rose Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Definition of “rose” - English Dictionary

"rose" in American English

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 us   /roʊz/

rose (RISE)

past simple ofrise

rosenoun [C]

 us   /roʊz/

rose noun [C] (PLANT)

a ​plant with pleasant-smelling ​flowers and ​thorns (= ​sharppoints) on ​itsstems, or a ​flower from this ​plant: a ​bunch of roses I am ​planting roses this ​year.

roseadjective, noun [U]

 us   /roʊz/

rose adjective, noun [U] (COLOR)

(of) a ​light red-purple ​color: a rose ​dress [U] painted in rose
(Definition of rose from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"rose" in British English

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uk   /rəʊz/  us   /roʊz/
past simple of rise


uk   /rəʊz/  us   /roʊz/

rose noun (PLANT)

B1 [C] a ​gardenplant with thorns on ​itsstems and pleasant-smelling ​flowers, or a ​flower from this ​plant: a rose ​bush She ​sent him a ​bunch of ​red roses.
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[C] a ​circularobject with ​smallholes in it that is put on the end of a ​watering can (= a ​container used for ​pouringwater on ​plants)

rose noun (COLOUR)

[U] a ​pinkcolour: The ​houses were ​paintedvariousshades of rose.


uk   /rəʊz/  us   /roʊz/

rosénoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈrəʊ.zeɪ/  us   /roʊˈzeɪ/
a ​pinkwine
(Definition of rose from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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