Garden bed

gar·den

 (gär′dn)

n.

1.

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a. A plot of land used for the cultivation of flowers, vegetables, herbs, or fruit.

b. An arrangement of living material that is cultivated for food, as a fungus garden maintained by ants.

2. often gardens Grounds laid out with flowers, trees, and ornamental shrubs and used for recreation or display: public gardens; a botanical garden.

3. A yard or lawn.

4. A fertile, well-cultivated region.

5.

a. An open-air establishment where refreshments are served.

b. A large public auditorium or arena.

v. gar·dened, gar·den·ing, gar·dens

v.tr.

1. To cultivate (a plot of ground) as a garden.

2. To furnish with a garden.

v.intr.

1. To plant or tend a garden.

2. To work as a gardener.

adj.

1. Of, suitable to, or used in a garden: garden tools; garden vegetables.

2. Provided with open areas and greenery: a garden community.

3. Garden-variety.

Idiom:

lead/take down the garden path

To mislead or deceive (another).


[Middle English gardin, from Old North French, from gart, of Germanic origin; see gher- in Indo-European roots.]

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garden

(ˈɡɑːdən)

n

1. (Horticulture)

a. an area of land, usually planted with grass, trees, flowerbeds, etc, adjoining a house. US and Canadian word: yard

b. (as modifier): a garden chair.

2. (Horticulture)

a. an area of land used for the cultivation of ornamental plants, herbs, fruit, vegetables, trees, etc

b. (as modifier): garden tools. horticultural

3. (Horticulture) (often plural) such an area of land that is open to the public, sometimes part of a park: botanical gardens.

4.

a. a fertile and beautiful region

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b. (as modifier): a garden paradise.

5. (modifier) provided with or surrounded by a garden or gardens: a garden flat.

6. lead a person up the garden path informal to mislead or deceive a person

adj

common or garden informal ordinary; unexceptional

vb

(Horticulture) to work in, cultivate, or take care of (a garden, plot of land, etc)

[C14: from Old French gardin, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German gart enclosure; see yard2 (sense 1)]

ˈgardenless adj

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ˈgarden-ˌlike adj

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gar•den

(ˈgɑr dn)

n.

1. a plot of ground, usu. near a house, where flowers, shrubs, vegetables, fruits, or herbs are cultivated.

2. a piece of ground or other space, commonly with ornamental plants, trees, etc., used as a park.

3. a fertile spot. adj.

5. pertaining to, produced in, or suitable for a garden.

6. garden-variety. v.i.

7. to tend a garden. Idioms:

lead down or up the garden path, to deceive.

[1300–50; < Old North French gardin, Old French jardin < Germanic; compare Old High German garto (see yard2)]

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garden


Past participle: gardened

Gerund: gardening

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garden

yard

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:

Noun 1. Garden bedgarden – a plot of ground where plants are cultivated

flower garden – a garden featuring flowering plants

formal garden – a garden laid out on regular lines with plants arranged in symmetrical locations or in geometrical designs

orchard, woodlet, grove, plantation – garden consisting of a small cultivated wood without undergrowth

herb garden – a garden for growing herbs

hop field, hop garden – a garden where hops are grown

kitchen garden, vegetable garden, vegetable patch – a small garden where vegetables are grown

landscaping – a garden laid out for esthetic effect; “they spent a great deal of money on the landscaping”

market garden – a garden where fruit and vegetables are grown for marketing

pot farm – a plot of ground where marijuana is grown and harvested (often hidden in a national forest)

rock garden, rockery – a garden featuring rocks; usually alpine plants

roof garden – a garden on a flat roof of a building

rose garden – a garden for growing roses

sunken garden – a garden set below the level of the ground surrounding it

tea garden – a public garden where tea is served

topiary – a garden having shrubs clipped or trimmed into decorative shapes especially of animals

plot of ground, plot of land, patch, plot – a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation; “a bean plot”; “a cabbage patch”; “a briar patch”

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

botany, flora, vegetation – all the plant life in a particular region or period; “Pleistocene vegetation”; “the flora of southern California”; “the botany of China”

3. garden – a yard or lawn adjoining a house

patio, terrace – usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence

curtilage, grounds, yard – the enclosed land around a house or other building; “it was a small house with almost no yard”

Verb 1. garden – work in the garden; “My hobby is gardening”

gardening, horticulture – the cultivation of plants

landscape – do landscape gardening; “My sons landscapes for corporations and earns a good living”

tend – have care of or look after; “She tends to the children”

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garden

Quotations

“God Almighty first planted a garden, and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures” [Francis Bacon Essays]

“The kiss of the sun for pardon,”

“The song of the birds for mirth,”

“One is nearer God’s Heart in a garden”

“Than anywhere else on earth” [Dorothy Frances Gurney God’s Garden]

“Paradise haunts gardens, and some gardens are paradises” [Derek Jarman Derek Jarman’s Garden]

“If you would be happy for a week, take a wife; if you would be happy for a month, kill your pig; but if you would be happy all your life, plant a garden” Chinese proverb

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garden

adjective

Being of no special quality or type:

average, common, commonplace, cut-and-dried, formulaic, garden-variety, indifferent, mediocre, ordinary, plain, routine, run-of-the-mill, standard, stock, undistinguished, unexceptional, unremarkable.

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Translations

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garden

[ˈgɑːdn]

A. Njardín m; (= vegetable garden) → huerto m

the Garden of Edenel Edén

(public) gardensparque msing, jardines mpl

everything in the garden is lovelytodo va a las mil maravillas

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garden

[ˈgɑːrdən]

njardin m cottage garden

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in cpdsGarten-;

garden burger

nGemüseburger m

garden centre, (US) garden center


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garden path

n to lead somebody up (esp Brit) or down (esp US) the garden (fig)jdn an der Nase herumführen (inf)

garden produce

n (= vegetables)Gartengemüse nt; (= fruit)Gartenobst nt

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Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

garden

(ˈgaːdn) noun

a piece of ground on which flowers, vegetables etc are grown. a small garden at the front of the house; (also adjective) a garden slug. verb

to work in a garden, usually as a hobby. The old lady does not garden much.ˈgardener noun

a person who works in, and looks after, a garden. ˈgardening noun

the work of looking after a garden. Gardening is his favourite hobby; (also adjective) gardening clothes/tools.ˈgardens noun singular or plural

a park, especially one where animals are kept or special trees or flowers are grown. zoological/botanical gardens.garden party

a large (usually formal) party, held in the garden of a house etc.

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garden

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