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

3 senses of flower

Sense 1
flower -- (a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms)
       => angiosperm, flowering plant -- (plants having seeds in a closed ovary)

Sense 2
flower, bloom, blossom -- (reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts)
       => reproductive structure -- (the parts of a plant involved in its reproduction)

Sense 3
flower, prime, peak, heyday, bloom, blossom, efflorescence, flush -- (the period of greatest prosperity or productivity)
       => time period, period of time, period -- (an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period")

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

1 sense of flower

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")

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