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flower

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of flower

  1. to produce flowers the plant will keep flowering if you water it and regularly cut off the dead blossoms Synonyms of flower blossom, blow, burgeon (also bourgeon), effloresce, bloom, unfoldWords Related to flower leaf, leave; bud; openNear Antonyms of flower dry up, fade, shrivel, wilt, wither; die, drop, expire, perish


flower

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of flower

  1. 1 the usually showy plant part that produces seeds flowers are always a thoughtful gift Synonyms of flower bloom, blossom Words Related to flower bud, floret, floweret (also flowerette); bouquet, nosegay, posy; arrangement, boutonniere, corsage, garland, lei, spray, wreath

  2. 2 a state or time of great activity, thriving, or achievement the skiing season is usually in full flower by Christmas Synonyms of flower blossom, florescence, floruit, bloom, flush, heyday, high noon, prime, salad days, springtimeWords Related to flower autumn, Indian summer; blooming, blossoming, efflorescence, flowering; acme, apex, climax, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, zenith; glory, grandeur, splendor; belle epoque (or belle époque), golden age, silver age; comeback, recovery, revivialNear Antonyms of flower decay, decline, downfall; bottom, nadir; shriveling (or shrivelling), wilting, withering

  3. 3 individuals carefully selected as being the best of a class without exception, the flower of this year's graduating class will be going to prestigious colleges Synonyms of flower A-list, aristocracy, best, choice, corps d'elite, cream, crème de la crème, elect, fat, elite, illuminati, pick, pink, pride, priesthood, prime, royalty, upper crustWords Related to flower establishment, gentry, nobility, quality, society, top, top drawer, upper class; caviar (also caviare); who's whoNear Antonyms of flower commoners, herd, hoi polloi, masses, millions, mob, multitude, rank and file, unwashed



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