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1. weed

noun. ['ˈwiːd'] any plant that crowds out cultivated plants.

Synonyms

  • Barbarea vulgaris
  • ambrosia
  • wild rape
  • California dandelion
  • corn spurry
  • ragwort
  • sea spurry
  • pennycress
  • yellow star-thistle
  • cockle-burr
  • tumbleweed
  • Hieracium aurantiacum
  • Centaurea solstitialis
  • king devil
  • Picris echioides
  • sand spurry
  • Spergula arvensis
  • corn campion
  • Hypochaeris radicata
  • Spergularia rubra
  • Sisymbrium barbarea
  • cockleburr
  • Pilosella aurantiaca
  • cat's-ear
  • corn spurrey
  • alligator weed
  • crown-of-the-field
  • alligator grass
  • Agrostemma githago
  • fireweed
  • rockcress
  • Senecio jacobaea
  • oxtongue
  • nettle
  • cockle-bur
  • groundsel
  • horseweed
  • thistle
  • Indian chickweed
  • carpetweed
  • madnep
  • tansy ragwort
  • yellow rocket
  • bastard feverfew
  • runch
  • threadleaf groundsel
  • corn cockle
  • wormseed mustard
  • bitterweed
  • Scleranthus annuus
  • knawe
  • Erysimum cheiranthoides
  • Senecio doublasii
  • Barnaby's thistle
  • yellow hawkweed
  • Erigeron canadensis
  • cocklebur
  • capeweed
  • Parthenium hysterophorus
  • vascular plant
  • fleabane
  • Canadian fleabane
  • Molluga verticillata
  • Erechtites hieracifolia
  • bristly oxtongue
  • jointed charlock
  • Hieracium praealtum
  • Raphanus raphanistrum
  • wild parsnip
  • knawel
  • benweed
  • Alternanthera philoxeroides
  • rocket cress
  • bugloss
  • Senecio vulgaris
  • gosmore
  • orange hawkweed
  • Conyza canadensis
  • wild radish
  • ragweed

Antonyms

  • substantiality
  • hard drug
  • victory
  • pack

Etymology

  • weod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • weodian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wæd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Weed

  • guaranteed
  • disagreed
  • supersede
  • stampede
  • intercede
  • aristide
  • aristede
  • alwaleed
  • succeed
  • preceed
  • precede
  • overfeed
  • misread
  • mislead
  • misdeed
  • laclede
  • degreed
  • decreed
  • concede
  • walid
  • waleed
  • wahid
  • vahid
  • streed
  • sinead
  • shaheed
  • secede
  • screed
  • reseed
  • reread

Sentences with weed


1. Noun, singular or mass
You can cover your entire driveway with pea gravel or use it as a weed barrier.

2. Adjective
Till the soil to a depth of 8 inches to cut up weed roots and freshen the soil.

3. Verb, past tense
The mulch helps to keep the soil moist during the summer heat and also reduces weed growth.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Mulching preserves soil moisture and prevents weed growth.

Quotes about weed


1. I'm a bit of a clothes hoarder, admittedly. I try to weed out stuff. My girlfriends come over for cheese and wine and go shopping in my wardrobe. They especially love it when they get stuff with a tag still on.
- Jennifer Aniston

2. I love having my hands in the dirt. It is never a science and always an art. There are no rules. And if it comes down to me versus that weed I'm trying to pull out of the ground that doesn't want to come out? I know I'll win.
- Matthew McConaughey

3. Once in a golden hour I cast to earth a seed. Up there came a flower, The people said, a weed.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson, The Complete Works of Alfred Tennyson

2. weed-whacker

noun. a hand tool for removing weeds.

Synonyms

  • hand tool

3. pearl-weed

noun. any of various low-growing plants of the genus Sagina having small spherical flowers resembling pearls.

Synonyms

  • groundcover
  • Sagina
  • ground cover
  • genus Sagina
  • pearlwort

4. skunk-weed

noun. tall herb of the Rocky Mountains having sticky leaves and an offensive smell.

Synonyms

  • Polemonium viscosum
  • polemonium

5. frost-weed

noun. tall perennial herb having clusters of white flowers; the eastern United States.

Synonyms

  • crown beard
  • Virginia crownbeard
  • frostweed
  • crownbeard
  • crown-beard

6. tick-weed

noun. any of numerous plants of the genus Coreopsis having a profusion of showy usually yellow daisylike flowers over long periods; North and South America.

Synonyms

  • coreopsis
  • Coreopsis gigantea
  • herb
  • herbaceous plant
  • calliopsis
  • tickseed
  • Coreopsis tinctoria
  • Coreopsis maritima
  • tickweed
  • genus Coreopsis
  • giant coreopsis

7. prickle-weed

noun. perennial herb of North American prairies having dense heads of small white flowers.

Synonyms

  • herb
  • Desmanthus
  • genus Desmanthus
  • Desmanthus ilinoensis
  • prairie mimosa

8. weed

noun. ['ˈwiːd'] a black band worn by a man (on the arm or hat) as a sign of mourning.

Synonyms

  • band

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • absorb

Etymology

  • weod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • weodian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wæd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. weed

noun. ['ˈwiːd'] street names for marijuana.

Synonyms

  • green goddess
  • pot
  • gage
  • sess
  • smoke
  • ganja
  • Mary Jane
  • skunk
  • cannabis
  • sens
  • marijuana
  • marihuana
  • dope
  • locoweed

Antonyms

  • deciduous plant
  • please
  • fold
  • uncover

Etymology

  • weod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • weodian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wæd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. weed

verb. ['ˈwiːd'] clear of weeds.

Synonyms

  • withdraw
  • take
  • stub
  • take away

Antonyms

  • burden
  • saddle
  • charge
  • lodge

Etymology

  • weod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • weodian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wæd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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