Green meaning

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Something green in color.
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Of the color green.
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To become green.

The rains came, and the grass greened.

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Any green pigment or dye.
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A supporter of a social and political movement that espouses global environmental protection, bioregionalism, social responsibility, and nonviolence.
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To make green.

Grass greened the hills.

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To design or organize so as to be beneficial or less harmful to the environment, especially in reducing the amount of pollution created.

Efforts to green the economy.

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Of the color that is characteristic of growing grass.
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Keeping the green grass of summer; without snow; mild.

A green December.

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Sickly or bilious, as from illness, fear, etc.
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Not mature; unripe.

Green bananas.

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Not trained; inexperienced.
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Easily led or deceived; simple; naive.
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Not dried, seasoned, or cured; unprocessed.

Green lumber.

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Fresh; new.
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(informal) Jealous.
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The color of growing grass; any color between blue and yellow in the spectrum: green can be produced by blending blue and yellow pigments.
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Anything colored green, as clothing.
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Green leaves, branches, etc., used for ornamentation.
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An area of smooth turf set aside for special purposes.

A village green.

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An environmentalist; specif., a member of an environmentalist political party.
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(slang) Money, esp. paper money.
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(golf) The plot of carefully tended turf immediately surrounding each of the holes to facilitate putting.
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To make or become green.
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(person) (pseud. of Henry Vincent Yorke) 1905-73; Eng. novelist.
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(person) 1873-1952; U.S. labor leader.
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(place) River flowing from W Wyo. south into the Colorado River in SE Utah: 730 mi (1,175 km)
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A top-level Internet domain name used by organizations that develop products that are energy efficient and environmentally friendly. The .green name was added in late 2014. For more information, visit www.dotgreencommunity.green. See green and Internet domain name.
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Energy efficient. Environmentally friendly. The term is applied to systems and products that save energy directly or indirectly. For example, capturing rainwater saves the energy required to pump the water from a well and also lessens flooding and other runoff problems.Products that are built with recycled materials or are more compact, more energy efficient and less wasteful of materials in general than their previous models are often labeled green. The green concept includes using less packaging materials, recycling toner cartridges and providing a return location for used batteries. Switching from paper manuals to electronic manuals is also green. See .green, green PC, green datacenter and green building.
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Having green as its color.
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To add greenspaces to (a town).
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(intransitive) To become environmentally aware.
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To make (something) environmentally friendly.
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A common English surname​.
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(politics) Of, or pertaining, to a Green party.
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(law) Abbreviation of Greenland.
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Green is defined as a color between blue and yellow on the color spectrum.

An example of green is the color of grass.

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The definition of green is having the color between blue and yellow on the color spectrum or being good for the environment.

An example of something green is grass.

An example of green used as an adjective is a green action, such as recycling.

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To green is defined as to become the color between blue and yellow.

An example of to green is for dying grass to get its life back.

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The hue of that portion of the visible spectrum lying between yellow and blue, evoked in the human observer by radiant energy with wavelengths of approximately 490 to 570 nanometers; any of a group of colors that may vary in lightness and saturation and whose hue is that of the emerald or somewhat less yellow than that of growing grass; one of the additive or light primaries; one of the psychological primary hues.
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Green growth or foliage, especially:
  • The branches and leaves of plants used for decoration.
  • Leafy plants or plant parts eaten as vegetables.
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A grassy lawn or plot, especially:
  • A grassy area located usually at the center of a city or town and set aside for common use; a common.
  • (sports) A putting green.
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A green uniform.
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(slang) Money.
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Not yet fully processed, especially:
  • Not dried or aged.
    Green wood.
  • Not cured or tanned.
    Green pelts.
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Being a trail, as for skiing, marked with a sign having a green circle, indicating the easiest level of difficulty.
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green around
  • Pale or sickly in appearance.
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green with envy
  • very envious
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

green around

Origin of green

  • Middle English grene from Old English grēne ghrē- in Indo-European roots N., sense 7 translation of German (die) Grünen (the) Greens from grün green

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English grene, from Old English grēne, from Proto-Germanic *grōniz (compare West Frisian grien, Dutch groen, Low German grön, green, greun, German grün, Swedish grön Danish grøn), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrōni- (compare Old Church Slavonic грань (granĭ, “branch”)), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreh₁ (“to grow”). More at grow.

    From Wiktionary

  • Either a topographic name for someone who lived near a village green, or was just fond of the colour.

    From Wiktionary