green

Green is a color on the spectrum between blue and yellow, or made by mixing those colors. You might love the brilliant color of the green grass in the spring time.

Green is a color you tend to see everywhere in nature, especially in the summer. Grass, trees, and plants are varying shades of green, and so is the lettuce that's used to make "a green salad." Green also means "unripe" as in a tomato, or "inexperienced," as in someone who's new at a job. In the 16th century, Shakespeare coined the phrase "the green-ey'd monster," and since then green has symbolized jealousy or envy.

Definitions of green
  1. adjective
    of the color between blue and yellow in the color spectrum; similar to the color of fresh grass
    “a green tree”
    green fields”
    green paint”
    synonyms: dark-green, greenish, light-green
    chromatic
    being or having or characterized by hue
  2. noun
    green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    synonyms: greenness, viridity
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    greenishness
    the property of being somewhat green
    sea green
    the property of a moderate green color resembling the waters of the sea
    sage green
    the color of sage leaves
    bottle green
    dark to moderate or greyish green
    chrome green
    a brilliant green color
    emerald
    the green color of an emerald
    olive green, olive-green
    a color that is lighter and greener than olive
    Paris green, chartreuse, pea green, yellow green, yellowish green
    a shade of green tinged with yellow
    blue green, bluish green, teal
    a blue-green color or pigment
    jade, jade green
    a light green color varying from bluish green to yellowish green
    cyan
    a primary subtractive color for light; has a blue-green color
    type of:
    chromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral color, spectral colour
    a color that has hue
  3. noun
    a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    synonyms: common, commons, park
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    Central Park
    a large park in Manhattan
    Disneyland
    an amusement park in Anaheim created in 1955 by Walt Disney
    Walt Disney World
    a large amusement park established in 1971 to the southwest of Orlando
    types:
    amusement park, funfair, pleasure ground
    a commercially operated park with stalls and shows for amusement
    village green
    a village park consisting of a plot of grassy land
    theme park
    an amusement park that is organized around some theme (as the world of tomorrow)
    type of:
    parcel, parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, tract
    an extended area of land
  4. noun
    an area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a golf course
    “the ball rolled across the green and into the bunker”
    synonyms: putting green, putting surface
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    land site, site
    the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
  5. noun
    any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables
    synonyms: greens, leafy vegetable
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    chop-suey greens
    succulent and aromatic young dark green leaves used in Chinese and Vietnamese and Japanese cooking
    sprout
    a newly grown bud (especially from a germinating seed)
    beet green
    young leaves of the beetroot
    Swiss chard, chard, leaf beet, spinach beet
    long succulent whitish stalks with large green leaves
    salad green, salad greens
    greens suitable for eating uncooked as in salads
    dandelion green
    edible leaves of the common dandelion collected from the wild; used in salads and in making wine
    lamb's-quarter, pigweed, wild spinach
    leaves collected from the wild
    wild spinach
    leafy greens collected from the wild and used as a substitute for spinach
    turnip greens
    tender leaves of young white turnips
    common sorrel, sorrel
    large sour-tasting arrowhead-shaped leaves used in salads and sauces
    French sorrel
    greens having small tart oval to pointed leaves; preferred to common sorrel for salads
    spinach
    dark green leaves; eaten cooked or raw in salads
    bean sprout
    any of various sprouted beans: especially mung beans or lentils or edible soybeans
    alfalfa sprout
    sprouted alfalfa seeds
    lettuce
    leaves of any of various plants of Lactuca sativa
    celtuce
    leaves having celery-like stems eaten raw or cooked
    chicory, curly endive
    crisp spiky leaves with somewhat bitter taste
    chicory escarole, endive, escarole
    variety of endive having leaves with irregular frilled edges
    cress
    pungent leaves of any of numerous cruciferous herbs
    salad burnet
    leaves sometimes used for salad
    type of:
    veg, vegetable, veggie
    edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
  6. verb
    turn or become green
    “The trees are greening
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    color, colour, discolor, discolour
    change color, often in an undesired manner
  7. adjective
    concerned with or supporting or in conformity with the political principles of the Green Party
  8. adjective
    not fully developed or mature; not ripe
    “fried green tomatoes”
    green wood”
    synonyms: immature, unripe, unripened
    unaged
    not subjected to an aging process
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    mature, ripe
    fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used
    aged, ripened
    of wines, fruit, cheeses; having reached a desired or final condition; (`aged' pronounced as one syllable)
    mellow, mellowed
    having a full and pleasing flavor through proper aging
    overripe
    too ripe and beginning to turn soft
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  9. adjective
    naive and easily deceived or tricked
    synonyms: fleeceable, gullible
    naif, naive
    marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience
  10. adjective
    looking pale and unhealthy
    “you're looking green
    green around the gills”
    Synonyms:
    ill, sick
    affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
  11. noun
    street names for ketamine
    synonyms: K, cat valium, honey oil, jet, special K, super C, super acid
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    Ketalar, ketamine, ketamine hydrochloride
    a general anesthetic and tranquilizer (not a barbiturate) that is administered intravenously or intramuscularly; used mainly by veterinarians or for minor surgery with geriatric or pediatric patients; taken in large doses it causes hallucinations similar to those associated with the use of PCP
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