Synonyms and Antonyms of fruit
1 a condition or occurrence traceable to a cause <one fruit of your faithfulness in carrying out your duties will be more rewarding responsibilities> Synonyms aftereffect, aftermath, backwash, child, conclusion, consequence, corollary, development, fate, effect, issue, outcome, outgrowth, precipitate, product, result, resultant, sequel, sequence, upshotRelated Words ramification; denouement (also dénouement), echo, implication, repercussion; afterclap, afterglow, aftershock; blowback, by-product, fallout, offshoot, ripple, side effect (also side reaction), spin-offNear Antonyms consideration, determinant, factor; base, basis, foundation, ground, groundwork; impetus, incentive, inspiration, instigation, stimulus; mother, origin, root, source, springAntonyms antecedent, causation, cause, occasion, reason
2 something produced by physical or intellectual effort <a “miracle drug” that was the fruit of years of research and development> Synonyms affair, product, handiwork, labor, output, produce, production, thing, work, yieldRelated Words article, commodity, entry, object; goods, line, merchandise, wares; handcraft, handicraft; aftereffect, aftermath, conclusion, consequence, corollary, development, effect, issue, outcome, result, resultant, sequel, sequence, upshot; by-product, derivative, offshoot, offspring, outgrowth, residual, side effect (also side reaction), spin-off
3 the descendants of a person, animal, or plant <according to the Bible, God promised Abraham that the fruit of his loins would someday become a great nation> Synonyms offspring, get, issue, posterity, progeny, seed, spawnRelated Words brood, hatch, litter, young; child, scion; family, kin; lineage, stockNear Antonyms ancestor, antecedent, father, forebear (also forbear), forebearer, forefather, grandfather, parent, primogenitor, progenitor
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