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1. olive

adjective. ['ˈɑːləv, ˈɑːlɪv'] of a yellow-green color similar to that of an unripe olive.

Antonyms

  • dislike

Etymology

  • olive (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • oliva (Latin)

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Rhymes with Olive

  • abortive
  • abrasive
  • abusive
  • accommodative
  • accumulative
  • accusative
  • acquisitive
  • active
  • adaptive
  • addictive
  • additive
  • additive
  • adhesive
  • adhesive
  • adjective
  • administrative
  • adoptive
  • affective
  • affirmative
  • aggressive

How do you pronounce olive?

Pronounce olive as ˈɑlɪv.

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Sentences with olive


1. Adjective
Use the edge of your hand to apply the olive oil to the rug lengthwise.

Quotes about olive


1. I love fresh citrus and always keep lemons, limes, and oranges on hand; they come in handy for spritzing up quickly grilled meats, seafoods, and vegetables, especially when followed up by a quick drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.
- Emeril Lagasse

2. A Matter of Perspective I see rain dancing on the stage of the pond.Fish see heaven throwing a thousand kisses.My wife see a drizzle of olive oil on a pot of spaghetti. The scientist sees condensation and precipitation.The rain sees reincarnation.A poet see them all in permutation.
- Beryl Dov

2. olive-drab

adjective. of a light brownish green color.

Synonyms

  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • cheerful
  • colorful

3. olive-like

adjective. resembling an olive.

Synonyms

  • olivelike

Antonyms

  • prolate
  • oblate

4. olive-gray

adjective. of grey tinged with olive.

Synonyms

  • olive-grey
  • neutral

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • subjective
  • reactive

5. olive-colored

adjective. having the color of green olives.

Synonyms

  • coloured
  • colored
  • colorful

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • white
  • natural
  • impartial

6. olive

noun. ['ˈɑːləv, ˈɑːlɪv'] one-seeded fruit of the European olive tree usually pickled and used as a relish.

Synonyms

  • ripe olive
  • drupe
  • European olive tree
  • relish
  • black olive
  • Olea europaea
  • green olive

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white
  • blue-gray
  • iron-gray

Etymology

  • olive (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • oliva (Latin)

7. olive

noun. ['ˈɑːləv, ˈɑːlɪv'] hard yellow often variegated wood of an olive tree; used in cabinetwork.

Synonyms

  • wood

Antonyms

  • ink-black
  • bluish-gray

Etymology

  • olive (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • oliva (Latin)

8. olive

noun. ['ˈɑːləv, ˈɑːlɪv'] a yellow-green color of low brightness and saturation.

Synonyms

  • drab
  • spectral color
  • spectral colour
  • olive drab
  • chromatic colour

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • cheerful
  • colorful
  • lively

Etymology

  • olive (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • oliva (Latin)

9. olive

noun. ['ˈɑːləv, ˈɑːlɪv'] evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits.

Synonyms

  • genus Olea
  • European olive tree
  • Olea europaea
  • olive tree

Antonyms

  • brown-gray
  • grayish-white
  • gray
  • slate-black

Etymology

  • olive (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • oliva (Latin)

10. olive

noun. ['ˈɑːləv, ˈɑːlɪv'] small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil.

Synonyms

  • European olive tree
  • Olea europaea
  • fruit

Antonyms

  • yellow-white
  • brown-grey
  • stone-gray
  • snow-white

Etymology

  • olive (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • oliva (Latin)
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