Definition of Garden

1. Noun. A plot of ground where plants are cultivated.


2. Verb. Work in the garden. "My hobby is gardening"
Category relationships: Gardening, Horticulture
Specialized synonyms: Landscape
Generic synonyms: Tend
Derivative terms: Gardener, Gardener, Gardening

3. Noun. The flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden.
Generic synonyms: Botany, Flora, Vegetation

4. Noun. A yard or lawn adjoining a house.
Terms within: Patio, Terrace
Generic synonyms: Curtilage, Grounds, Yard

Definition of Garden

1. n. A piece of ground appropriated to the cultivation of herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables.

2. v. i. To lay out or cultivate a garden; to labor in a garden; to practice horticulture.

3. v. t. To cultivate as a garden.

Definition of Garden

1. Noun. An outdoor area containing one or more types of plants, usually plants grown for food (''vegetable garden'') or ornamental purposes (''flower garden''). ¹

2. Noun. (context: in the plural) Such an ornamental place to which the public have access. ¹

3. Noun. The grounds at the front or back of a house. ¹

4. Noun. (figuratively) A cluster, a bunch. ¹

5. Noun. (slang) Pubic hair or the genitalia it masks. ¹

6. Verb. (intransitive chiefly North America) to grow plants in a garden; to create or maintain a garden. ¹

7. Verb. (intransitive cricket) of a batsman, to inspect and tap the pitch lightly with the bat so as to smooth out small rough patches and irregularities. ¹

8. Adjective. Of, relating to, in, from or for use in a garden. ¹

9. Adjective. Common, ordinary, domesticated. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Garden

1. to cultivate a plot of ground [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Garden

1. 1. A piece of ground appropriates to the cultivation of herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables. 2. A rich, well-cultivated spot or tract of country. "I am arrived from fruitful Lombardy, The pleasant garden of great Italy." (Shak) Garden is often used adjectively or in self-explaining compounds; as, garden flowers, garden tools, garden walk, garden wall, garden house or gardenhouse. Garden balsam, an ornamental plant (Impatiens Balsamina). Garden engine, a wheelbarrow tank and pump for watering gardens. Garden glass. A bell glass for covering plants. A globe of dark-coloured glass, mounted on a pedestal, to reflect surrounding objects; much used as an ornament in gardens in Germany. Garden house A summer house. A privy. Garden husbandry, the raising on a small scale of seeds, fruits, vegetables, etc, for sale. Garden mold or mould, rich, mellow earth which is fit for a garden. Garden nail, a cast nail used, for fastening vines to brick walls. Garden net, a net for covering fruits trees, vines, etc, to protect them from birds. Garden party, a social party held out of doors, within the grounds or garden attached to a private residence. Garden plot, a plot appropriated to a garden. Garden pot, a watering pot. Garden pump, a garden engine; a barrow pump. Garden shears, large shears, for clipping trees and hedges, pruning, etc. Garden spider,, the diadem spider (Epeira diadema), common in gardens, both in Europe and America. It spins a geometrical web. See Geometric spider, and Spider web. Garden stand, a stand for flower pots. Garden stuff, vegetables raised in a garden. Garden syringe, a syringe for watering plants, sprinkling them with solutions for destroying insects, etc. Garden truck, vegetables raised for the market. Garden ware, garden truck. Bear garden, Botanic garden, etc. See Bear, etc. Hanging garden. See Hanging. Kitchen garden, a garden where vegetables are cultivated for household use. Market garden, a piece of ground where vegetable are cultivated to be sold in the markets for table use. Origin: OE. Gardin, OF. Gardin, jardin, F. Jardin, of German origin; cf. OHG. Garto, G. Garten; akin to AS. Geard. See Yard an inclosure. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Garden

garbos
garbs
garburator
garburators
garbure
garbures
garcinia
garcinias
garcon
garcons
garda
gardai
gardant
gardant(ip)
gardants
garden-burger
garden-burgers
garden-path sentence
garden-variety
garden angelica
garden apartment
garden apartments
garden balm
garden burger
garden burgers
garden cart
garden center
garden centers
garden centipede

Literary usage of Garden

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"¡1 Gard M 23:169-71 Ар '16 Study and teaching Four-year garden course for girls ... WF "278-81 Je '16 Comments on the front garden and its relation Zwirner. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"DEDICATION EXERCISES AT THE BROOKLYN BOTANIC garden ON April 19-21 exercises were held in connection with the dedication of the completed laboratory ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"Countryside M 22: 146 Mr '16 England London square garden. ... Blackw 201: 878-93 Je '17 United States California garden and the sculpture of Maud Daggett. ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1899)
"He made his first appearance at Covent garden in May 1773 as Ralph in the ... During fourteen years he remained at Covent garden, acquiring gradually a ..."

5. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"¡1 Gard M 23:169-71 Ар '16 Study and teaching Four-year garden course for girls ... WF "278-81 Je '16 Comments on the front garden and its relation Zwirner. ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"DEDICATION EXERCISES AT THE BROOKLYN BOTANIC garden ON April 19-21 exercises were held in connection with the dedication of the completed laboratory ..."

7. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"Countryside M 22: 146 Mr '16 England London square garden. ... Blackw 201: 878-93 Je '17 United States California garden and the sculpture of Maud Daggett. ..."

8. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1899)
"He made his first appearance at Covent garden in May 1773 as Ralph in the ... During fourteen years he remained at Covent garden, acquiring gradually a ..."

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