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1. bloom

verb. ['ˈbluːm'] produce or yield flowers.

Synonyms

  • burst forth
  • develop
  • flower
  • effloresce

Antonyms

  • oldness
  • immaturity
  • mitigated
  • anovulation

Etymology

  • bloma (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • blome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blóm (Old Norse)
  • bloom (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Bloom

  • mcbroom
  • exhume
  • reassume
  • presume
  • perfume
  • maktoum
  • legroom
  • laplume
  • khartoum
  • deblum
  • costume
  • consume
  • resume
  • kaboom
  • entomb
  • vroom
  • plume
  • kume
  • hume
  • groome
  • groom
  • gloom
  • fume
  • flume
  • crume
  • croom
  • broome
  • broom
  • blume
  • blum

How do you pronounce bloom?

Pronounce bloom as blum.

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Sentences with bloom


1. Noun, singular or mass
The flowers bloom in August and give way to small blue fruits.

2. Verb, base form
Viburnums like lots of sun and are more likely to bloom if they get full sun.

3. Adjective
Flowers are cut before they are fully mature so that they have a longer bloom life.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
They bloom between March and October.

Quotes about bloom


1. Works of art often last forever, or nearly so. But exhibitions themselves, especially gallery exhibitions, are like flowers; they bloom and then they die, then exist only as memories, or pressed in magazines and books.
- Jerry Saltz

2. Love is like the wild rose-briar; Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly?
- Emily Bronte

3. I hope you will go out and let stories happen to you, and that you will work them, water them with your blood and tears and you laughter till they bloom, till you yourself burst into bloom.
- Clarissa Pinkola Estes

2. bloom

noun. ['ˈbluːm'] the organic process of bearing flowers.

Synonyms

  • biological process
  • organic process

Antonyms

  • immature
  • regulation time
  • work time

Etymology

  • bloma (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • blome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blóm (Old Norse)
  • bloom (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. bloom

noun. ['ˈbluːm'] reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts.

Synonyms

  • floral leaf
  • perigone
  • stamen
  • chlamys
  • angiosperm
  • reproductive structure
  • apetalous flower
  • ray floret
  • perigonium
  • flowering plant
  • carpel
  • ovary
  • flower
  • floweret
  • ray flower
  • pistil
  • floral envelope
  • blossom
  • perianth
  • bud
  • inflorescence
  • floret

Antonyms

  • minimum
  • maximum
  • inferior
  • empty

Etymology

  • bloma (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • blome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blóm (Old Norse)
  • bloom (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. bloom

noun. ['ˈbluːm'] a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health.

Synonyms

  • healthiness
  • rosiness
  • good health
  • blush

Antonyms

  • time off
  • downtime
  • overtime
  • uptime

Etymology

  • bloma (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • blome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blóm (Old Norse)
  • bloom (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. bloom

noun. ['ˈbluːm'] the best time of youth.

Synonyms

  • salad days
  • time of life
  • youth

Antonyms

  • night
  • middle
  • beginning
  • disappear

Etymology

  • bloma (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • blome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blóm (Old Norse)
  • bloom (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. bloom

noun. ['ˈbluːm'] a powdery deposit on a surface.

Synonyms

  • efflorescence
  • crystallisation
  • crystallizing

Antonyms

  • nondevelopment
  • poor
  • uneven
  • bottom out

Etymology

  • bloma (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • blome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blóm (Old Norse)
  • bloom (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. bloom

noun. ['ˈbluːm'] the period of greatest prosperity or productivity.

Synonyms

  • flush
  • peak
  • golden age
  • flower
  • prime
  • heyday
  • efflorescence
  • period of time
  • period
  • time period

Antonyms

  • dedifferentiate
  • stay
  • worsen
  • adult

Etymology

  • bloma (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • blome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blóm (Old Norse)
  • bloom (Middle English (1100-1500))
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