Definitions of fruit

  1. To produce as fruit; bear fruit.
  2. The pulpy, edible seed vessels of certain plants, especially those grown on branches above ground, as apples, oranges, grapes, melons, berries, etc. See 3.
  3. The ripened ovary of a flowering plant, with its contents and whatever parts are consolidated with it.
  4. The spore cases or conceptacles of flowerless plants, as of ferns, mosses, algae, etc., with the spores contained in them.
  5. Whatever is produced for the nourishment or enjoyment of man or animals by the processes of vegetable growth, as corn, grass, cotton, flax, etc.; - commonly used in the plural.
  6. To bear fruit.
  7. To produce fruit.
  8. bear fruit, as of trees and plants
  9. an amount of a product
  10. the consequence of some effort or action; " he lived long enough to see the fruit of his policies"
  11. the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
  12. bear fruit; " the trees fruited early this year"
  13. The product of a tree or plant containing the seed; product; result or profit; offspring.
  14. The produce of the earth, which supplies the wants of men and animals: the part of a plant which contains the seed: the offspring of animals: product, consequence, effect, advantage.
  15. Edible produce of the earth; part of a plant which contains the seed; offspring; product; result.
  16. The matured seed vessel of a flowering plant; edible product of a plant.
  17. Off spring; product; result.
  18. Whatever the earth produces for the nourishment of animals, or for clothing or profit; the produce of a tree or other plant; the seed of plants, or the part that contains the seeds; that which is produced; the produce of animals; offspring; effect or consequence; good derived; profit.
  19. Whatever the earth produces for food, clothing, or profit; fruit of a tree; that which is produced; effect, good or ill; advantage; profit.
  20. The fertilized and developed ovary of a plant.