What does Garden mean?

Definitions for Garden
ˈgɑr dnGar·den

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Garden.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. garden(noun)

    a plot of ground where plants are cultivated

  2. garden(noun)

    the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden

  3. garden(verb)

    a yard or lawn adjoining a house

  4. garden(verb)

    work in the garden

    "My hobby is gardening"


  1. garden(Noun)

    An outdoor area containing one or more types of plants, usually plants grown for food (vegetable garden) or ornamental purposes (flower garden).

  2. garden(Noun)

    Such an ornamental place to which the public have access.

    You can spend the afternoon walking around the town gardens.

  3. garden(Noun)

    The grounds at the front or back of a house.

  4. garden(Noun)

    A cluster, a bunch.

  5. garden(Noun)

    Pubic hair or the genitalia it masks.

  6. garden(Verb)

    to grow plants in a garden; to create or maintain a garden.

    I love to garden uE00059307uE001 this year I'm going to plant some daffodils.

  7. garden(Verb)

    of a batsman, to inspect and tap the pitch lightly with the bat so as to smooth out small rough patches and irregularities.

  8. garden(Adjective)

    Of, relating to, in, from or for use in a garden.

  9. garden(Adjective)

    Common, ordinary, domesticated.

  10. Origin: gardin, diminutive (cf. hortus gardinus) or oblique form of *gard (compare jart), from Old Low Franconian * 'fenced in yard, garden' (compare Dutch gaarde, gaard), from gardô (compare West Frisian gard, Low German Garden, German Garten), from gardaz. More at yard.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Garden(noun)

    a piece of ground appropriated to the cultivation of herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables

  2. Garden(noun)

    a rich, well-cultivated spot or tract of country

  3. Garden(verb)

    to lay out or cultivate a garden; to labor in a garden; to practice horticulture

  4. Garden(verb)

    to cultivate as a garden

  5. Origin: [OE. gardin, OF. gardin, jardin, F. jardin, of German origin; cf. OHG. garto, G. garten; akin to AS. geard. See Yard an inclosure.]


  1. Garden

    A garden is a planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the display, cultivation, and enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature. The garden can incorporate both natural and man-made materials. The most common form today is known as a residential garden, but the term garden has traditionally been a more general one. Zoos, which display wild animals in simulated natural habitats, were formerly called zoological gardens. Western gardens are almost universally based on plants, with garden often signifying a shortened form of botanical garden. Some traditional types of eastern gardens, such as Zen gardens, use plants such as parsley. Xeriscape gardens use local native plants that do not require irrigation or extensive use of other resources while still providing the benefits of a garden environment. Gardens may exhibit structural enhancements, sometimes called follies, including water features such as fountains, ponds, waterfalls or creeks, dry creek beds, statuary, arbors, trellises and more. Some gardens are for ornamental purposes only, while some gardens also produce food crops, sometimes in separate areas, or sometimes intermixed with the ornamental plants. Food-producing gardens are distinguished from farms by their smaller scale, more labor-intensive methods, and their purpose. Flower gardens combine plants of different heights, colors, textures, and fragrances to create interest and delight the senses.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Garden

    gär′dn, n. a piece of ground on which flowers, &c., are cultivated: a pleasant spot.—ns. Gar′dener; Gar′den-glass, a bell-glass for covering plants; Gar′dening, the act of laying out and cultivating gardens; Gar′den-par′ty, a party held on the lawn or in the garden of a private house.—Garden of Eden (see Eden); Hanging garden, a garden formed in terraces rising one above another—e.g. those of Nebuchadnezzar at Babylon; Market gardener, a gardener who raises vegetables, fruits, &c. for sale; Philosophers of the garden, followers of Epicurus who taught in a garden. [O. Fr. gardin (Fr. jardin); from Teut.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz


    From the Fr. _garantir_, to make good. Hence, a place where lovers make good.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Garden' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #956

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Garden' in Written Corpus Frequency: #903

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Garden' in Nouns Frequency: #286

Anagrams for Garden »

  1. danger, gander, grande, ranged

  2. Gander

  3. Grande

  4. Ranged

How to pronounce Garden?

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How to say Garden in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Garden in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Garden in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Garden in a Sentence

  1. Ali ibn-Abi-Talib:

    Silence is the garden of thought.

  2. Gilbert Jaffe:

    I use the rainwater for my garden.

  3. Thomas Fuller:

    A good garden may have some weeds.

  4. David Lau:

    Each one is a flower in God's garden.

  5. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    A garden is never beautiful by accident.

Images & Illustrations of Garden

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