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garden

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noun gar·den \ˈgär-dən\

Simple Definition of garden

  • : an area of ground where plants (such as flowers or vegetables) are grown

  • : a public area with many plants and trees

  • : a large stadium or building for sports or entertainment

Full Definition of garden

  1. 1 a :  a plot of ground where herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables are cultivated b :  a rich well-cultivated region c :  a container (as a window box) planted with usually a variety of small plants

  2. 2 a :  a public recreation area or park usually ornamented with plants and trees <a botanical garden> b :  an open-air eating or drinking place c :  a large hall for public entertainment

gar·den·ful play \-ˌfu̇l\ noun

Examples of garden

  1. We planted a small garden in our backyard.

  2. They were sitting out in the back garden.



Origin of garden

Middle English gardin, from Anglo-French gardin, jardin, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German gart enclosure — more at yard


First Known Use: 13th century

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garden

verb gar·den

Simple Definition of garden

  • : to work in a garden : to take care of the plants in a garden

Full Definition of garden

gar·denedgar·den·ing play \ˈgär-də-niŋ, ˈgärd-niŋ\

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to lay out or work in a garden

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  to make into a garden

  5. 2 :  to ornament with gardens

gar·den·er play \ˈgär-də-nər, ˈgärd-nər\ noun

1577

First Known Use of garden

1577

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garden

adjective gar·den

Definition of garden

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, used in, or frequenting a garden

  2. 2 a :  of a kind grown in the open as distinguished from one more delicate <garden plant> b :  commonly found :  garden-variety



15th Century

First Known Use of garden

15th century

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GARDEN Defined for Kids

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garden

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noun gar·den \ˈgär-dən\

Definition of garden

  1. 1 :  a piece of ground in which fruits, flowers, or vegetables are grown

  2. 2 :  a public area for the showing of plants <a botanical garden>




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garden

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verb gar·den

Definition of garden

gar·denedgar·den·ing

  1. :  to make or work in a garden





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