fruit

Definition

  • noun: a usually sweet food (such as a blueberry, orange, or apple) that grows on a tree or bush
  • noun: a product of plant growth (as grain, vegetables, or cotton)
  • verb: to produce fruit
  • verb: to bear fruit
  • often used before another noun
  • synonyms: offspring, young, fructify

Examples

  • All his plans have finally 'borne fruit'. [=all his plans have finally been realized]

  • We need to remember that the 'fruits' of the earth belong to us all.

  • We hope that we'll be able to share in the 'fruits' of victory.

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) - This room's a piggery. - Make me a coffee, I'm coming. You're supposed to keep the babyphone with you at all times.. And I want Nutella! Not the jams with weird fruits that nobody knows of. I'm not going in there. Even you! I'm not gonna load you in the back like a horse. What about this one? (..)
    2011 Intouchables