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1. fig

noun. ['ˈfɪg'] a diagram or picture illustrating textual material.

Synonyms

  • figure

Antonyms

  • multiply
  • integrate

Etymology

  • fige (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Fig

  • mcquigg
  • isgrigg
  • sprigg
  • renege
  • zbig
  • whig
  • twigg
  • twig
  • trygg
  • trigg
  • trig
  • swig
  • stig
  • quigg
  • prigge
  • prig
  • grigg
  • brig
  • zig
  • wigg
  • wig
  • vig
  • tig
  • sigg
  • sig
  • rigg
  • rig
  • pigg
  • pig
  • nigg

Example sentences of the word fig


1. Noun, singular or mass
Protect the fig tree in the winter by decreasing the amount of water given.

2. Adjective
Dig a hole twice the size of your fig tree's root ball.

3. Noun, plural
Pull your fig tree from its container and break apart the root ball, unwinding tangled roots.

Quotes containing the word fig


1. God made a beauteous garden With lovely flowers strown,But one straight, narrow pathway That was not overgrown.And to this beauteous garden He brought mankind to live,And said "To you, my children, These lovely flowers I give.Prune ye my vines and fig trees, With care my flowers tend,But keep the pathway open Your home is at the end."God's Garden
- Robert Frost

2. Fig The proud oak wed a seedling figHe welcomed her caressThough round his lofty limbs she woundHe saw no need for distress.The fig enveloped all his trunkHer grip grew firm and tightThe oak withered in his arroganceAs she choked off his last light.
- Beryl Dov

2. fig-bird

noun. greenish-yellow Australian oriole feeding chiefly on figs and other fruits.

Synonyms

  • genus Sphecotheres
  • oriole
  • Old World oriole

3. fig-shaped

adjective. shaped in the form of a fig.

Antonyms

  • amorphous

4. fig

noun. ['ˈfɪg'] fleshy sweet pear-shaped yellowish or purple multiple fruit eaten fresh or preserved or dried.

Synonyms

  • Ficus carica
  • common fig tree
  • edible fruit

Antonyms

  • add
  • subtract
  • majority
  • minority

Etymology

  • fige (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. fig

noun. ['ˈfɪg'] Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit.

Synonyms

  • Ficus carica sylvestris
  • Ficus carica
  • caprifig
  • common fig tree
  • syconium
  • fig tree

Etymology

  • fige (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. FIG

noun. a Libyan terrorist group organized in 1995 and aligned with al-Qaeda; seeks to radicalize the Libyan government; attempted to assassinate Qaddafi.

Synonyms

  • Libyan Islamic Group
  • Libyan Fighting Group
  • Libyan Islamic Fighting Group
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