Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun blossoming

1 sense of blossoming

Sense 1
blossoming, flowering, florescence, inflorescence, anthesis, efflorescence -- (the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms)
       => growth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis -- ((biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb blossom

2 senses of blossom

Sense 1
bloom, blossom, flower -- (produce or yield flowers; "The cherry tree bloomed")
       => develop -- (grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment; "A flower developed on the branch"; "The country developed into a mighty superpower"; "The embryo develops into a fetus"; "This situation has developed over a long time")

Sense 2
blossom, blossom out, blossom forth, unfold -- (develop or come to a promising stage; "Youth blossomed into maturity")
       => develop -- (grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment; "A flower developed on the branch"; "The country developed into a mighty superpower"; "The embryo develops into a fetus"; "This situation has developed over a long time")

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