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1. cabbage

noun. ['ˈkæbədʒ, ˈkæbɪdʒ'] any of various types of cabbage.

Synonyms

  • bok choy
  • head cabbage
  • kail
  • chou
  • cruciferous vegetable
  • Chinese cabbage
  • kale
  • Brassica oleracea
  • cultivated cabbage
  • cole
  • celery cabbage
  • Chinese celery

Antonyms

  • sour
  • soothe
  • outgo
  • concreteness

Etymology

  • caboche (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Cabbage

  • babbage

How do you pronounce cabbage?

Pronounce cabbage as ˈkæbɪʤ.

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Sentences with cabbage


1. Noun, singular or mass
The burgeoning cranberry bud resembles a head of cabbage at this stage.

Quotes about cabbage


1. An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it makes a better soup.
- H.L. Mencken, A Book of Burlesques

2. Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
- Mark Twain

3. We live in a culture that has, for centuries now, cultivated the idea that the skeptical person is always smarter than one who believes. You can almost be as stupid as a cabbage as long as you doubt.
- Dallas Willard, Hearing God: Developing a Conversational Relationship with God

2. cabbage-bark_tree

noun. tree with shaggy unpleasant-smelling toxic bark and yielding strong durable wood; bark and seeds used as a purgative and vermifuge and narcotic.

Synonyms

  • andelmin
  • cabbage tree
  • Andira inermis
  • Andira
  • angelim
  • genus Andira

3. cabbage

noun. ['ˈkæbədʒ, ˈkæbɪdʒ'] informal terms for money.

Synonyms

  • clams
  • wampum
  • lolly
  • money
  • shekels
  • pelf
  • dinero
  • kale
  • bread
  • lettuce
  • sugar
  • simoleons
  • moolah
  • scratch
  • boodle
  • dough
  • loot
  • lucre

Antonyms

  • fall back
  • stand still
  • undercharge
  • straight line

Etymology

  • caboche (Anglo-Norman)

4. cabbage

noun. ['ˈkæbədʒ, ˈkæbɪdʒ'] any of various cultivars of the genus Brassica oleracea grown for their edible leaves or flowers.

Synonyms

  • chou
  • Brassica oleracea capitata
  • Brassica
  • Brassica oleracea
  • cultivated cabbage
  • cruciferous plant
  • crucifer
  • head cabbage plant
  • genus Brassica

Antonyms

  • tangible
  • representational
  • misconception
  • applied

Etymology

  • caboche (Anglo-Norman)

5. cabbage

verb. ['ˈkæbədʒ, ˈkæbɪdʒ'] make off with belongings of others.

Synonyms

  • abstract
  • pinch
  • steal
  • hook
  • filch
  • nobble
  • pilfer
  • swipe
  • purloin
  • lift
  • sneak

Antonyms

  • unhook
  • enable
  • fall
  • lower

Etymology

  • caboche (Anglo-Norman)
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