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.
a. An open-air establishment where refreshments are served.
b. A large public auditorium or arena.
v. gar·dened, gar·den·ing, gar·dens
1. To cultivate (a plot of ground) as a garden.
2. To furnish with a garden.
1. To plant or tend a garden.
2. To work as a gardener.
1. Of, suitable to, or used in a garden: garden tools; garden vegetables.
2. Provided with open areas and greenery: a garden community.
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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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.
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.
a. a fertile and beautiful region
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
common or garden informal ordinary; unexceptional
(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)]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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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Past participle: gardened
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Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
|Noun||1.||garden – 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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“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
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
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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fást viî garîyrkjugarðurgarîur
sodassodininkassodininkavimassvečių suėjimas sodedirbti sode
dārza-dārzskopt dārzustrādāt dārzā
A. N → jardín m; (= vegetable garden) → huerto m
the Garden of Eden → el Edén
(public) gardens → parque msing, jardines mpl
everything in the garden is lovely → todo va a las mil maravillas
Collins Spanish Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n → jardin m cottage garden
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
in cpds → Garten-;
n → Gemüseburger m
garden centre, (US) garden center
n to lead somebody up (esp Brit) or down (esp US) the garden (fig) → jdn an der Nase herumführen (inf)
n (= vegetables) → Gartengemüse nt; (= fruit) → Gartenobst nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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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