Definition of Bush

1. Noun. A low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems.

Exact synonyms: Shrub
Group relationships: Shrubbery
Specialized synonyms: Catha Edulis, Ephedra, Joint Fir, Alpine Totara, Podocarpus Nivalis, Chilean Rimu, Lepidothamnus Fonkii, Dacridium Laxifolius, Lepidothamnus Laxifolius, Mountain Rimu, Microstrobos Niphophilus, Tasman Dwarf Pine, Barberry, Blue Cohosh, Blueberry Root, Caulophyllum Thalictrioides, Caulophyllum Thalictroides, Papoose Root, Papooseroot, Squaw Root, Squawroot, Holly-leaves Barberry, Hollygrape, Mahonia Aquifolium, Mountain Grape, Oregon Grape, Oregon Holly Grape, Mahonia Nervosa, Oregon Grape, Allspice, Chimonanthus Praecox, Japan Allspice, Japanese Allspice, Winter Sweet, American Spicebush, Benjamin Bush, Benzoin Odoriferum, Lindera Benzoin, Spice Bush, Spicebush, Pepper Shrub, Pseudowintera Colorata, Wintera Colorata, Myrica Gale, Scotch Gale, Sweet Gale, Wax Myrtle, Comptonia Asplenifolia, Comptonia Peregrina, Sweet Fern, Corkwood, Corkwood Tree, Leitneria Floridana, Mimosa, Anadenanthera Colubrina, Piptadenia Macrocarpa, Calliandra, Lysiloma Sabicu, Sabicu, Black Bead, Cat's-claw, Catclaw, Pithecellodium Unguis-cati, Mesquit, Mesquite, Acocanthera Oblongifolia, Acocanthera Spectabilis, Poison Arrow Plant, Winter Sweet, Acocanthera Oppositifolia, Acocanthera Venenata, Bushman's Poison, Ordeal Tree, Adenium Multiflorum, Adenium Obesum, Desert Rose, Impala Lily, Kudu Lily, Mock Azalia, Carissa, Frangipani, Frangipanni, Rauvolfia, Rauwolfia, Strophanthus, Adam's Apple, Coffee Rose, Crape Jasmine, Crepe Gardenia, Crepe Jasmine, East Indian Rosebay, Nero's Crown, Pinwheel Flower, Tabernaemontana Divaricate, Thevetia Neriifolia, Thevetia Peruviana, Yellow Oleander, American Angelica Tree, Aralia Spinosa, Devil's Walking Stick, Hercules'-club, Aralia Elata, Japanese Angelica Tree, Aralia Stipulata, Chinese Angelica, Chinese Angelica Tree, Brassaia Actinophylla, Schefflera Actinophylla, Umbrella Tree, Batis Maritima, Saltwort, Saltbush, Bassia Scoparia, Belvedere, Burning Bush, Fire Bush, Fire-bush, Kochia Scoparia, Summer Cypress, Cycloloma Atriplicifolium, Tumbleweed, Winged Pigweed, Barilla, Glasswort, Kali, Kelpwort, Salsola Kali, Salsola Soda, Saltwort, Russian Cactus, Russian Thistle, Russian Tumbleweed, Salsola Kali Tenuifolia, Tumbleweed, Black Greasewood, Greasewood, Sarcobatus Vermiculatus, Caper, Biscutalla Laevigata, Buckler Mustard, Bush Poppy, Tree Poppy, Argyroxiphium Sandwicense, Silversword, Artemisia, Baccharis Halimifolia, Consumption Weed, Cotton-seed Tree, Groundsel Bush, Groundsel Tree, Baccharis Viminea, Mule Fat, Baccharis Pilularis, Chaparral Broom, Coyote Brush, Coyote Bush, Kidney Wort, Goldenbush, Hazardia Cana, Hoary Golden Bush, Mutisia, Daisy Bush, Daisy-bush, Daisybush, Othonna, Lavender Cotton, Santolina Chamaecyparissus, Cineraria Maritima, Dusty Miller, Senecio Cineraria, Milk Thistle, Sow Thistle, Ardisia Crenata, Coralberry, Spiceberry, Ardisia