Dryden, Fables.
With greens and flow’rs recruit their empty hives,
And seek fresh forage to sustain their lives. John Dryden, Virg.
Ev’ry brow with chearful green is crown’d;
The feasts are doubled, and the bowls go round. Dryden.
The fragrant greens I seek, my brows to bind. Dryden.
To make green. A low word.
Etymology: from the noun.
Great Spring before
Green’d all the year; and fruits and blossoms blush’d
In social sweetness on the self-same bough. James Thomson, Spring.
Green is the color between blue and yellow on the visible spectrum. It is evoked by light which has a dominant wavelength of roughly 495–570 nm. In subtractive color systems, used in painting and color printing, it is created by a combination of yellow and cyan; in the RGB color model, used on television and computer screens, it is one of the additive primary colors, along with red and blue, which are mixed in different combinations to create all other colors. By far the largest contributor to green in nature is chlorophyll, the chemical by which plants photosynthesize and convert sunlight into chemical energy. Many creatures have adapted to their green environments by taking on a green hue themselves as camouflage. Several minerals have a green color, including the emerald, which is colored green by its chromium content. During post-classical and early modern Europe, green was the color commonly associated with wealth, merchants, bankers and the gentry, while red was reserved for the nobility. For this reason, the costume of the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci and the benches in the British House of Commons are green while those in the House of Lords are red. It also has a long historical tradition as the color of Ireland and of Gaelic culture. It is the historic color of Islam, representing the lush vegetation of Paradise. It was the color of the banner of Muhammad, and is found in the flags of nearly all Islamic countries.In surveys made in American, European, and Islamic countries, green is the color most commonly associated with nature, life, health, youth, spring, hope, and envy. In the European Union and the United States, green is also sometimes associated with toxicity and poor health, but in China and most of Asia, its associations are very positive, as the symbol of fertility and happiness. Because of its association with nature, it is the color of the environmental movement. Political groups advocating environmental protection and social justice describe themselves as part of the Green movement, some naming themselves Green parties. This has led to similar campaigns in advertising, as companies have sold green, or environmentally friendly, products. Green is also the traditional color of safety and permission; a green light means go ahead, a green card permits permanent residence in the United States.
Green is a color that is perceived between blue and yellow on the spectrum of visible light. It is commonly associated with nature, growth, freshness, and vitality. Additionally, "green" can also refer to an environmentally friendly or sustainable approach or practice that aims to minimize harm to the natural environment and promote conservation.
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
Etymology: [OE. grene, AS. grne; akin to D. groen, OS. grni, OHG. gruoni, G. grn, Dan. & Sw. grn, Icel. grnn; fr. the root of E. grow. See Grow.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
grēn, adj. of the colour of growing plants: growing: vigorous: new: unripe: inexperienced, simple, raw, easily imposed on: young.—n. the colour of growing plants: a small green or grassy plat, esp. that common to a village or town for public or merely ornamental purposes: the plot of grass belonging to a house or group of houses, usually at the back: (golf) the whole links on which the game is played, the putting-ground round the individual holes, generally counted as 20 yards from the hole all round: (pl.) fresh leaves: wreaths: the leaves and stems of green vegetables for food, esp. plants of the cabbage kind, spinach, &c.: a political party at Constantinople, under Justinian, opposed to the Blues.—ns. Green′back, popular name for the paper money first issued by the United States in 1862; Green′-cloth, a gaming-table: a department of the royal household, chiefly concerned with the commissariat—from the green cloth on the table round which its officials sat; Green′-crop, a crop of green vegetables, as grasses, turnips, &c.; Green′-earth, a mineral of a green colour and earthy character, used as a pigment by painters in water-colours; Green′ery, green plants: verdure.—adj. Green′-eyed, having green eyes: (fig.) jealous—Green-eyed monster, jealousy.—ns. Green′finch, Green linnet, a native bird of the finch family, of a green colour, slightly mixed with gray and brown; Green′grocer, a grocer or dealer who retails greens, or fresh vegetables and fruits; Green′-hand, an inferior sailor; Green′-heart, or Bebeeru, a very hard variety of wood found in the West Indies and South America; Green′horn, a raw, inexperienced youth; Green′house, a building, chiefly covered with glass and artificially heated, for the protection of exotic plants, or to quicken the cultivation of other plants or fruit; Green′ing (Keats), a becoming green: a kind of apple green when ripe.—adj. Green′ish, somewhat green.—n. Green′ishness.—adv. Green′ly, immaturely, unskilfully.—ns. Green′ness; Green′room, the retiring-room of actors in a theatre, which originally had the walls coloured green; Green′sand, a sandstone in which green specks of iron occur; Green′shank, a bird of the snipe family, in the same genus as the redshank and some of the sandpipers; Green′-sick′ness, chlorosis (see under Chlorine); Green′-snake, a harmless colubrine snake common in the southern United States; Green′stone, a rock term, now disused, for any dark-green basic crystalline (trap-rock); Green′sward, sward or turf green with grass; Green′-tea (see Tea); Greenth, greenness, verdure; Green′-tur′tle (see Turtle); Green′-vit′riol (see Vit′riol); Green′-weed, a name given to certain half-shrubby species of genista; Green′wood, a wood or collection of trees covered with leaves: wood newly cut—also used as an adj., as in 'the greenwood shade.'—adj. Green′y.—Green in my eye, in a colloquial question=Do I look credulous or easily imposed on?—Green, or Emerald, Isle, Ireland.—Greenstick fracture (see Fracture). [A.S. gréne; Ger. grün, Dut. groen, green, Ice. grænn, allied to grow.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
Raw and untutored; a metaphor from unripe fruit--thus Shakspeare makes Pandulph say: "How green are you and fresh in this old world!"
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Green is ranked #41 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Green surname appeared 430,182 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 146 would have the surname Green.
56.8% or 244,515 total occurrences were White.
36.9% or 159,038 total occurrences were Black.
2.6% or 11,357 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
2.4% or 10,625 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.6% or 2,753 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
0.4% or 1,893 total occurrences were Asian.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'GREEN' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1058
Written Corpus Frequency
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
The numerical value of GREEN in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of GREEN in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
For many Australian corporations, Green bonds are a good fit because they have natural green assets that can be ring-fenced for these instruments, as far as pricing is concerned, I do not expect a differential to develop between Green and standard bonds with the growth of the Green market likely to happen naturally as more investors participate in a widening array of Green-specific projects.
The Green Party is like a watermelon - green on the outside and red on the inside.
The market for green hydrogen exports has sort of deflated quite dramatically when people realize there’ll be a decade or two before you can actually ship green hydrogen anywhere overseas, people have spent a lot of time including myself looking at green ammonia exports, but again, that’s problematic. It’s far more commercially viable than green hydrogen, but then there’s efficiency loss.
President Trump'll go to Green Bay, Wisconsin, to hold another one of his big rallies with hardcore supporters, green Bay's a sort of diss by the President of the national media. Now Green Bay's Green Bay the President would want to diss the' fake news media,' but it is remarkable that even as he's facing an election campaign, he just doesn't feel see any need to repair that relationship or any of the other relationships with his adversaries.
I have always cared passionately for our parks and green spaces. Growing up in Vancouver was like growing up in a magical land, filled with green fields, tall trees, forests, sandy beaches and sunny days at the poolside. I want every child to be able to share this experience
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