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Synonyms for shrub
ʃrʌbshrub

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Princeton's WordNet2.3 / 4 votes

  1. shrub, bushnoun

    a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems

    Synonyms:
    bush, scrub, chaparral, pubic hair, crotch hair

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. shrubnoun

    Synonyms:
    bush

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words4.0 / 1 vote

  1. shrubnoun

    Synonyms:
    bush

  2. shrubnoun

    Synonyms:
    shrubbery, thicket, boscage, bosket

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "shrub":

    shrubs, bushes, scrub

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How to use shrub in a sentence?

  1. Reg Foggerdy:

    I might go back and look for my gun, it's still in the shrub.

  2. Gregory Asner:

    If we have recurring drought and it comes back strong after the El Nino, we predict we are going to have a lot more tree mortality, if drought persists and we lose forest, it will be replaced with something. Typically when forests get too dry and they die off, usually shrub lands and grasslands do the replacing.

  3. Mark Parrington:

    Once upon a time, you had a fire every 100 to 150 years in one location, which means the forest completely regenerates and you end up with a mature forest, and then the fire comes along, and then you start again, what we're seeing in some parts of Eastern Siberia is the fires are happening every 10 to 30 years now, in some places, and what Eastern Siberia means is the forest is not going to be able to become mature, and you end up with an [ ecosystem ] shift to kind of a shrub land or swampy grassland.

  4. Gregory Asner:

    If drought persists and we lose forest, it will be replaced with something. Typically when forests get too dry and they die off, usually shrub lands and grasslands do the replacing.


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