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1. apple

noun. ['ˈæpəl'] fruit with red or yellow or green skin and sweet to tart crisp whitish flesh.

Synonyms

  • crab apple
  • crabapple
  • eating apple
  • false fruit
  • dessert apple
  • orchard apple tree
  • Malus pumila
  • edible fruit
  • pome

Antonyms

  • cooking apple

Etymology

  • appel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • æppel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Apple

  • stapel
  • shappell
  • schappell
  • mapel
  • kappel
  • happel
  • chappell
  • chappel
  • chapel
  • cappel
  • appell
  • appel

How do you pronounce apple?

Pronounce apple as ˈæpəl.

US - How to pronounce apple in American English

UK - How to pronounce apple in British English

Sentences with apple


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pour one tablespoonful of apple cider vinegar into a glass of water and stir it well.

Quotes about apple


1. It's a special person - and personality - who can lead a start-up to soaring success and sustain that success for the long term. Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg are star examples.
- Marcus Buckingham

2. We know there is gravity because apples fall from trees. We can observe gravity in daily life. If we could throw an apple to the edge of the universe, we would observe it accelerating.
- Adam Riess

3. Apple Computer would not have reached its current peak of success if it had feared to roll the dice and launch products that didn't always hit the mark. In the mid-1990s, the company was considered washed up, Steve Jobs had departed, and a string of lackluster product launches unrelated to the company's core business.
- Naveen Jain

2. apple-shaped

adjective. having the general shape of an apple.

Synonyms

  • round

Antonyms

  • angular
  • noncyclic

3. apple-sized

adjective. having the approximate size of an apple.

Antonyms

  • unsorted

4. apple-scented

adjective. smelling of apples.

Antonyms

  • malodorous

5. apple

noun. ['ˈæpəl'] native Eurasian tree widely cultivated in many varieties for its firm rounded edible fruits.

Synonyms

  • orchard apple tree
  • apple tree
  • Malus pumila
  • genus Malus

Etymology

  • appel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • æppel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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