Meaning & Definition of Bud in English
1. A partially opened flower
2. A swelling on a plant stem consisting of overlapping immature leaves or petals
1. Develop buds
- "The hibiscus is budding!"
2. Start to grow or develop
- "A budding friendship"
Examples of using
Yea, would to God, I were among the roses, That lean to kiss you as you float between While on the lowest branch a bud uncloses A bud uncloses, to touch you, my queen.
We have to nip this problem in the bud before it gets any worse.