garden

garden
I UK [ˈɡɑː(r)d(ə)n] / US [ˈɡɑrd(ə)n] noun
Word forms "garden":
singular garden plural gardens
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1) [countable] British an area of land next to a house that belongs to the house, usually with grass and plants growing in it. The American word is yard

The house has a large garden with fruit trees.

A stream ran through Florence's garden.

back/front garden:

The children were playing in the back garden.

a) [countable] a section of an area of land next to or near a house that is used for growing flowers or vegetables

a flower/vegetable garden

b) [only before noun] in a garden, or used in a garden

garden path/gate/shed

garden furniture/chair/ornament

2) [countable, usually plural] a large area of grass, flowers, trees etc that is open to the public for their enjoyment

They spent the afternoon wandering around Kew Gardens.

3) Gardens used in the names of some streets

We lived at 14 Beckford Gardens.

See:

II UK [ˈɡɑː(r)d(ə)n] / US [ˈɡɑrd(ə)n] verb [intransitive]
Word forms "garden":
present tense I/you/we/they garden he/she/it gardens present participle gardening past tense gardened past participle gardened
to look after a garden and its plants

She spends most weekends gardening.


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