Escallonoides, Ardisia Paniculata, Marlberry, Leadwort, Plumbago Europaea, Bracelet Wood, Jacquinia Armillaris, Barbasco, Jacquinia Keyensis, Joewood, Mallow, Cotton, Cotton Plant, Lavatera Arborea, Tree Mallow, Velvet-leaf, Velvetleaf, Pavonia, Bush Hibiscus, Hibiscus Farragei, Radyera Farragei, Aristotelia Racemosa, Aristotelia Serrata, Makomako, New Zealand Wine Berry, Wineberry, Dombeya, California Beauty, Flannel Bush, Flannelbush, Screw Tree, Hermannia Verticillata, Honey Bell, Honeybells, Mahernia Verticillata, Grewia Asiatica, Phalsa, African Hemp, Sparmannia Africana, Protea, Banksia, Smoke Bush, Chilean Firebush, Chilean Flameflower, Embothrium Coccineum, Chile Hazel, Chile Nut, Chilean Hazelnut, Chilean Nut, Guevina Avellana, Guevina Heterophylla, Grevillea, Cushion Flower, Hakea Laurina, Pincushion Hakea, Hakea Leucoptera, Needle Wood, Needle-wood, Needlewood, Hakea Lissosperma, Needle Bush, Needle-bush, Needlebush, Honey-flower, Honeyflower, Lambertia Formosa, Mountain Devil, Lomatia, Geebung, Telopea Oreades, Waratah, Telopea Speciosissima, Waratah, Native Pear, Woody Pear, Xylomelum Pyriforme, Heath, Andromeda, Arbutus, Bearberry, Manzanita, Bryanthus, Chamaedaphne Calyculata, Leatherleaf, Epigaea Repens, Mayflower, Trailing Arbutus, Gaultheria Shallon, Salal, Shallon, Huckleberry, Kalmia, Crystal Tea, Labrador Tea, Ledum Groenlandicum, Glandular Labrador Tea, Trapper's Tea, Ledum Palustre, Marsh Tea, Wild Rosemary, Leiophyllum Buxifolium, Sand Myrtle, Leucothoe, Dog Hobble, Dog Laurel, Leucothoe Editorum, Leucothoe Fontanesiana, Switch-ivy, Leucothoe Racemosa, Sweet Bells, Alpine Azalea, Loiseleuria Procumbens, Mountain Azalea, Lyonia Mariana, Stagger Bush, Staggerbush, He-huckleberry, Lyonia Ligustrina, Male Berry, Maleberry, Privet Andromeda, Fetter Bush, Fetterbush, Lyonia Lucida, Shiny Lyonia, False Azalea, Fool's Huckleberry, Menziesia Ferruginea, Menziesia Pilosa, Minnie Bush, Minniebush, Andromeda, Japanese Andromeda, Lily-of-the-valley Tree, Pieris Japonica, Fetterbush, Mountain Andromeda, Mountain Fetterbush, Pieris Floribunda, Rhododendron, Cranberry, Blueberry, Blueberry Bush, Clethra Alnifolia, Pepper Bush, Summer Sweet, Sweet Pepperbush, White Alder, Pixie, Pixy, Pyxidanthera Barbulata, Pyxie, Australian Heath, Astroloma Humifusum, Cranberry Heath, Ground-berry, Groundberry, Native Cranberry, Styphelia Humifusum, Pink Fivecorner, Styphelia Triflora, Chrysolepis Sempervirens, Dwarf Golden Chinkapin, Huckleberry Oak, Quercus Vaccinifolia, Forestiera, Forsythia, Jasmine, Privet, Mock Privet, Lilac, Witch Hazel, Witch Hazel Plant, Wych Hazel, Wych Hazel Plant, Flowering Hazel, Winter Hazel, Fothergilla, Witch Alder, Combretum Bracteosum, Hiccough Nut, Hiccup Nut, Oleaster, Crape Myrtle, Crepe Flower, Crepe Myrtle, Lagerstroemia Indica, Feijoa, Feijoa Bush, Fuchsia, Daphne, Dirca Palustris, Leatherwood, Moose-wood, Moosewood, Ropebark, Wicopy, Indian Rhododendron, Melastoma Malabathricum, Medinilla Magnifica, Guinea