• Common, ordinary, domesticated.


  • (in the plural) Such an ornamental place to which the public have access.

    "You can spend the afternoon walking around the town gardens."

  • (figuratively) A cluster, a bunch.
  • An outdoor area containing one or more types of plants, usually plants grown for food or ornamental purposes.

    "a vegetable garden  a flower garden"

  • The grounds at the front or back of a house.

    "This house has a swimming pool, a tent, a swing set and a fountain in the garden.  We were drinking lemonade and playing croquet in the garden.  Our garden is overgrown with weeds."

  • (attributive) Taking place in, or used in, such a garden.

    "a garden party;  a garden spade;  a garden path"

  • (slang) Pubic hair or the genitalia it masks.


  • (intransitive, cricket) of a batsman, to inspect and tap the pitch lightly with the bat so as to smooth out small rough patches and irregularities.
  • (intransitive, chiefly Canada, US) to grow plants in a garden; to create or maintain a garden.

    "I love to garden — this year I'm going to plant some daffodils."

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