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Definition 1: street names for marijuana - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for weed in the sense of this definition

(weed is a kind of ...) the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect

Definition 2: a black band worn by a man (on the arm or hat) as a sign of mourning - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for weed in the sense of this definition

(weed is a kind of ...) a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)

Definition 3: any plant that crowds out cultivated plants - [noun denoting plant]

(weed is a kind of ...) green plant having a vascular system: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms

(... is a kind of weed ) European hawkweed introduced into northeastern United States; locally troublesome weeds

(... is a kind of weed ) European weed widely naturalized in North America having yellow flower heads and leaves resembling a cat's ears

(... is a kind of weed ) tropical American annual weed with small radiate heads of white flowers; adventive in southern United States

(... is a kind of weed ) widespread European weed with spiny tongue-shaped leaves and yellow flowers; naturalized in United States

(... is a kind of weed ) European hawkweed having flower heads with bright orange-red rays; a troublesome weed especially as naturalized in northeastern North America; sometimes placed in genus Hieracium

(... is a kind of weed ) bluish-green bushy leafy plant covered with close white wool and bearing branched clusters of yellow flower heads; southwestern United States; toxic to range livestock

(... is a kind of weed ) widespread European weed having yellow daisylike flowers; sometimes an obnoxious weed and toxic to cattle if consumed in quantity

(... is a kind of weed ) Eurasian weed with heads of small yellow flowers

(... is a kind of weed ) any coarse weed of the genus Xanthium having spiny burrs

(... is a kind of weed ) any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)

(... is a kind of weed ) any plant that breaks away from its roots in autumn and is driven by the wind as a light rolling mass

(... is a kind of weed ) biennial weed in Europe and America having large pinnate leaves and yellow flowers and a bitter and somewhat poisonous root; the ancestor of cultivated parsnip

(... is a kind of weed ) an American weedy plant with small white or greenish flowers

(... is a kind of weed ) common North American weed with linear leaves and small discoid heads of yellowish flowers; widely naturalized throughout temperate regions; sometimes placed in genus Erigeron

(... is a kind of weed ) widely distributed low-growing Eurasian herb having narrow leaves and inconspicuous green flowers

(... is a kind of weed ) small European weed with whorled leaves and white flowers

(... is a kind of weed ) prostrate weedy herb with tiny pink flowers; widespread throughout Europe and Asia on sand dunes and heath and coastal cliffs; naturalized in eastern North America

(... is a kind of weed ) annual prostrate mat-forming weed having whorled leaves and small greenish-white flowers; widespread throughout North America

(... is a kind of weed ) prolific South American aquatic weed having grasslike leaves and short spikes of white flowers; clogs waterways with dense floating masses

(... is a kind of weed ) noxious cress with yellow flowers; sometimes placed in genus Sisymbrium

(... is a kind of weed ) slender yellow-flowered European mustard often troublesome as a weed; formerly used as an anthelmintic

(... is a kind of weed ) Eurasian weed having yellow or mauve or white flowers and podlike fruits

(... is a kind of weed ) any of several plants of the genus Thlaspi

(... is a kind of weed ) any of numerous chiefly North American weedy plants constituting the genus Ambrosia that produce highly allergenic pollen responsible for much hay fever and asthma

(... is a kind of weed ) any of numerous plants of the family Compositae and especially of the genera Carduus and Cirsium and Onopordum having prickly-edged leaves

(... is a kind of weed ) European weed having a winged stem and hairy leaves; adventive in the eastern United States

(... is a kind of weed ) European annual having large trumpet-shaped reddish-purple flowers and poisonous seed; a common weed in grainfields and beside roadways; naturalized in America

Definition 4: clear of weeds - [verb of change]

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

  • weed the garden

(weed is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

(... is a kind of weed ) clear of weeds by uprooting them

"stub a field"

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