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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
green (adjective)
1.
of the color green
2.
a) covered by green growth or foliage - green fields
b) of winter - mild clement
c) consisting of green plants and usually edible herbage - a green salad
3.
pleasantly alluring
4.
- youthful vigorous
5.
not ripened or matured - green apples
6.
- fresh new
7.
a) marked by a pale, sickly, or nauseated appearance
b) - envious used especially in the phrase green with envy
8.
a) not fully processed or treated as
(1) not aged - green liquor
(2) not dressed or tanned - green hides
(3) freshly sawed
b) not in condition for a particular use
9.
a) deficient in training, knowledge, or experience - green recruits
b) deficient in sophistication and savoir faire - naive
c) not fully qualified for or experienced in a particular function
10.
a) often capitalized relating to or being an environmentalist political movement
b) concerned with or supporting environmentalism
c) tending to preserve environmental quality (as by being recyclable, biodegradable, or nonpolluting)
green (verb)
intransitive verb
transitive verb
to become green
1.
to make green
2.
- rejuvenate revitalize
green (noun)
1.
a color whose hue is somewhat less yellow than that of growing fresh grass or of the emerald or is that of the part of the spectrum lying between blue and yellow
2.
something of a green color
3.
green vegetation as
a) leafy parts of plants for use as decoration
b)
(1) leafy herbs (as spinach, dandelions, or Swiss chard) that are cooked as a vegetable
(2) - green vegetables
4.
a grassy plain or plot as
a) a common or park in the center of a town or village
b) - putting green
5.
- money , especially - greenbacks
6.
often capitalized - environmentalist , especially a member of an activist political party focusing on environmental and social issues
Green (biographical name)
Julien Julian 1900–1998 Fr. nov. - or
Green (biographical name)
William 1873–1952 Am. labor leader
Green (geographical name)
1.
river 730 (1175 ) United States flowing from Wind River Range in Wyoming into Colorado River in Utah - miles kilometers W W S SE
2.
city Ohio of Akron 22,817 - NE S pop
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
green (adjective)
1.
covered with a thick, healthy natural growth
SYNONIMS:
green, grown, leafy, luxuriant, overgrown, verdant
RELATED WORDS:
fat, fecund, fertile, fruitful, productive, prolific, rich; dense, tangled
NEAR ANTONYMS:
bleak, depleted, impoverished, infertile, poor, stark, unproductive; arid, dead, desert, dry, parched, sere ( sear), waterless
barren, leafless
green (adjective)
2.
lacking in adult experience or maturity
SYNONIMS:
adolescent, green, immature, inexperienced, juvenile, puerile, raw, unfledged, unformed, unripe, unripened
RELATED WORDS:
babyish, childish, infantile, infantilized, infantine; boyish, girlish, juvenescent, kiddish, young, youngish, youthful; maidenly, virginal; ingenuous, innocent, naive ( naïve), tender; unknowing, unseasoned, unsophisticated, untrained, untried
NEAR ANTONYMS:
advanced, precocious; knowing, savvy, sophisticated, worldly, worldly-wise
adult, experienced, grown-up, mature, ripe
green (adjective)
3.
lacking in worldly wisdom or informed judgment
SYNONIMS:
aw-shucks, dewy, dewy-eyed, green, ingenuous, innocent, naïf ( naif), primitive, simple, simpleminded, uncritical, unknowing, unsophisticated, unsuspecting, unsuspicious, unwary, unworldly, wide-eyed
RELATED WORDS:
callow, childish, immature, inexperienced, raw; childlike, idealistic, impractical, unrealistic; believing, credulous, gullible ( gullable), susceptible, trustful, trusting, unguarded; beguiled, duped, gulled, tricked; careless, heedless, thoughtless
NEAR ANTONYMS:
critical, cynical, doubting, incredulous, skeptical, suspecting, suspicious, unconvinced; careful, cautious, guarded, leery ( leary), wary, watchful; down-to-earth, hardheaded, pragmatic ( pragmatical), realistic, sober; street-smart, streetwise
cosmopolitan, experienced, knowing, sophisticated, worldly, worldly-wise
green (adjective)
green (noun)
1.
green leaves or plants
SYNONIMS:
flora, foliage, green, herbage, leafage, vegetation, verdure
RELATED WORDS:
grassland, prairie; underbrush, undergrowth
green (noun)
2.
something (as pieces of stamped metal or printed paper) customarily and legally used as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of payment
SYNONIMS:
bread, bucks, cabbage, cash, change, chips, coin, currency, dough, gold, green, jack, kale, legal tender, lolly, long green, loot, lucre, moola ( moolah), needful, pelf, scratch, shekels ( sheqels shekelim shekalim sheqalim), tender, wampum
RELATED WORDS:
coinage, specie; dead presidents [], folding money, paper money, scrip; banknote, cashier's check, check, draft, money order, note, promissory note; bill, dollar, greenback; bankroll, capital, finances, funds, roll [], wad, wallet; chump change, dibs [], dime, mite, peanuts, pittance, shoestring; big bucks, bomb [], boodle, bundle, earth, fortune, king's ransom, megabucks, mint, packet [], pile, pot; abundance, means, opulence, riches, treasure, wealth; resources, wherewithal; mad money, petty cash, pin money, pocket money, spending money
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