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

2 senses of sprout

Sense 1
sprout -- (any new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud)
       => plant organ -- (a functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus)

Sense 2
sprout -- (a newly grown bud (especially from a germinating seed))
       => greens, green, leafy vegetable -- (any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables)

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

2 senses of sprout

Sense 1
shoot, spud, germinate, pullulate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, sprout -- (produce buds, branches, or germinate; "the potatoes sprouted")
       => grow -- (increase in size by natural process; "Corn doesn't grow here"; "In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees"; "her hair doesn't grow much anymore")

Sense 2
sprout, stock -- (put forth and grow sprouts or shoots; "the plant sprouted early this year")
       => grow, develop, produce, get, acquire -- (come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts")

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