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"

Wiktionary

  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).

    Etymology: 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.

  2. garden(Noun)

    Such an ornamental place to which the public have access.

    You can spend the afternoon walking around the town gardens.

    Etymology: 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.

  3. garden(Noun)

    The grounds at the front or back of a house.

    Etymology: 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.

  4. garden(Noun)

    A cluster, a bunch.

    Etymology: 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.

  5. garden(Noun)

    Pubic hair or the genitalia it masks.

    Etymology: 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.

  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.

    Etymology: 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.

  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.

    Etymology: 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.

  8. garden(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: 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.

  9. garden(Adjective)

    Common, ordinary, domesticated.

    Etymology: 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

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

  2. Garden(noun)

    a rich, well-cultivated spot or tract of country

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

  3. Garden(verb)

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

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

  4. Garden(verb)

    to cultivate as a garden

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

Freebase

  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

  1. GARDEN

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

Editors Contribution

  1. garden

    An outdoor space.

    The garden was so beautiful, clean, neat, tidy and brought so much joy.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 15, 2020  

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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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Numerology

  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. Fran Segovia:

    In the end for the children this is also a way to play. It's how they learn. Like any other child who wants to have an electric tricycle, a bicycle and go around in the courtyard of the house or in the garden, they just go around because that's how they have fun. This can give these children, who are obviously a lot more limited in their ability to drive a tricycle or a bicycle, the opportunity to be able to experience that feeling. This is also one of the project's goals - a therapeutic part but also a way for them to play. Play in a monitored way.

  2. Masai Ujiri:

    The reason why you see African soccer has grown to where it is because it's in us. We start playing at a young age, whether it's playing with two stones used as goal posts at the back of a house or side of a road or in your garden or anywhere you can just go and play.

  3. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Be the gardener of love and joy; happiness will bloom in your garden.

  4. Bruce Wells:

    My hunch on the Ditka quote is that it comes from a quirk of the King James translation, ancient Hebrew had a particular way of saying things like, 'and the next thing that happened was...' The King James translators of the Old Testament consistently rendered this as 'and it came to pass.' ''When phantom Bible passages turn dangerousPeople may get verses wrong, but they also mangle plenty of well-known biblical stories as well.Two examples: The scripture never says a whale swallowed Jonah, the Old Testament prophet, nor did any New Testament passages say that three wise men visited baby Jesus, scholars say.Those details may seem minor, but scholars say one popular phantom Bible story stands above the rest: The Genesis story about the fall of humanity.Most people know the popular version - Satan in the guise of a serpent tempts Eve to pick the forbidden apple from the Tree of Life. It's been downhill ever since.But the story in the book of Genesis never places Satan in the Garden of Eden.

  5. Margaret Fuller:

    There are two modes of criticism. One which crushes to earth without mercy all the humble buds of Phantasy, all the plants that, though green and fruitful, are also a prey to insects or have suffered by drought. It weeds well the garden, and cannot believe the weed in its native soil may be a pretty, graceful plant. There is another mode which enters into the natural history of every thing that breathes and lives, which believes no impulse to be entirely in vain, which scrutinizes circumstances, motive and object before it condemns, and believes there is a beauty in natural form, if its law and purpose be understood.

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