Flower, Guinea Gold Vine, Canella Winterana, Canella-alba, White Cinnamon Tree, Wild Cinnamon, Rock Rose, Rockrose, Helianthemum, Sun Rose, Sunrose, Batoko Palm, Flacourtia Indica, Governor Plum, Governor's Plum, Madagascar Plum, Ramontchi, Dovyalis Caffra, Kei Apple, Kei Apple Bush, Kiggelaria Africana, Wild Peach, Xylosma, Xylosma Congestum, Candlewood, Bird's-eye Bush, Ochna Serrulata, Tamarisk, False Tamarisk, German Tamarisk, Myricaria Germanica, Cannabis, Hemp, Butcher's Broom, Ruscus Aculeatus, Cordyline Terminalis, Ti, Yucca, Buddleia, Butterfly Bush, Caesalpinia Decapetala, Caesalpinia Sepiaria, Mysore Thorn, Bauhinia Monandra, Butterfly Flower, Paloverde, Horsebean, Jerusalem Thorn, Parkinsonia Aculeata, Cytisus Ramentaceus, Dalmatian Laburnum, Petteria Ramentacea, Senna, Amorpha, Anagyris Foetida, Bean Trefoil, Stinking Bean Trefoil, Anthyllis Barba-jovis, Jupiter's Beard, Silver-bush, Silverbush, Aspalathus Cedcarbergensis, Aspalathus Linearis, Rooibos, Cajan Pea, Cajanus Cajan, Catjang Pea, Dahl, Dhal, Pigeon Pea, Pigeon-pea Plant, Red Gram, Caragana, Pea Tree, California Redbud, Cercis Occidentalis, Western Redbud, Chamaecytisus Palmensis, Cytesis Proliferus, Tagasaste, Flame Pea, Clianthus, Glory Pea, Codariocalyx Motorius, Desmodium Gyrans, Desmodium Motorium, Semaphore Plant, Telegraph Plant, Bladder Senna, Colutea Arborescens, Coronilla, Broom, Dalea Spinosa, Smoke Tree, Bitter Pea, Derris, Gastrolobium, Poison Bush, Poison Pea, Chanal, Chanar, Geoffroea Decorticans, Halimodendron Argenteum, Halimodendron Halodendron, Salt Tree, Hovea, Purple Pea, Indigo, Indigo Plant, Indigofera Tinctoria, Lupinus Arboreus, Tree Lupine, Mucuna, Chaparral Pea, Pickeringia Montana, Stingaree-bush, Flat Pea, Platylobium Formosum, Common Flat Pea, Native Holly, Playlobium Obtusangulum, Genista Raetam, Juniper, Juniper Bush, Raetam, Retama Raetam, Retem, Bristly Locust, Moss Locust, Robinia Hispida, Rose Acacia, Coral Bush, Flame Bush, Templetonia Retusa, Furze, Gorse, Irish Gorse, Ulex Europaeus, Whin, Swamp Oak, Viminaria Denudata, Viminaria Juncea, Rose, Rosebush, Juneberry, Service Tree, Serviceberry, Shadblow, Shadbush, Flowering Quince, Cotoneaster, Haw, Hawthorn, Christmas Berry, Christmasberry, Heteromeles Arbutifolia, Photinia Arbutifolia, Tollon, Toyon, Cinquefoil, Five-finger, Cherry Laurel, Laurel Cherry, Prunus Laurocerasus, Prunus Cuneata, Prunus Pumila, Prunus Pumilla Susquehanae, Prunus Susquehanae, Sand Cherry, Blackthorn, Prunus Spinosa, Sloe, Fire Thorn, Firethorn, Pyracanth, Pyracantha, Spiraea, Spirea, Blolly, Chiococca Alba, West Indian Snowberry, Gardenia, Hamelia, Bitter-bark, Fever Tree, Georgia Bark, Pinckneya Pubens, Negro Peach, Sarcocephalus Esculentus, Sarcocephalus Latifolius, Abelia, Bush Honeysuckle, Diervilla Lonicera, Bush Honeysuckle, Diervilla Sessilifolia, Beauty Bush, Kolkwitzia Amabilis, Himalaya Honeysuckle, Leycesteria Formosa, Honeysuckle, Coralberry, Indian Currant, Symphoricarpos