Associations to the word «Sprout»


SPROUT, noun. A new growth on a plant, whether from seed or other parts.
SPROUT, noun. A child.
SPROUT, noun. A Brussels sprout.
SPROUT, noun. An edible germinated seed.
SPROUT, verb. (gardening) To grow from seed; to germinate.
SPROUT, verb. To cause to grow from a seed.
SPROUT, verb. To deprive of sprouts.
SPROUT, verb. To emerge from the ground as sprouts

Dictionary definition

SPROUT, noun. Any new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud.
SPROUT, noun. A newly grown bud (especially from a germinating seed).
SPROUT, verb. Produce buds, branches, or germinate; "the potatoes sprouted".
SPROUT, verb. Put forth and grow sprouts or shoots; "the plant sprouted early this year".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats