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gar·den

 (gär′dn)
n.
1.
a. A plot of land used for the cultivation of flowers, vegetables, herbs, or fruit.
b. An arrangement of living material that is cultivated for food, as a fungus garden maintained by ants.
2. often gardens Grounds laid out with flowers, trees, and ornamental shrubs and used for recreation or display: public gardens; a botanical garden.
3. A yard or lawn.
4. A fertile, well-cultivated region.
5.
a. An open-air establishment where refreshments are served.
b. A large public auditorium or arena.
v. gar·dened, gar·den·ing, gar·dens
v.tr.
1. To cultivate (a plot of ground) as a garden.
2. To furnish with a garden.
v.intr.
1. To plant or tend a garden.
2. To work as a gardener.
adj.
1. Of, suitable to, or used in a garden: garden tools; garden vegetables.
2. Provided with open areas and greenery: a garden community.
3. Garden-variety.
Idiom:
lead/take down the garden path
To mislead or deceive (another).

[Middle English gardin, from Old North French, from gart, of Germanic origin; see gher- in Indo-European roots.]

garden

(ˈɡɑːdən)
n
1. (Horticulture)
a. an area of land, usually planted with grass, trees, flowerbeds, etc, adjoining a house. US and Canadian word: yard
b. (as modifier): a garden chair.
2. (Horticulture)
a. an area of land used for the cultivation of ornamental plants, herbs, fruit, vegetables, trees, etc
b. (as modifier): garden tools. horticultural
3. (Horticulture) (often plural) such an area of land that is open to the public, sometimes part of a park: botanical gardens.
4.
a. a fertile and beautiful region
b. (as modifier): a garden paradise.
5. (modifier) provided with or surrounded by a garden or gardens: a garden flat.
6. lead a person up the garden path informal to mislead or deceive a person
adj
common or garden informal ordinary; unexceptional
vb
(Horticulture) to work in, cultivate, or take care of (a garden, plot of land, etc)
[C14: from Old French gardin, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German gart enclosure; see yard2 (sense 1)]
ˈgardenless adj
ˈgarden-ˌlike adj

gar•den

(ˈgɑr dn)
n.
1. a plot of ground, usu. near a house, where flowers, shrubs, vegetables, fruits, or herbs are cultivated.
2. a piece of ground or other space, commonly with ornamental plants, trees, etc., used as a park.
3. a fertile spot.
adj.
5. pertaining to, produced in, or suitable for a garden.
6. garden-variety.
v.i.
7. to tend a garden.
Idioms:
lead down or up the garden path, to deceive.
[1300–50; < Old North French gardin, Old French jardin < Germanic; compare Old High German garto (see yard2)]

garden


Past participle: gardened
Gerund: gardening

Imperative
garden
garden
Present
I garden
you garden
he/she/it gardens
we garden
you garden
they garden
Preterite
I gardened
you gardened
he/she/it gardened
we gardened
you gardened
they gardened
Present Continuous
I am gardening
you are gardening
he/she/it is gardening
we are gardening
you are gardening
they are gardening
Present Perfect
I have gardened
you have gardened
he/she/it has gardened
we have gardened
you have gardened
they have gardened
Past Continuous
I was gardening
you were gardening
he/she/it was gardening
we were gardening
you were gardening
they were gardening
Past Perfect
I had gardened
you had gardened
he/she/it had gardened
we had gardened
you had gardened
they had gardened
Future
I will garden
you will garden
he/she/it will garden
we will garden
you will garden
they will garden
Future Perfect
I will have gardened
you will have gardened
he/she/it will have gardened
we will have gardened
you will have gardened
they will have gardened
Future Continuous
I will be gardening
you will be gardening
he/she/it will be gardening
we will be gardening
you will be gardening
they will be gardening
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gardening
you have been gardening
he/she/it has been gardening
we have been gardening
you have been gardening
they have been gardening
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gardening
you will have been gardening
he/she/it will have been gardening
we will have been gardening
you will have been gardening
they will have been gardening
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gardening
you had been gardening
he/she/it had been gardening
we had been gardening
you had been gardening
they had been gardening
Conditional
I would garden
you would garden
he/she/it would garden
we would garden
you would garden
they would garden
Past Conditional
I would have gardened
you would have gardened
he/she/it would have gardened
we would have gardened
you would have gardened
they would have gardened

