[ US /ˈɡɹin/ ]
[ UK /ɡɹˈiːn/ ]
  1. an area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a golf course
    the ball rolled across the green and into the bunker
  2. green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
  3. a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    they went for a walk in the park
  4. any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables
  5. street names for ketamine
  1. naive and easily deceived or tricked
    at that early age she had been gullible and in love
  2. concerned with or supporting or in conformity with the political principles of the Green Party
  3. of the color between blue and yellow in the color spectrum; similar to the color of fresh grass
    a green tree
    green paint
    green fields
  4. looking pale and unhealthy
    green around the gills
    you're looking green
  5. not fully developed or mature; not ripe
    unripe fruit
    green wood
    fried green tomatoes
  1. turn or become green
    The trees are greening
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How To Use green In A Sentence

  • Combine the corn with steamed green vegetables like asparagus and offer baked potatoes to ensure the children don't go hungry.
  • Each of us was served a little mound of risotto, on which I ground pepper and sprinkled Parmesan, with a side of green salad.
  • The beak is smoth, black, convex and cultrated; one and 1/8 inches from the point to the opening of the chaps and 3/4 only uncovered with feathers; the upper chap exceeds the other a little in length. a few small black hairs garnish the sides of the base of the upper chap. the eye is of a uniform deep sea green or black, moderately large. it's legs feet and tallons are white; the legs are an inch and a 1/4 in length and smoth; four toes on each foot, of which that in front is the same length with the leg including the length of the tallon, which is 4 lines; the three remaining toes are The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806
  • When things break, it's not the actual breaking that prevents them from getting back together again. It's because a little piece gets lost - the two remaining ends couldn't fit together even if they wanted to. The whole shape has changed. John Green 
  • Add a little freshly sliced green chilli or a hint of chilli powder if you wish. Times, Sunday Times
  • Here, however, they are unlikely to survive the frosts although both impatiens and pelagoniums can be kept for next year in a heated greenhouse or brought indoors and used as house plants.
  • It was nice to play a Wii game that wasn't full of bright greens and blues like another title featuring Mario. Epinions Recent Content for Home
  • The side dish the day I visited was a simple mixed olive salad, a mélange of black and green olives with spicy oil.
  • So there must be a red quark, a blue quark and a green quark.
  • Unless a guide is along for the ride, it's all too easy to overshoot the reef and find yourself in green water, 200 feet above the nearest marine life.
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