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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bud(noun)

    a partially opened flower

  2. bud(verb)

    a swelling on a plant stem consisting of overlapping immature leaves or petals

  3. bud(verb)

    develop buds

    "The hibiscus is budding!"

  4. bud(verb)

    start to grow or develop

    "a budding friendship"

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bud(r)

    sprout, blossom, bloom, germinate

Editors Contribution

  1. blossom

    bud sounds boring and ugly but blossom sound pretty and mysterious

    the tulip color was indicated by its blossom

    Submitted by Cat Lady on November 26, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bud(n.)

    germ, gem, undeveloped branch or flower

  2. bud(v. n.)

    sprout, shoot, push, germinate, vegetate, pullulate, put forth, burst forth, shoot forth

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bud(v)

    pullulate, germinate, bourgeon

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bud":

    egg, buddy, budd, kali, linda, pal, buds

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How to use bud in a sentence?

  1. William Shakespeare:

    This bud of love, by summer's ripening breath, May prove a beauteous flower when next we meet.

  2. Ed Sealover:

    We stand behind the Bud Light transparency campaign and have no plans to change the advertising. Brendan Whitworth, chief of U.S. sales for parent company Anheuser-Busch, said roughly 40 percent of consumers want some kind of additional transparency on products they consume, which is a key data point for the company. The epic joust is far from over. MillerCoors just unleashed a fresh assault of its own. We launched new ads from Miller Lite that are light hearted way to poke fun at the fact that Bud Light is living in fantasy world and in real world, more taste is what matters, says Adam Collins, vice president of communications for MillerCoors. The ads consist of medieval scenes with actors portraying thefamous Bud Light knightandprisoners, walking off the commercial set to crack open a Miller Lite. Beer book author and Denver Business Journal Reporter Ed Sealover, said beer sales have been suffering. At this point, when you continue to lose sales, you need to peck at your competition because youre not taking those sales away from craft breweries right now, he said. Youre going to have to take it away from people who compete in the same market as you.

  3. Christina Keller:

    Bud was mine and Marty’s parrot when we were married, he ended up keeping Bud for the 15 years we have not been married.

  4. Societe Generale Andrew Holland:

    It's nowhere near fast enough to make up for the loss of mainstream, such as Budweiser or Bud Light.

  5. Charles Alasholuyi:

    Why not cry out loud now for the whole world to come to our aid and make sure that the Boko Haram insurgency and their senseless abductions are nipped in the bud.

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