Orbiculatus, Elder, Elderberry Bush, American Cranberry Bush, Cranberry Bush, Cranberry Tree, Highbush Cranberry, Viburnum Trilobum, Twist Wood, Twistwood, Viburnum Lantana, Wayfaring Tree, Crampbark, Cranberry Tree, European Cranberry Bush, European Cranberrybush, Guelder Rose, Viburnum Opulus, Arrow Wood, Southern Arrow Wood, Viburnum Dentatum, Arrow Wood, Viburnum Recognitum, Black Haw, Viburnum Prunifolium, Weigela, Weigela Florida, Coca, Coca Plant, Erythroxylon Coca, Erythroxylon Truxiuense, Bean Caper, Syrian Bean Caper, Zygophyllum Fabago, Coville, Creosote Bush, Hediondilla, Larrea Tridentata, Box, Boxwood, Staff Tree, Spindle Tree, Spindleberry, Spindleberry Tree, Burning Bush, Euonymus Atropurpureus, Wahoo, Euonymus Americanus, Strawberry Bush, Wahoo, Cyrilla, Cyrilla Racemiflora, Leatherwood, White Titi, Crowberry, Chinese Holly, Ilex Cornuta, Smoke Bush, Smoke Tree, Laurel Sumac, Malosma Laurina, Rhus Laurina, Lentisk, Mastic, Mastic Tree, Pistacia Lentiscus, Shumac, Sumac, Sumach, Buckthorn, Styrax, Hydrangea, Philadelphus, Climbing Hydrangea, Schizophragma Hydrangeoides, Bridal Wreath, Bridal-wreath, Francoa Ramosa, Currant, Currant Bush, Gooseberry, Gooseberry Bush, Ribes Grossularia, Ribes Uva-crispa, Caricature Plant, Graptophyllum Pictum, Chilopsis Linearis, Desert Willow, Columnea, Eriodictyon Californicum, Yerba Santa, Apalachicola Rosemary, Conradina Glabra, Lavender, Lepechinia Calycina, Pitcher Sage, Sphacele Calycina, Pachouli, Patchouli, Patchouly, Pogostemon Cablin, Red Shrubby Penstemon, Redwood Penstemon, Naranjilla, Solanum Quitoense, Brazilian Potato Tree, Potato Tree, Solanum Macranthum, Solanum Wrightii, Brunfelsia Americana, Lady-of-the-night, Angel's Trumpet, Brugmansia Arborea, Datura Arborea, Maikoa, Angel's Trumpet, Brugmansia Suaveolens, Datura Suaveolens, Brugmansia Sanguinea, Datura Sanguinea, Red Angel's Trumpet, Capsicum, Capsicum Pepper Plant, Pepper, Cestrum Diurnum, Day Jessamine, Cestrum Nocturnum, Night Jasmine, Night Jessamine, Tamarillo, Tree Tomato, Thorn Apple, Fabiana Imbricata, Pichi, Boxthorn, Matrimony Vine, Christmas Berry, Christmasberry, Lycium Carolinianum, Chalice Vine, Cupflower, Solandra Guttata, Trumpet Flower, Fire Bush, Fire-bush, Marmalade Bush, Streptosolen Jamesonii, Spurge, Acalypha Virginica, Three-seeded Mercury, Croton, Croton Tiglium, Codiaeum Variegatum, Croton, Castor Bean Plant, Castor-oil Plant, Palma Christ, Palma Christi, Ricinus Communis, Casava, Cassava, Slipper Plant, Slipper Spurge, Camelia, Camellia, Camellia Sinensis, Tea, Eryngium Maritimum, Sea Eryngium, Sea Holly, Sea Holm, Griselinia Lucida, Puka, Griselinia Littoralis, Kapuka, Undershrub, Burning Bush, Shrublet, Subshrub, Suffrutex, Flowering Shrub, Buckthorn, Christ's-thorn, Jerusalem Thorn, Jujube, Jujube Bush, Ziziphus Jujuba, Lotus Tree, Ziziphus Lotus, Christ's-thorn, Jerusalem Thorn, Paliurus Spina-christi, Stephanotis
Generic synonyms: Ligneous Plant, Woody Plant
Derivative terms: Bushy, Shrubby, Shrublet