garden

yard
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.garden - a plot of ground where plants are cultivatedgarden - a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
flower garden - a garden featuring flowering plants
formal garden - a garden laid out on regular lines with plants arranged in symmetrical locations or in geometrical designs
orchard, woodlet, grove, plantation - garden consisting of a small cultivated wood without undergrowth
herb garden - a garden for growing herbs
hop field, hop garden - a garden where hops are grown
kitchen garden, vegetable garden, vegetable patch - a small garden where vegetables are grown
landscaping - a garden laid out for esthetic effect; "they spent a great deal of money on the landscaping"
market garden - a garden where fruit and vegetables are grown for marketing
pot farm - a plot of ground where marijuana is grown and harvested (often hidden in a national forest)
rock garden, rockery - a garden featuring rocks; usually alpine plants
roof garden - a garden on a flat roof of a building
rose garden - a garden for growing roses
sunken garden - a garden set below the level of the ground surrounding it
tea garden - a public garden where tea is served
topiary - a garden having shrubs clipped or trimmed into decorative shapes especially of animals
plot of ground, plot of land, patch, plot - a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation; "a bean plot"; "a cabbage patch"; "a briar patch"
2.garden - the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden
botany, flora, vegetation - all the plant life in a particular region or period; "Pleistocene vegetation"; "the flora of southern California"; "the botany of China"
3.garden - a yard or lawn adjoining a house
patio, terrace - usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence
curtilage, grounds, yard - the enclosed land around a house or other building; "it was a small house with almost no yard"
Verb1.garden - work in the garden; "My hobby is gardening"
gardening, horticulture - the cultivation of plants
landscape - do landscape gardening; "My sons landscapes for corporations and earns a good living"
tend - have care of or look after; "She tends to the children"

garden

noun grounds, park, plot, patch, lawn, allotment, yard (U.S. & Canad.) the most beautiful garden on earth
Related words
adjective horticultural
Quotations
"God Almighty first planted a garden, and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures" [Francis Bacon Essays]
"The kiss of the sun for pardon,"
"The song of the birds for mirth,"
"One is nearer God's Heart in a garden"
"Than anywhere else on earth" [Dorothy Frances Gurney God's Garden]
"Paradise haunts gardens, and some gardens are paradises" [Derek Jarman Derek Jarman's Garden]
"If you would be happy for a week, take a wife; if you would be happy for a month, kill your pig; but if you would be happy all your life, plant a garden" Chinese proverb

garden

adjective
Translations
حديقةحَدِيقَةحَديقَهيُزيِّن بالحَدائِق
jardíparc
zahradazahradnízahradničit
havehave-lave havearbejdeparkanlæg
ĝardenaĝardeniĝardenogazonopubhararo
jardínhuertotrabajar en el jardín/huerto
aedpark
puutarhapuisto
jardinjardinerparcjardin public
vrt
kertkertészkedikparkudvar
taman
fást viî garîyrkjugarðurgarîur
정원
hortus
sodassodininkassodininkavimassvečių suėjimas sodedirbti sode
dārza-dārzskopt dārzustrādāt dārzā
grădină
záhradazáhradkazáhradníčiťzáhradný
vrtpark
trädgårdparktomt
สวน
bahçebahçe ile uğraşmakpark
vườn

garden

[ˈgɑːdn]
A. Njardín m; (= vegetable garden) → huerto m
the Garden of Edenel Edén
(public) gardensparque msing, jardines mpl
everything in the garden is lovelytodo va a las mil maravillas
B. VItrabajar en el jardín or el huerto
C. CPD garden centre Ncentro m de jardinería, vivero m
garden city N (Brit) → ciudad f jardín
garden flat Npiso m con jardín en planta baja
garden furniture Nmuebles mpl de jardín
garden hose Nmanguera f de jardín
garden party Nrecepción f al aire libre
garden path Nsendero m
to lead sb up the garden pathembaucar a algn
garden produce Nproductos mpl de la huerta
garden seat Nbanco m de jardín
garden shears NPLtijeras fpl de jardín
garden tools NPLútiles mpl de jardinería
see also refuse 2

