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The Meaning of green

  • (superl.) Having the color of grass when fresh and growing; resembling that color of the solar spectrum which is between the yellow and the blue; verdant; emerald.
  • (superl.) Having a sickly color; wan.
  • (superl.) Full of life aud vigor; fresh and vigorous; new; recent; as, a green manhood; a green wound.
  • (superl.) Not ripe; immature; not fully grown or ripened; as, green fruit, corn, vegetables, etc.
  • (superl.) Not roasted; half raw.
  • (superl.) Immature in age or experience; young; raw; not trained; awkward; as, green in years or judgment.
  • (superl.) Not seasoned; not dry; containing its natural juices; as, green wood, timber, etc.
  • (n.) The color of growing plants; the color of the solar spectrum intermediate between the yellow and the blue.
  • (n.) A grassy plain or plat; a piece of ground covered with verdant herbage; as, the village green.
  • (n.) Fresh leaves or branches of trees or other plants; wreaths; -- usually in the plural.
  • (n.) pl. Leaves and stems of young plants, as spinach, beets, etc., which in their green state are boiled for food.
  • (n.) Any substance or pigment of a green color.
  • (v. t.) To make green.
  • (v. i.) To become or grow green.

Synonyms

greenness , putting surface , greens , commons , leafy vegetable , honey oil , jet , common , super acid , cat valium , super C , special K , putting green , park , verdancy , viridity , verdure , parkland , third estate , ballpark , commonality , car park , commonalty , parking area , common land , parking lot , chiliad , kibibyte , potassium , thousand , kilobyte , blue jet , kelvin , kB , yard , grand , spurt , atomic number 19 , thou , jet-propelled plane , spirt , reverse lightning , jet plane , fountain , squirt , one thousand , light-green , gullible , unripened , greenish , unripe , dark-green , immature , fleeceable , unfledged , young , discolor , discolour , colour , color

Antonyms

ripe , achromatic , ripened , sophisticated , mellowed , well , mellow , overripe , aged , mature , neutral

Homophones

greene

Rhymes

aberdeen , abilene , acetylene , acrolein , adenine , adenosine , aileen , albertine , alene , alkene , amphetamine , aniline , aquamarine , ardeen , ardene , argentine , arleen , arlene , augustin , augustine , balanchine , baleen , bean , benzene , bernadine , between , bromine , byzantine , caesarean , caffeine , canteen , careen , carotene , casein , cathleen , celine , charleen , charlene , charline , chloroprene , christine , citrine , claudine , clean , clementine , clymene , colleen , contravene , convene , corinne , cuisine , dean , demean , diene , doreen , dramamine , eighteen , eileen , eocene , epstein , ernestine , ethene , ethylene , eugene , evergreen , feinstein , fifteen , figurine , florentine , fluorine , fourteen , francine , frankenstein , gabardine , gasoline , gean , gene , georgene , georgine , geraldine , glean , glycine , greene , guanine , guillotine , haen , halloween , hammerstein , helene , hexachlorophene , histamine , histidine , holstein , hydrazine , hygiene , imogene , intervene , irene , jean , jeanne , joaquin , josephine , justine , kathleen , kean , keen , keene , kerosene , killeen , konstantin , labyrinthine , latrine , laureen , lean , levine , libertine , lien , limousine , machine , magazine , mangosteen , marine , marlene , martine , maureen , maxine , mean , melamine , methylene , mezzanine , mien , miocene , moline , moreen , murine , muscatine , naphthalene , neoprene , newsmagazine , nicotine , nineteen , noreen , obscene , oligocene , olivine , opaline , osteen , pauline , peregrine , philistine , plasticine , pleistocene , pliocene , polybutylene , polyethylene , polypropylene , polystyrene , preen , propylene , protein , pyroxene , quarantine , queen , racine , ravine , reconvene , routine , rubinstein , sabine , saline , sardine , scene , scopolamine , screen , seen , selene , serene , seventeen , sharleen , sheen , shirleen , sistine , sixteen , slovene , soybean , sphene , spleen , steen , styrene , submarine , tambourine , tangerine , teen , theine , thirteen , tourmaline , trampoline , treen , umpteen , unclean , undine , unforeseen , unseen , vaccine , vaseline , vienne , wallenstein , wean , wien , wolverine , agin , aldin , aleen , ameen , amin , ammeen , andreen , antisubmarine , arreguin , barentine , beane , beene , bein , beine , bien , biocine , blouin , bornstein , brackeen , breen , carlene , circumvene , clonidine , coffeen , coleen , constantine , cortine , crean , crimean , cunneen , darlene , deane , deen , dejean , dineen , dinneen , doralin , drouin , dufrene , filene , foltene , foreseen , frean , freen , gallien , gelatine , gheen , glasheen , glavine , godine , goheen , gouin , grosjean , guertin , hornstein , huguenin , igene , internecine , jeane , jeanine , jolene , katyn , keehn , kiehn , kiehne , kiene , kleen , kristine , lamine , leen , lopatin , lorene , macqueen , madelene , marcin , marleen , marroquin , mcbean , mckeen , mclean , mcmeen , mcqueen , medin , mein , meine , mescaline , modine , nadine , navin , nitrosomine , nuveen , ocain , olean , peine , philippine , polyacetylene , prejean , rabin , benyamin , biehn , brean , burdine , burkeen , cantin , carleen , chasteen , elephantine , etheljean , fiene , ireene , janine , lichtenstein , limine , lurleen , marleene , mcbreen , mcsween , mujahedeen , mujahideen , mulqueen , muntean , myrlene , nathene , nein , nene , onscreen , oquin , paleocene , pasion , peloquin , philene , phillipine , pilgreen , plein , preteen , reen , salin , sarazin , sarene , seguin , shaheen , sharlene , shasteen , shean , silverstein , skeen , skene , smithereen , stene , sunscreen , sween , texstyrene , thien , thomasine , thymidine , tigrean , vanveen , varin , veen , vidrine , vien , voisine , wein , wileen , xene