garden - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    [countable] British an area of land next to a house that belongs to the house, usually with grass and plants growing in it. The American word is yard

    The house has a large garden with fruit trees.

    A stream ran through Florence’s garden.

    back/front garden:

    The children were playing in the back garden.

    1. a.
      [countable] a section of an area of land next to or near a house that is used for growing flowers or vegetables

      a flower/vegetable garden

    2. b.
      [only before noun] in a garden, or used in a garden

      garden path/gate/shed

  2. 2
    [countable] [usually plural] a large area of grass, flowers, trees etc that is open to the public for their enjoyment

    They spent the afternoon wandering around Kew Gardens.

  3. 3


    used in the names of some streets

    We lived at 14 Beckford Gardens.

  4.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    everything in the garden is rosy/lovely something that you say which means that there are no problems in the situation

    To be fair, the C E C have not tried to say that everything in the garden is rosy, they've also highlighted a number of problem areas that still exist.

    Submitted on 24/09/2016