green

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'green', 'Green': /ˈɡriːn/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/grin/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling'green', 'Green': (grēn)



Inflections of 'green' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
greener
adj comparative
greenest
adj superlative
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

green

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. green [grass, hills, paint, crayons]
  2. green [salad, vegetables, beans, leaves]
  3. a green [wall, light, car, shirt, gem, tie]
  4. a green [city, company, party, government, initiative]
  5. green and [red, yellow, blue]
  6. the (traffic) light turned green
  7. turned green with [nausea, sickness, greed, envy]
  8. [has, with] green eyes
  9. green [recruits, soldiers, members]
  10. the [recruits] are still green
  11. [went, was, looks] (a little) green around the gills
  12. [inspire, encourage, motivate, convince] people to go green
n
  1. [dark, light, forest, lime] green
  2. [yellow, blue] -green
  3. the color green
  4. green is my favorite color
  5. [hate, love] green
  6. [painted, striped, covered, marked, dressed] in green
  7. the [town, village] green
  8. a [picnic, game] on the green
  9. a house [by, near, overlooking] the green
  10. [maintain, cut, smooth] the green
  11. [chipped, got, drove] onto the green
  12. [missed, hit] the green
  13. [overshot, undershot] the green
  14. doesn't eat enough greens
  15. snooker: [potted, missed, chose] the green
v
  1. [projects, plans, funds] for greening the city
  2. was greening with [lichen, moss, mold]
  3. green the [company, industry]
  4. young [executives, talents, graduates] are greening the [industry]
additional examples
  1. [projects, plans, funds] for greening the city
  2. [dark, light, forest, lime] green
  3. green [grass, hills, paint, crayons]
  4. was greening with [lichen, moss, mold]
  5. [yellow, blue] -green
  6. green [salad, vegetables, beans, leaves]
  7. green the [company, industry]
  8. the color green
  9. a green [wall, light, car, shirt, gem, tie]
  10. young [executives, talents, graduates] are greening the [industry]
  11. green is my favorite color
  12. a green [city, company, party, government, initiative]
  13. [hate, love] green
  14. green and [red, yellow, blue]
  15. [painted, striped, covered, marked, dressed] in green
  16. the (traffic) light turned green
  17. the [town, village] green
  18. turned green with [nausea, sickness, greed, envy]
  19. a [picnic, game] on the green
  20. [has, with] green eyes
  21. a house [by, near, overlooking] the green
  22. green [recruits, soldiers, members]
  23. [maintain, cut, smooth] the green
  24. the [recruits] are still green
  25. [chipped, got, drove] onto the green
  26. [went, was, looks] (a little) green around the gills
  27. [missed, hit] the green
  28. [dark, light, pale, olive, bottle, blue] -green
  29. [overshot, undershot] the green
  30. [inspire, encourage, motivate, convince] people to go green
  31. doesn't eat enough greens
  32. snooker: [potted, missed, chose] the green
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