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Definition 1: an amount of a product - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for fruit in the sense of this definition

(fruit is a kind of ...) an artifact that has been created by someone or some process

"they improve their product every year" "they export most of their agricultural production"

Definition 2: the consequence of some effort or action - [noun denoting event]

Samples where fruit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he lived long enough to see the fruit of his policies

(fruit is a kind of ...) the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual

Definition 3: the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant - [noun denoting plant]

(fruit is a kind of ...) the parts of a plant involved in its reproduction

(... is a kind of fruit ) edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh

(... is a kind of fruit ) fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn

(... is a kind of fruit ) a diminutive fruit, especially one that is part of a multiple fruit

(... is a kind of fruit ) a small hard fruit

(... is a kind of fruit ) a small fruit having any of various structures, e.g., simple (grape or blueberry) or aggregate (blackberry or raspberry)

(... is a kind of fruit ) fruit consisting of many individual small fruits or drupes derived from separate ovaries within a common receptacle: e.g. blackberry; raspberry; pineapple

(... is a kind of fruit ) fleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almond; peach; plum; cherry; elderberry; olive; jujube

(... is a kind of fruit ) a fleshy fruit (apple or pear or related fruits) having seed chambers and an outer fleshy part

(... is a kind of fruit ) a several-seeded dehiscent fruit as e.g. of a leguminous plant

(... is a kind of fruit ) fruit of such plants as the plantain; a capsule whose upper part falls off when the seeds are released

(... is a kind of fruit ) fruit containing much fleshy tissue besides that of the ripened ovary; as apple or strawberry

(... is a kind of fruit ) fruit of various buckthorns yielding dyes or pigments

(... is a kind of fruit ) spicy fruit of the cubeb vine; when dried and crushed is used medicinally or in perfumery and sometimes smoked in cigarettes

(... is a kind of fruit ) oily drupaceous fruit of rabbitwood

(... is a kind of fruit ) decorative red berrylike fruit of a rowan tree

(... is a kind of fruit ) the fruit of the chokecherry tree

(... is a kind of fruit ) berrylike fruit of a plant of the genus Juniperus especially the berrylike cone of the common juniper

(... is a kind of fruit ) edible but insipid fruit of the May apple plant

(... is a kind of fruit ) small dry indehiscent fruit with the seed distinct from the fruit wall

(... is a kind of fruit ) any of numerous inedible fruits with hard rinds

(... is a kind of fruit ) small hard green-and-white inedible fruit of the prairie gourd plant

(... is a kind of fruit ) the fruit of the Brisbane quandong tree

(... is a kind of fruit ) fruit of the oak tree: a smooth thin-walled nut in a woody cup-shaped base

(... is a kind of fruit ) small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil

(... is a kind of fruit ) the fruit of a rose plant

(... is a kind of fruit ) the fruit of the wild cherry tree

(... is a kind of fruit ) small bitter fruit of the marasca cherry tree from whose juice maraschino liqueur is made

(... is a kind of fruit ) small cherry much liked by birds

(... is a kind of fruit ) a dry dehiscent fruit that at maturity splits into two or more parts each with a single seed

Definition 4: bear fruit - [verb of creation]

Samples where fruit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the trees fruited early this year

(fruit is a kind of ...) bring forth

"The apple tree bore delicious apples this year" "The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers"

Definition 5: cause to bear fruit - [verb of creation]

(fruit causes ...) bear fruit

"the trees fruited early this year"

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