Thesaurus

burgeon

verb
variants: also

bourgeon

Synonyms and Antonyms of burgeon

  1. 1 to become greater in extent, volume, amount, or number the trout population in the stream is burgeoning now that the water is clean Synonyms of burgeon accelerate, accumulate, appreciate, balloon, boom, build up, increase (also bourgeon), climb, enlarge, escalate, expand, gain, mount, multiply, mushroom, proliferate, rise, roll up, snowball, spread, swell, waxWords Related to burgeon jump, rocket, skyrocket, surge; heighten, intensify, redouble; blow up, bulk, distend, inflate, puff (up); crescendo, crest, peakAntonyms of burgeon contract, decrease, diminish, dwindle, lessen, recede, wane

  2. 2 to grow vigorously the spring flowers burgeoned once the warm weather set in for good Synonyms of burgeon thrive (also bourgeon), flourish, prosperWords Related to burgeon luxuriate, overgrow, proliferate, shoot up; germinate, root, sprout; bloom, flower, fruit, produce, propagate, regenerate, seed

  3. 3 to produce flowers chrysanthemums usually burgeon in early fall Synonyms of burgeon blossom, blow, bloom (also bourgeon), effloresce, flower, unfoldWords Related to burgeon leaf, leave; bud; openNear Antonyms of burgeon dry up, fade, shrivel, wilt, wither; die, drop, expire, perish



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