adjective, green·er, green·est.
- (of sand) sufficiently moist to form a compact lining for a mold without further treatment.
- (of a casting) as it comes from the mold.
- (of a powder, in powder metallurgy) unsintered.
- green material or clothing: to be dressed in green.
- greens. Also called Army greens . a blue-green uniform of the U.S. Army.
- fresh leaves or branches of trees, shrubs, etc., used for decoration.
- the leaves and stems of plants, as spinach, lettuce, or beets, used as food.
verb (used with or without object)
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Example sentences from the Web for green
The automaker may also benefit from surging investor appetite for green bonds—particularly from new issuers—which helped Daimler and Germany price recent debut sales at a discount to traditional offerings.Volkswagen is the latest carmaker to tap the red-hot green-bond market to fund its EV ambitions|Bernhard Warner|September 16, 2020|Fortune
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I could see a greener, gaunter me on this one cruising to Burning Man with one of those helmet Mohawks.
It’s not secret—enterprise startups have somehow become sexier than consumer-facing ones in recent years—at least when counting the green.
I really wanted Trenchmouth to succeed and at the time wished we were as big as Green Day.
It’s cool because Trenchmouth opened for Green Day in the early ‘90s in Wisconsin.
I just did one [Geezer] with Billie Joe Armstrong from Green Day.
It took me 1,015 strokes to see this shade of green in a world of orange, and my jaw nearly dropped.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art|Alec Kubas-Meyer|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
At the highest navigable point of the Congo River, thick jungle creates an impenetrable wall of green around a large island.
With the dispersal of the spores the cone shrivels up, and then the stems starts to send out green branches.
The plant as a whole remains green until late in the autumn.
A few, very few, little dots had run back over that green patch—the others had passed down into the world of darkness.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
I could see only the stretch of green before me, and I felt as if I must walk on forever, without coming to the end of it.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
It was a spring day, and the fat buds of the chestnuts were bursting into magnificent green plumes.Children's Ways|James Sully
British Dictionary definitions for green (1 of 2)
- the edible leaves and stems of certain plants, eaten as a vegetable
- freshly cut branches of ornamental trees, shrubs, etc, used as a decoration
Derived forms of greengreenish, adjectivegreenly, adverbgreenness, noungreeny, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for green (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with green
In addition to the idioms beginning with green
- green about the gills
- green light, the
- green thumb
- green with envy
- grass is always greener