Definitions of fruit

  1. cause to bear fruit
  2. an amount of a product
  3. the consequence of some effort or action; " he lived long enough to see the fruit of his policies"
  4. the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
  5. bear fruit, as of trees and plants
  6. bear fruit; " the trees fruited early this year"
  7. To bear fruit.
  8. The pulpy, edible seed vessels of certain plants, especially those grown on branches above ground, as apples, oranges, grapes, melons, berries, etc. See 3.
  9. The ripened ovary of a flowering plant, with its contents and whatever parts are consolidated with it.
  10. The spore cases or conceptacles of flowerless plants, as of ferns, mosses, algae, etc., with the spores contained in them.
  11. 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.
  12. The product of a tree or plant containing the seed; product; result or profit; offspring.
  13. To produce fruit.
  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. To produce as fruit; bear fruit.
  17. The matured seed vessel of a flowering plant; edible product of a plant.
  18. Off spring; product; result.
  19. 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.
  20. Whatever the earth produces for food, clothing, or profit; fruit of a tree; that which is produced; effect, good or ill; advantage; profit.
  21. The fertilized and developed ovary of a plant.

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. Cut down fruit bill; one dollar more. – Polly Oliver's Problem by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin
  3. 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
  4. He brings any fruit he has to sell to a certain spot and lights a fire. – Six Letters From the Colonies by Robert Seaton
  5. 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
  6. They alone can bear the maiden past the temptation of golden fruit. – The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois
  7. A. 1. The king has good trees but no fruit in his garden. – French Conversation and Composition by Harry Vincent Wann
  8. Look for the growing fruit with its seeds. – Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study by Ontario Ministry of Education
  9. As a first- fruit of many that shall be gathered. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  10. 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
  11. Only weggebobbles and fruit. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  12. Mr. Glenarm was very fond of the fruit. – The House of a Thousand Candles by Meredith Nicholson
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. " I like this fruit," she said. – O+F by John Moncure Wetterau
  17. Here, let's look at some fruit. – Middy and Ensign by G. Manville Fenn
  18. 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
  19. The fruit upon it was round and red as a rose. – Pretty Michal by Mór Jókai