Definition of Green
1. Noun. Green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass.
Generic synonyms: Chromatic Color, Chromatic Colour, Spectral Color, Spectral Colour
Specialized synonyms: Greenishness, Sea Green, Sage Green, Bottle Green, Chrome Green, Emerald, Olive Green, Olive-green, Chartreuse, Paris Green, Pea Green, Yellow Green, Yellowish Green, Blue Green, Bluish Green, Teal, Jade, Jade Green
2. Verb. Turn or become green. "The trees are greening"
3. Adjective. Of the color between blue and yellow in the color spectrum; similar to the color of fresh grass. "Green paint"
Similar to: Chromatic
Derivative terms: Greenness, Greenishness
4. Noun. A piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area. "They went for a walk in the park"
Specialized synonyms: Amusement Park, Funfair, Pleasure Ground, Village Green
Generic synonyms: Parcel, Parcel Of Land, Piece Of Ground, Piece Of Land, Tract
Group relationships: Populated Area, Urban Area
Specialized synonyms: Central Park
Derivative terms: Common
5. Adjective. Concerned with or supporting or in conformity with the political principles of the Green Party.
6. Noun. United States labor leader who was president of the American Federation of Labor from 1924 to 1952 and who led the struggle with the Congress of Industrial Organizations (1873-1952).
7. Adjective. Not fully developed or mature; not ripe. "Green wood"
Similar to: Unaged
Derivative terms: Greenness, Immatureness, Immaturity
8. Noun. An environmentalist who belongs to the Green Party.
9. Adjective. Looking pale and unhealthy. "Green around the gills"
10. Noun. A river that rises in western Wyoming and flows southward through Utah to become a tributary of the Colorado River.
Group relationships: Beehive State, Mormon State, Ut, Utah, Equality State, Wy, Wyoming
Generic synonyms: River
11. Adjective. Naive and easily deceived or tricked. "At that early age she had been gullible and in love"
12. Noun. An area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a golf course. "The ball rolled across the green and into the bunker"
Group relationships: Golf Course, Links Course
Generic synonyms: Land Site, Site
13. Noun. Any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables.
Generic synonyms: Veg, Vegetable, Veggie
Specialized synonyms: Chop-suey Greens, Sprout, Beet Green, Chard, Leaf Beet, Spinach Beet, Swiss Chard, Salad Green, Salad Greens, Dandelion Green, Lamb's-quarter, Pigweed, Wild Spinach, Wild Spinach, Turnip Greens, Common Sorrel, Sorrel, French Sorrel, Spinach
14. Noun. Street names for ketamine.
Generic synonyms: Ketalar, Ketamine, Ketamine Hydrochloride
Definition of Green
1. a. Having the color of grass when fresh and growing; resembling that color of the solar spectrum which is between the yellow and the blue; verdant; emerald.
2. n. The color of growing plants; the color of the solar spectrum intermediate between the yellow and the blue.
3. v. t. To make green.
4. v. i. To become or grow green.
Definition of Green
1. Proper noun. (surname common English from=Middle English) ¹
2. Adjective. Having green as its color. ¹
3. Adjective. Sickly, unwell. ¹
4. Adjective. Inexperienced. ¹
5. Adjective. Environmentally friendly. ¹
6. Adjective. (figuratively) Overcome with envy. ¹
7. Adjective. (cricket) Describing a pitch which, even if there is no visible grass, still contains a significant amount of moisture ¹
8. Adjective. (dated) Of bacon or similar smallgoods, unprocessed, raw, unsmoked; not smoked or spiced.“unsmoked bacon used to be called green bacon, though the term is losing currency” [ Delia Online: Bacon, including gammon] ¹
9. Adjective. Unripe, said of certain fruits that change color when they ripen. ¹
10. Adjective. (context: wine) Of wine, high or too high in acidity. ¹
11. Adjective. Of freshly cut wood or lumber that has not been dried, containing moisture and therefore relatively more flexible or springy. ¹
12. Adjective. Naïve or unaware of obvious facts. ¹
13. Noun. The colour of growing foliage, as well as other plant cells containing chlorophyll; the colour between yellow and blue in the visible spectrum; one of the primary additive colour for transmitted light; the colour obtained by subtracting red and blue from white light using cyan and yellow filters. ¹
14. Noun. (politics sometimes capitalised) A member of a green party; an environmentalist. ¹
15. Noun. (golf) A putting green, the part of a golf course near the hole. ¹
16. Noun. (context: bowls) The surface upon which bowls is played. ¹
17. Noun. (context: snooker) One of the colour balls used in snooker with a value of 3 points. ¹
18. Noun. (British) a public patch of land in the middle of a settlement. ¹
19. Noun. (British slang uncountable) marijuana. ¹
20. Noun. (US uncountable) Money. ¹
21. Verb. (transitive) To make (something) green, to turn (something) green. ¹
22. Verb. To become or grow green in colour. ¹
23. Verb. (transitive) To add greenspaces to (a town). ¹
24. Verb. (intransitive) To become environmentally aware. ¹
25. Verb. (transitive) To make (something) environmentally friendly. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Green
1. of the color of growing foliage [adj GREENER, GREENEST] / to become green [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: green
Medical Definition of Green
1. Having the colour of grass when fresh and growing; resembling that colour of the solar spectrum which is between the yellow and the blue; verdant; emerald.
2. Having a sickly colour; wan. "To look so green and pale." (Shak)
3. Full of life aud vigor; fresh and vigorous; new; recent; as, a green manhood; a green wound. "As valid against such an old and beneficent government as against . . . The greenest usurpation." (Burke)
4. Not ripe; immature; not fully grown or ripened; as, green fruit, corn, vegetables, etc.
5. Not roasted; half raw. "We say the meat is green when half roasted." (L. Watts)
6. Immature in age or experience; young; raw; not trained; awkward; as, green in years or judgment. "I might be angry with the officious zeal which supposes that its green conceptions can instruct my gray hairs." (Sir W. Scott)
7. Not seasoned; not dry; containing its natural juices; as, green wood, timber, etc.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Green
Literary usage of Green
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1884)
"One general exception, however, should be noted; viz., that shallow water near shore is usually green, even in warm seas, on account of the large amount of ..."
2. Report by Tasmania Dept. of Mines (1897)
"The extinction angle is as high as 37', and the mineral often encloses crystals of apatite, a yellowish green, b yellowish, С green. ..."
3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1828)
"The whole encircled by four flowery ornaments of red, green, and gold, connected by ... 2; surrounded by a sort of wreath of fanciful flowers (red, green, ..."