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1 a condition or occurrence traceable to a cause
  • one fruit of your faithfulness in carrying out your duties will be more rewarding responsibilities

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2 something produced by physical or intellectual effort
  • a popular app that was the fruit of years of research and development

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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

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Synonyms of fruit (Entry 2 of 2)

as in produce, seed

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The first known use of fruit was in the 12th century

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24 Feb 2020

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“Fruit.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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