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    • [weed]
    • /wid/
    • /wiːd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [weed]
    • /wid/

Definitions of weeded word

  • noun weeded a valueless plant growing wild, especially one that grows on cultivated ground to the exclusion or injury of the desired crop. 1
  • noun weeded any undesirable or troublesome plant, especially one that grows profusely where it is not wanted: The vacant lot was covered with weeds. 1
  • noun weeded Informal. a cigarette or cigar. 1
  • noun weeded Slang. a marijuana cigarette. 1
  • noun weeded a thin, ungainly person or animal. 1
  • noun weeded a wretched or useless animal, especially a horse unfit for racing or breeding purposes. 1

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Origin of weeded

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; Middle English wede, Old English wΔ“od; cognate with Old Saxon wiod weed, Middle Dutch wiet fern

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Parts of speech for Weeded


weeded popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

weeded usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for weeded

adjective weeded

  • elite β€” A group of people considered to be the best in a particular society or category, esp. because of their power, talent, or wealth.
  • excellent β€” Used to indicate approval or pleasure.
  • preferable β€” more desirable.
  • eclectic β€” selecting or choosing from various sources.
  • exclusive β€” An item or story published or broadcast by only one source.

verb weeded

  • drag β€” drag and drop
  • haul β€” to pull or draw with force; move by drawing; drag: They hauled the boat up onto the beach.
  • pluck β€” to pull off or out from the place of growth, as fruit, flowers, feathers, etc.: to pluck feathers from a chicken.
  • remove β€” to move from a place or position; take away or off: to remove the napkins from the table.
  • rip β€” to cut or tear apart in a rough or vigorous manner: to rip open a seam; to rip up a sheet.

Antonyms for weeded

adjective weeded

  • open β€” not closed or barred at the time, as a doorway by a door, a window by a sash, or a gateway by a gate: to leave the windows open at night.
  • least β€” small in size; not big; not large; tiny: a little desk in the corner of the room.
  • unpopular β€” not popular; disliked or ignored by the public or by persons generally.
  • inferior β€” lower in station, rank, degree, or grade (often followed by to): a rank inferior to colonel.
  • poor β€” having little or no money, goods, or other means of support: a poor family living on welfare.

verb weeded

  • fix β€” to repair; mend.
  • plant β€” any member of the kingdom Plantae, comprising multicellular organisms that typically produce their own food from inorganic matter by the process of photosynthesis and that have more or less rigid cell walls containing cellulose, including vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, and hornworts: some classification schemes may include fungi, algae, bacteria, blue-green algae, and certain single-celled eukaryotes that have plantlike qualities, as rigid cell walls or photosynthesis.
  • push β€” to press upon or against (a thing) with force in order to move it away.
  • sew β€” to ground (a vessel) at low tide (sometimes fol by up).
  • deter β€” To deter someone from doing something means to make them not want to do it or continue doing it.

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