a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden
a yard or lawn adjoining a house
work in the garden
"My hobby is gardening"
An outdoor area containing one or more types of plants, usually plants grown for food (vegetable garden) or ornamental purposes (flower garden).
Such an ornamental place to which the public have access.
You can spend the afternoon walking around the town gardens.
The grounds at the front or back of a house.
A cluster, a bunch.
Pubic hair or the genitalia it masks.
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.
of a batsman, to inspect and tap the pitch lightly with the bat so as to smooth out small rough patches and irregularities.
Of, relating to, in, from or for use in a garden.
Common, ordinary, domesticated.
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.
a piece of ground appropriated to the cultivation of herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables
a rich, well-cultivated spot or tract of country
to lay out or cultivate a garden; to labor in a garden; to practice horticulture
to cultivate as a garden
Origin: [OE. gardin, OF. gardin, jardin, F. jardin, of German origin; cf. OHG. garto, G. garten; akin to AS. geard. See Yard an inclosure.]
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
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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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'garden' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #956
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'garden' in Written Corpus Frequency: #903
Rank popularity for the word 'garden' in Nouns Frequency: #286
danger, gander, grande, ranged
The numerical value of garden in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of garden in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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- tuin, voortuin, agterplaasAfrikaans
- حَديقة, حديقةArabic
- сад, агаро́дBelarusian
- jardí, [[jardí]] [[públic]], parcCatalan, Valencian
- anlæg, have, havearbejde, parkDanish
- Garten, Vorgarten, Gestrüpp, gärtnernGerman
- περιβόλι, πάρκο, καλλιεργώ κήπο, κηπεύω, κήποςGreek
- ĝardeno, ĝardeni, publika ĝardeno, gazonoEsperanto
- jardín, jardines, trabajar el jardínSpanish
- aed, juurviljaaed, parkEstonian
- بوستان, باغ, پارک, باغبانی کردن, پردیس, باغچه, پالیز, موی زهارPersian
- puisto, puutarhaFinnish
- jardin, jardiner, jardin public, parcFrench
- gairdín, garraíIrish
- gàrradhScottish Gaelic
- גנתא, גַּןHebrew
- बाग़ीचा, बाग़, बगीचाHindi
- kert, udvar, parkHungarian
- այգի, պարտեզ, զբոսայգիArmenian
- giardino, foresta, parco, giardino pubblicoItalian
- 野菜畑, 庭園, 庭, 菜園, 広場Japanese
- ბაღი, ბოსტანიGeorgian
- бақ, бақшаKazakh
- 정원, 庭園Korean
- bax, baxçe, باخچە, باغ, gulistan, باخ, dermalKurdish
- hortus, hortiLatin
- sodas, parkasLithuanian
- dārzs, parksLatvian
- двор, шу́ма, градина, гра́динаMacedonian
- ဥယျာဉ်, ပန်းခြံBurmese
- tuin, tuinieren, parkDutch
- hage, tomt, have, parkNorwegian
- dáʼákʼehNavajo, Navaho
- gitigaan, gitigeOjibwe, Ojibwa
- цӕхӕрадонOssetian, Ossetic
- ogród, działka, sadPolish
- parque, matagal, jardim, jardinar, quintal, brenhaPortuguese
- curtin, curtgin, curtgegn, curtgignRomansh
- iarbă, parc, grădina publică, grădină, curte, face grădinărie, grădinăriRomanian
- бахча́, огоро́д, волосня́, садRussian
- povrtnjak, posadnjak, повртњак, vrt, vrtnjak, сад, садњак, sad, sadnjak, посадњак, вртњак, вртSerbo-Croatian
- záhradka, záhradaSlovak
- vrt, vrtnaritiSlovene
- ägna, trädgård, park, trädgårdsskötsel, arbeta, tomtSwedish
- தோட்டம், கடிTamil
- తోట, ఉద్యానవనం, పెరడుTelugu
- боғча, боғTajik
- bahçe, park, ön bahçe, arka bahçeTurkish
- сад, го́родUkrainian
- باغیچہ, باغUrdu
- vườn, vườn rauVietnamese
- gad, härbatagad, gadönVolapük
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