English Vietnamese dictionary
- danh từ
- hoa, bông hoa, đoá hoa
- cây hoa
- (số nhiều) lời lẽ văn hoa
- flowers of speech: những câu văn hoa
- tinh hoa, tinh tuý
- the flower of the country's youth: tinh hoa của thanh niên đất nước, những phần tử ưu tú của thanh niên đất nước
- thời kỳ nở hoa
- the trees are in flower: cây cối nở hoa
- tuổi thanh xuân
- to give the flower of one's age to the country: hiến tuổi thanh xuân cho đất nước
- (số nhiều) (hoá học) hoa
- flowers of sulphur: hoa lưu huỳnh
- váng men; cái giấm
- no flowers
- xin miễn đem vòng hoa phúng (đám ma)
- ngoại động từ
- làm nở hoa, cho ra hoa
- tô điểm bằng hoa, trang trí bằng hoa
- nội động từ
- nở hoa, khai hoa, ra hoa
- (nghĩa bóng) nở rộ, đạt tới thời kỳ rực rỡ nhất
- his genius flowered early: tài năng của anh ta sớm nở rộ
Advanced English dictionary
1 the coloured part of a plant from which the seed or fruit develops. Flowers usually grow at the end of a stem and last only a short time: The plant has a beautiful bright red flower. + The roses are in flower early this year. + The crocuses are late coming into flower.
2 a plant grown for the beauty of its flowers: a garden full of flowers + a flower garden / show
3 a flower with its stem that has been picked as a decoration: I picked some flowers. + a bunch of flowers + a flower arrangement
See also -
Idioms: the flower of sth (literary) the finest or best part of sth: They were cut down in the flower of their youth.
+ verb [V]
1 (of a plant or tree) to produce flowers
This particular variety flowers in July. + early-flowering spring bulbs
2 (literary) to develop and become successful
1 blossom, bloom, floret or floweret, bud, Technical efflorescence:
He brought me flowers for my birthday.
2 cream, best, pick, élite, crème de la crème, finest, choicest:
The flower of the city's youth were put to death by the wicked caliph.
3 blossom, bloom, bud, burgeon or bourgeon, come out, open, unfold, Technical effloresce:
The century plant was so called because it was thought to flower only once every hundred years.
bright, brilliantly-coloured, colourful | fragrant, scented, sweet-scented, sweet-smelling | delicate, tiny | huge | lily-like, star-shaped, etc. | exotic, rare | alpine, garden, wild, woodland | autumn, spring, etc. | seasonal | out-of-season | beautiful, lovely, pretty
What lovely flowers!
| fresh | cut
They sell a few pot plants, but they mainly sell cut flowers.
| dried, pressed | dead | artificial, fake | closed, open
The flowers were still tightly closed.
| daffodil, tulip, etc.
VERB + FLOWER
It has deep pink scented flowers. It was the first year that the cactus had produced flowers.
| come into
If the winter weather is mild, plants may come into flower too early.
The flowers are pollinated by insects.
FLOWER + VERB
go to seed, seed
FLOWER + NOUN
bud, head, petal, seed, stalk, stem | bed, border | arrangement, arranger, arranging
I'm learning flower arranging.
| display | pot
| basket, container, vase | garden | festival, show | market, seller, shop, stall | garland, wreath
It was June and the roses were in flower.
a bank/carpet/mass of flowers
The alleys were adorned with banks of flowers. The forest floor was a carpet of wild flowers.
| covered in flowers
The bush was absolutely covered in flowers.
Tulips are grown everywhere.
She breeds orchids in her greenhouse.
plant, put in ~
Autumn is the best time to plant peonies.
dig out/up, take out ~
Dig up your geraniums before the first frosts.
spray, water ~
It's a good idea to spray your roses against greenfly.
Don't forget to deadhead the pansies.
pick (sb) ~
I picked some daffodils for you.
He stopped to smell the flowers.
She arranged the tulips in a vase.
bring/give/send/take (sb) ~
He took her flowers and chocolates.
Daffodils grow wild in the mountains.
~ be in flower, be/come out, (be in) bloom, come into flower, come out, flower
The spring flowers were just coming out. What time of year do daffodils flower?
Some of these roses smell absolutely wonderful.
~ close/open (up)
You know it's summer when the first daisies open.
~ droop, wilt, wither
The petunias were already wilting in the hot sun.
~ be over
It was April and the snowdrops were long over.
a bouquet/bunch/garland/posy/spray/vase of ~
a spray of mixed violets and primroses
Concise English dictionary
+a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
+reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
+the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
+produce or yield flowers