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1. chickweed

noun. any of various plants of the genus Stellaria.

Synonyms

  • herb
  • greater stitchwort
  • starwort
  • genus Stellaria
  • Stellaria
  • Stellaria holostea
  • common chickweed
  • Stellaria media
  • stitchwort

Etymology

  • chick (English)
  • chike (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • weed (English)
  • weod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. chickweed

noun. any of various plants related to the common chickweed.

Synonyms

  • mouse eared chickweed
  • Cerastium tomentosum
  • herb
  • herbaceous plant
  • Cerastium
  • Arctic mouse-ear
  • field chickweed
  • clammy chickweed
  • Cerastium alpinum
  • love-in-a-mist
  • genus Cerastium
  • Alpine mouse-ear
  • Cerastium arvense
  • snow-in-summer
  • mouse-ear chickweed
  • mouse ear

Etymology

  • chick (English)
  • chike (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • weed (English)
  • weod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public.

Synonyms

  • communal
  • joint
  • public
  • commonness

Antonyms

  • individuality
  • individual
  • outfield
  • achromatic color

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

4. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual.

Synonyms

  • average
  • popular
  • demotic
  • commonplaceness
  • commonness
  • grassroots
  • ordinary
  • standard
  • frequent
  • general
  • everydayness
  • usual

Antonyms

  • uncommon
  • uncommonness
  • extraordinary
  • infield

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

5. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] common to or shared by two or more parties.

Synonyms

  • mutual

Antonyms

  • unusualness
  • extraordinariness

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

6. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] commonly encountered.

Synonyms

  • usual

Antonyms

  • achromatic
  • ripe

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

7. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language.

Synonyms

  • vernacular
  • vulgar

Antonyms

  • sophisticated
  • well
  • unite

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

8. common

noun. ['ˈkɑːmən'] a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area.

Synonyms

  • piece of ground
  • green
  • village green
  • parcel
  • park
  • populated area
  • commons
  • tract
  • parcel of land
  • pleasure ground
  • funfair
  • urban area
  • amusement park

Antonyms

  • abnormality
  • incidental
  • layman
  • unorthodox

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

9. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] of or associated with the great masses of people.

Synonyms

  • vulgar
  • plebeian
  • unwashed

Antonyms

  • unwrap
  • uncover
  • appointive
  • undemocratic

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

10. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] to be expected; standard.

Antonyms

  • immoderate

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

Example sentences of the word common-chickweed


1. Noun Phrase
Annual broadleaf weeds include ground ivy, (creeping Charlie, creeping Jenny), white clover, common chickweed and black medic.

2. Noun Phrase
It has two types of species: Mouse-ear chickweed, which is a low-lying, patchy perennial; and common chickweed, an easy-to-control annual.

3. Noun Phrase
Examples include crabgrass, knotweed, annual bluegrass, shepard’s purse, purslane and common chickweed.

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