Definitions of fruit

  1.   The produce of animals; offspring; young; as, the fruit of the womb, of the loins, of the body.
  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.   To produce as fruit; bear fruit.
  4.   The ripened ovary of a flowering plant, with its contents and whatever parts are consolidated with it.
  5.   The product of a tree or plant containing the seed; product; result or profit; offspring.
  6.   the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
  7.   Whatever the earth produces for food, clothing, or profit; fruit of a tree; that which is produced; effect, good or ill; advantage; profit.
  8.   The fleshy or dry ripened ovary of a plant, enclosing the seed or seeds.
  9.   bear fruit, as of trees and plants
  10.   The matured seed vessel of a flowering plant; edible product of a plant.
  11.   Edible produce of the earth; part of a plant which contains the seed; offspring; product; result.
  12.   To bear fruit.
  13.   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.
  14.   1. An edible product of a plant, which contains the seeds. 2. The matured ovary of a plant with the seed and its envelopes, whether edible or not.
  15.   The product of plants.
  16.   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.
  17.   The fertilized and developed ovary of a plant.
  18.   That which is produced; the effect or consequence of any action; advantageous or desirable product or result; disadvantageous or evil consequence or effect; as, the fruits of labor, of self- denial, of intemperance.
  19.   Off spring; product; result.
  20.   an amount of a product
  21.   To produce fruit.
  22.   cause to bear fruit
  23.   bear fruit; " the trees fruited early this year"
  24.   the consequence of some effort or action; " he lived long enough to see the fruit of his policies"
  25.   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.
  26.   The spore cases or conceptacles of flowerless plants, as of ferns, mosses, algae, etc., with the spores contained in them.

Quotes of fruit

  1. Wisdom and penetration are the fruit of experience, not the lessons of retirement and leisure. Great necessities call out great virtues. – Abigail Adams
  2. The tree that is beside the running water is fresher and gives more fruit – Saint Teresa of Avila
  3. If we should be blessed by some great reward, such as fame or fortune, it's the fruit of a seed planted by us in the past. – Bodhidharma
  4. To endure the cross is not tragedy; it is the suffering which is the fruit of an exclusive allegiance to Jesus Christ. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  5. I think that if you shake the tree, you ought to be around when the fruit falls to pick it up. – Mary Cassatt
  6. We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down the tree in order to reach its fruit but the same blunder is made by every person who is over eager and impatient in the pursuit of pleasure. – William Ellery Channing
  7. Money is the fruit of evil, as often as the root of it. – Henry Fielding
  8. All men's gains are the fruit of venturing. – Herodotus
  9. Love is often the fruit of marriage. – Moliere
  10. The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit – Moliere
  11. I believe that the responsibility of the winemaker is to take that fruit and get it into the bottle as the most natural and purest expression of that vineyard, of the grape varietal or blend, and of the vintage. – Robert M. Parker, Jr.
  12. People get caught up in asking whether Americans should be going here or there. What it boils down to is the call of the Lord. If the Lord has called you to a specific area, that's where you are going to see the fruit – Michael Scott
  13. Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand. – Mother Teresa
  14. I was involved in school plays, but when I left school I did a couple of odd jobs as a baker's apprentice and then as a fruit market porter in Manchester. – John Thaw
  15. Morality will perform all this; and Morality is the fruit of Illumination. – Adam Weishaupt

Usage examples for fruit

  1. Buy while the market is at the door; some day you will behold the fruit – Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church by Friedrich Bente
  2. As a first- fruit of many that shall be gathered. ” – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  3. Look for the growing fruit with its seeds. ” – Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study by Ontario Ministry of Education
  4. He said, 'He that abideth in Me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit for without Me ye can do nothing. ” – The Angel Adjutant of "Twice Born Men" by Minnie L. Carpenter
  5. Cut down fruit bill; one dollar more. ” – Polly Oliver's Problem by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin
  6. Then he slipped it into the bag of fruit – In Wild Rose Time by Amanda M. Douglas
  7. He went to the house of the woman and called to the people: " Bring out the woman that I may eat her, for she has eaten my fruit Very well," answered the people. ” – Philippine Folk Tales by Mabel Cook Cole
  8. Only weggebobbles and fruit – Ulysses by James Joyce
  9. The fruit upon it was round and red as a rose. ” – Pretty Michal by Mór Jókai
  10. He brings any fruit he has to sell to a certain spot and lights a fire. ” – Six Letters From the Colonies by Robert Seaton
  11. “ " I like this fruit she said. ” – O+F by John Moncure Wetterau
  12. “ Mr. Glenarm was very fond of the fruit – The House of a Thousand Candles by Meredith Nicholson
  13. “ A. 1. The king has good trees but no fruit in his garden. ” – French Conversation and Composition by Harry Vincent Wann
  14. When Horace timidly told aunt Madge that he and Grace wanted to sell all they had gathered, his aunt laughed, and said she would buy the fruit if they wished, but wondered what they wanted to do with the money: she supposed it was for the soldiers. ” – Captain Horace by Sophie May
  15. Here, let's look at some fruit – Middy and Ensign by G. Manville Fenn
  16. They alone can bear the maiden past the temptation of golden fruit – The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois
  17. He had, he said, sufficient fruit and dried fish for his journey back. ” – Among Malay Pirates And Other Tales Of Adventure And Peril by G. A. Henty
  18. And he said the woman which you gave me she gave me of the fruit of the tree and I did eat. ” – The Secret of the Creation by Howard D. Pollyen
  19. We see them, in St Augustine's words, as " scholar's faults which men praise in hope of fruit – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  20. One day a party of us drove out in search of a good fruit garden. ” – A Boy's Voyage Round the World by The Son of Samuel Smiles

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