What is another word for bud?

Pronunciation: [bˈʌd] (IPA)

Bud is a term used to describe a small, undeveloped or emerging flower, leaf, or stem and it can be replaced by several different synonyms. Sprout is one of the synonyms which indicates a small shoot or growth that is beginning to come out of the soil. Blossom is another synonym that describes a flower bud that has opened and bloomed. Nub refers to a small, pointed, or rounded part that sticks out from something larger, such as a branch or a plant. Other synonyms for bud include shoot, germ, and seedling. All these interchangeable words represent various stages of the plant growth process.

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  • Independent

    • Proper noun, singular
    • Noun, singular or mass
      egg, Linda.
  • Other Related

    • Proper noun, singular
      buddy, Budd.
    • Noun, singular or mass
    • Verb, past participle
    • Verb, non-3rd person singular present

What are the hypernyms for Bud?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Bud?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the opposite words for bud?

Bud is a term that refers to a small swelling or growth on a plant, typically at the tip of a stem. Some antonyms for the word bud could include mature, withered, or decayed. Meanwhile, words such as blossom, flower, or bloom can be considered as synonyms for the term bud. A bud represents a new beginning or the potential for growth, while its antonyms connote the end of a cycle or the lack of vitality. Understanding the different shades of meaning that arise from using certain terms can help us better express ourselves and communicate our thoughts or feelings.

What are the antonyms for Bud?

Usage examples for Bud

The pattern and ideal of such cleverness is the east wind, which makes all that is fair and sensitive to shut itself up, forbids the bud to expand into a blossom, and puts back the coming of the springtime and of the singing bird.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
It simply meant that another man had found and appreciated this sheltered flower of womanhood that he had watched grow, and bud, and bloom, and that she had aroused in this other man a passion akin to his own.
"The Man from Jericho"
Edwin Carlile Litsey
"Mick Ross 'n bud Morrison were in here, couple of nights ago," Steve went on.
"The Pioneers"
Katharine Susannah Prichard

Famous quotes with Bud

  • Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud, is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people.
    John Quincy Adams
  • Her body calculated to a millimeter to suggest a bud yet guarantee a flower.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The bud of victory is always in the truth.
    Benjamin Harrison
  • Language is a living thing. We can feel it changing. Parts of it become old: they drop off and are forgotten. New pieces bud out, spread into leaves, and become big branches, proliferating.
    Gilbert Highet
  • I still do a bit of this and a bit of that. Some brews and there's nothing wrong with a bud or two! I still do a bit of this and a bit of that. Some brews and there's nothing wrong with a bud or two!
    Eddie Money

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