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1. leaf

noun. ['ˈliːf'] the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants.

Synonyms

  • scale
  • lobe
  • fig leaf
  • rosette
  • serrate leaf
  • floral leaf
  • scale leaf
  • venation
  • verdure
  • parted leaf
  • leafage
  • foliage
  • compound leaf
  • leaf blade
  • cataphyll
  • entire leaf
  • simple leaf
  • crenate leaf
  • frond
  • leaflet
  • sporophyl
  • pitcher
  • greenery
  • parallel-veined leaf
  • blade
  • prickly-edged leaf
  • runcinate leaf
  • dandelion green
  • amplexicaul leaf
  • emarginate leaf
  • sporophyll
  • plant organ
  • lobed leaf
  • dentate leaf
  • leaf shape
  • erose leaf
  • pad
  • parenchyma

Antonyms

  • switch on
  • disengage
  • switch off
  • respectful

Etymology

  • leef (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Leaf Bud

  • cold-blood
  • lebudde
  • stud
  • spud
  • scud
  • fludd
  • flud
  • flood
  • ehud
  • crud
  • blood
  • thud
  • sudd
  • rudd
  • rud
  • nudd
  • mudd
  • mud
  • judd
  • hud
  • dudd
  • dud
  • cudd
  • budde
  • budd
  • uhde

2. leaf

noun. ['ˈliːf'] a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book).

Synonyms

  • interleaf
  • written language
  • page
  • piece of paper
  • sheet
  • folio
  • black and white
  • flyleaf
  • sheet of paper

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • uncover
  • color
  • unfold

Etymology

  • leef (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. leaf

verb. ['ˈliːf'] produce leaves, of plants.

Synonyms

  • produce
  • grow
  • get
  • acquire

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • pull
  • differentiate
  • dedifferentiate

Etymology

  • leef (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. leaf

verb. ['ˈliːf'] look through a book or other written material.

Synonyms

  • riffle
  • thumb
  • flip
  • flick
  • riff

Antonyms

  • shorten
  • lose
  • lend
  • refuse

Etymology

  • leef (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. leaf

noun. ['ˈliːf'] hinged or detachable flat section (as of a table or door).

Synonyms

  • section
  • segment
  • dinner table

Antonyms

  • ride
  • empty
  • verso
  • recto

Etymology

  • leef (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. leaf

verb. ['ˈliːf'] turn over pages.

Synonyms

  • turn over

Antonyms

  • disappear
  • decrease

Etymology

  • leef (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. bud

noun. ['ˈbʌd'] a partially opened flower.

Synonyms

  • bloom
  • rosebud
  • flower

Antonyms

  • deactivation
  • finish
  • ending
  • middle

8. bud

noun. ['ˈbʌd'] a swelling on a plant stem consisting of overlapping immature leaves or petals.

Synonyms

  • sprout
  • flower bud
  • mixed bud

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • stop
  • close
  • stand still

9. bud

verb. ['ˈbʌd'] develop buds.

Antonyms

  • leave office

10. bud

verb. ['ˈbʌd'] start to grow or develop.

Synonyms

  • begin

Antonyms

  • go off
  • disadvantage

Example sentences of the word leaf-bud


1. Noun Phrase
Make sure the area between the upper and lower buds is 6 inches long, and the stem is comprised of a total of four to five leaf bud joints.

2. Noun Phrase
Prevention is the best medicine here; apply a fungicide when the leaf buds first appear, then again in seven to 14 days.

3. Noun Phrase
Cover the tree at night with a light blanket to protect the pear tree, if the flower and leaf buds have already emerged.

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