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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 ?
He waited at table, groomed the mare, gardened, blacked the abbe's boots, went on errands, chopped the wood, drove the carriole, and fetched the oats, straw, and hay from Prebaudet.
I walk, but I totally pace myself and have even gardened by the light of the moon.