garden

[ˈgɑːrdən]
njardin m cottage garden
vijardiner gardens
npl
(public)jardin m public
(private)parc mgarden centre ngarden-centre m, jardinerie fgarden city n (British)cité-jardin f

garden

n
Garten m; the Garden of Edender Garten Eden; everything in the garden is lovely or rosy (fig)es ist alles in Butter (inf)
(often pl: = park) → Park m, → Gartenanlagen pl

garden

in cpdsGarten-;
garden apartment
n (US) = garden flat
garden burger
nGemüseburger m
garden centre, (US) garden center
nGartencenter nt, → Gärtnereimarkt m

garden

:
garden flat
n (Brit) → Souterrainwohnung f
garden frame
mFrühbeet nt
garden gnome
nGartenzwerg m

garden

:
garden party
nGartenparty for -fest nt
garden path
n to lead somebody up (esp Brit) or down (esp US) the garden (fig)jdn an der Nase herumführen (inf)
garden produce
n (= vegetables)Gartengemüse nt; (= fruit)Gartenobst nt
garden shears
plHeckenschere f
garden-variety
adj (US: = ordinary) → gewöhnlich; (= standard)durchschnittlich

garden

[ˈgɑːdn]
1. ngiardino gardens npl (public) → giardino sg (pubblico) (of stately home) → parco sggiardino
the Garden of Eden → il Paradiso Terrestre, l'Eden m
2. vifare (lavori di) giardinaggio

garden

(ˈgaːdn) noun
a piece of ground on which flowers, vegetables etc are grown. a small garden at the front of the house; (also adjective) a garden slug.
verb
to work in a garden, usually as a hobby. The old lady does not garden much.
ˈgardener noun
a person who works in, and looks after, a garden.
ˈgardening noun
the work of looking after a garden. Gardening is his favourite hobby; (also adjective) gardening clothes/tools.
ˈgardens noun singular or plural
a park, especially one where animals are kept or special trees or flowers are grown. zoological/botanical gardens.
garden party
a large (usually formal) party, held in the garden of a house etc.

garden

حَدِيقَة zahrada have Garten κήπος jardín puutarha jardin vrt giardino 정원 tuin hage ogród jardim сад trädgård สวน bahçe vườn 花园
References in classic literature ?
Meg knew Sallie and was at her ease very soon, but Jo, who didn't care much for girls or girlish gossip, stood about, with her back carefully against the wall, and felt as much out of place as a colt in a flower garden.
In crowds the young men came to gather about the feet of an old man who sat beneath a tree in a tiny garden and who talked to them.
I had almost forgotten that I had a grandmother, when she came out, her sunbonnet on her head, a grain-sack in her hand, and asked me if I did not want to go to the garden with her to dig potatoes for dinner.
She went and stood at an open window and looked out upon the deep tangle of the garden below.
Out of one window I can see the garden, those mysterious deepshaded arbors, the riotous old-fashioned flowers, and bushes and gnarly trees.
Matthew Maule, on the other hand, though an obscure man, was stubborn in the defence of what he considered his right; and, for several years, he succeeded in protecting the acre or two of earth which, with his own toil, he had hewn out of the primeval forest, to be his garden ground and homestead.
She could not help thinking about the garden which no one had been into for ten years.
Once when he was sitting on his garden wall, smoking a pipe in the evening, an Italian organ- grinder came round with a monkey on a string.
You should not mope all day in your rooms, but should come out into the green garden, and hear the birds sing with joy among the trees, and see the butterflies fluttering above the flowers, and hear the bees and insects hum, and watch the sunbeams chase the dew-drops through the rose-leaves and in the lily-cups.
PETER was most dreadfully frightened; he rushed all over the garden, for he had forgotten the way back to the gate.
The garden was crossed by a path of red gravel, edged by a border of thick box, of many years' growth, and of a tone and color that would have delighted the heart of Delacroix, our modern Rubens.
The garden sloping to the road, the house standing in it, the green pales, and the laurel hedge, everything declared they were arriving.