(noun, verb)


1. the organic process of bearing flowers

- you will stop all bloom if you let the flowers go to seed

Similar word(s): blooming

Definition categories: process

2. reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts

Similar word(s): blossom, flower

Definition categories: plant

3. the best time of youth

Definition categories: time

4. a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health

Similar word(s): blush, flush, rosiness

Definition categories: state, healthiness

5. the period of greatest prosperity or productivity

Similar word(s): blossom, efflorescence, flower, flush, heyday, peak, prime

Definition categories: time, period

6. a powdery deposit on a surface

Similar word(s): efflorescence

Definition categories: phenomenon, crystallization, crystallizing

Sentences with bloom as a noun:

- The cherry trees are in bloom.

- the bloom of youth

- the rose-red cobalt bloom


1. produce or yield flowers

- The cherry tree bloomed

Similar word(s): blossom, flower

Definition categories: change, develop