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

5 senses of olive

Sense 1
olive -- (small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil)
       => fruit -- (the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant)

Sense 2
olive, European olive tree, Olea europaea -- (evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits)
       => olive tree -- (a tree of the genus Olea cultivated for its fruit)

Sense 3
olive -- (hard yellow often variegated wood of an olive tree; used in cabinetwork)
       => wood -- (the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees)

Sense 4
olive -- (one-seeded fruit of the European olive tree usually pickled and used as a relish)
       => relish -- (spicy or savory condiment)
       => drupe, stone fruit -- (fleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almond; peach; plum; cherry; elderberry; olive; jujube)

Sense 5
olive -- (a yellow-green color of low brightness and saturation)
       => chromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral color, spectral colour -- (a color that has hue)

Antonyms of adj olive

1 sense of olive

Sense 1
olive -- (of a yellow-green color similar to that of an unripe olive)

INDIRECT (VIA chromatic) -> achromatic, neutral -- (having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white")

Similarity of adj olive

1 sense of olive

Sense 1
olive -- (of a yellow-green color similar to that of an unripe olive)
       => chromatic (vs. achromatic) -- (being or having or characterized by hue)

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