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Definition 1: a highly desirable position or assignment - [noun denoting act]

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

  • a political plum

(plum is a kind of ...) a job in an organization

"he occupied a post in the treasury"

Definition 2: any of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single pit - [noun denoting food]

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

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

(... is a kind of plum ) dark purple plum of the damson tree

(... is a kind of plum ) sweet green or greenish-yellow variety of plum

(... is a kind of plum ) small dark purple fruit used especially in jams and pies

(... is a kind of plum ) small sour dark purple fruit of especially the Allegheny plum bush

(... is a kind of plum ) a large red plum served as dessert

(... is part of plum) any of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone

Definition 3: any of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for plum in the sense of this definition

(plum is a kind of ...) tree bearing edible fruit

(... is a kind of plum ) shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States bearing small red insipid fruit

(... is a kind of plum ) small tree of China and Japan bearing large yellow to red plums usually somewhat inferior to European plums in flavor

(... is a kind of plum ) small Asiatic tree bearing edible red or yellow fruit

(... is a kind of plum ) small tree native to northeastern North America having oblong orange-red fruit

(... is a kind of plum ) small tree of southwestern United States having purplish-red fruit sometimes cultivated as an ornamental for its large leaves

(... is a kind of plum ) small wild or half-domesticated Eurasian plum bearing small ovoid fruit in clusters

(... is a kind of plum ) any of various widely distributed plums grown in the cooler temperate areas

(... is a kind of plum ) an uncultivated plum tree or shrub

(plum is a part of ...) any of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single pit

(... is a member of plum) a genus of shrubs and trees of the family Rosaceae that is widely distributed in temperate regions

Definition 4: exactly - [adverb denoting all]

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

  • fell plumb in the middle of the puddle

Synonyms for plum in the sense of this definition

(plum is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 5: completely; used as intensifiers - [adverb denoting all]

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

  • clean forgot the appointment
  • I'm plumb (or plum) tuckered out

Synonyms for plum in the sense of this definition

(plum is used in the usage domain ...) a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

"they don't speak our lingo"

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