2. Verb. Provide with a bushing.
Generic synonyms: Furnish, Provide, Render, Supply
Derivative terms: Bushing, Bushing

3. Adjective. Not of the highest quality or sophistication.
Exact synonyms: Bush-league
Similar to: Inferior

4. Noun. A large wilderness area.
Specialized synonyms: Outback
Generic synonyms: Wild, Wilderness

5. Noun. Dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes.
Exact synonyms: Chaparral, Scrub
Generic synonyms: Botany, Flora, Vegetation
Derivative terms: Bushy, Scrubby

6. Noun. 43rd President of the United States; son of George Herbert Walker Bush (born in 1946).

7. Noun. United States electrical engineer who designed an early analogue computer and who led the scientific program of the United States during World War II (1890-1974).
Exact synonyms: Vannevar Bush
Generic synonyms: Electrical Engineer

8. Noun. Vice president under Reagan and 41st President of the United States (born in 1924).

9. Noun. Hair growing in the pubic area.
Exact synonyms: Crotch Hair, Pubic Hair
Group relationships: Adult Body
Generic synonyms: Hair
Specialized synonyms: Minge

Definition of Bush

1. n. A thicket, or place abounding in trees or shrubs; a wild forest.

2. v. i. To branch thickly in the manner of a bush.

3. v. t. To set bushes for; to support with bushes; as, to bush peas.

4. n. A lining for a hole to make it smaller; a thimble or ring of metal or wood inserted in a plate or other part of machinery to receive the wear of a pivot or arbor.

5. v. t. To furnish with a bush, or lining; as, to bush a pivot hole.

Definition of Bush

1. Proper noun. (surname from=Middle English) ¹

2. Noun. (horticulture) A woody plant distinguished from a tree by its multiple stems and lower height, being usually less than six metres tall; ''a horticultural rather than strictly botanical category''. ¹

3. Noun. (slang) A person's pubic hair, ''especially'' a woman's; ''loosely'', a woman's vulva. ¹

4. Noun. (archaic) : A tavern or wine merchant. ¹

5. Noun. (context: often with "the") Rural areas, typically remote, wooded, undeveloped and uncultivated. ¹

6. Adjective. The Australian use of the noun "bush", used attributively. ¹

7. Adverb. (Australia) Towards the direction of the outback. ¹

8. Adjective. (colloquial) Not skilled; not professional; not major league. ¹

9. Noun. (baseball) Amateurish behavior, short for "bush league behavior" ¹

10. Noun. A thick washer or hollow cylinder of metal (also bushing). ¹

11. Noun. A mechanical attachment, usually a metallic socket with a screw thread, such as the mechanism by which a camera is attached to a tripod stand. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bush

1. to cover with bushes (shrubs) [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

Medical Definition of Bush

1. 1. To set bushes for; to support with bushes; as, to bush peas. 2. To use a bush harrow on (land), for covering seeds sown; to harrow with a bush; as, to bush a piece of land; to bush seeds into the ground. Origin: Bushed; . Bushing. 1. A thicket, or place abounding in trees or shrubs; a wild forest. This was the original sense of the word, as in the Dutch bosch, a wood, and was so used by Chaucer. In this sense it is extensively used in the British colonies, especially at the Cape of Good Hope, and also in Australia and Canada; as, to live or settle in the bush. 2. A shrub; especially, a shrub with branches rising from or near the root; a thick shrub or a cluster of shrubs. "To bind a bush of thorns among sweet-smelling flowers." (Gascoigne) 3. A shrub cut off, or a shrublike branch of a tree; as, bushes to support pea vines. 4. A shrub or branch, properly, a branch of ivy (as sacred to Bacchus), hung out at vintners' doors, or as a tavern sign; hence, a tavern sign, and symbolically, the tavern itself. "If it be true that good wine needs no bush, 't is true that a good play needs no epilogue." (Shak) 5. The tail, or brush, of a fox. To beat about the bush, to approach anything in a round-about manner, instead of coming directly to it; a metaphor taken from hunting. Bush bean, a small bird of the genus Psaltriparus, allied to the titmouse. P. Minimus inhabits California. Origin: OE. Bosch, busch, buysch, bosk, busk; akin to D. Bosch, OHG. Busc, G. Busch, Icel. Bskr, bski, Dan. Busk, Sw. Buske, and also to LL. Boscus, buscus, Pr. Bosc, It. Bosco, Sp. & Pg. Bosque, F. Bois, OF. Bos. Whether the LL. Or G. Form i the original is uncertain; if the LL, it is perh. From the same source as E. Box a case. Cf. Ambush, Boscage, Bouquet, Box a case. 1. A lining for a hole to make it smaller; a thimble or ring of metal or wood inserted in a plate or other part of machinery to receive the wear of a pivot or arbor. In the larger machines, such a piece is called a box, particularly in the United States. 2. A piece of copper, screwed into a gun, through which the venthole is bored. Origin: D. Bus a box, akin to E. Box; or F. Boucher to plug. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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