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Definition of bloom verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bloom
    he / she / it blooms
    past simple bloomed
    -ing form blooming
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  1. 1[intransitive] to produce flowers synonym flower Most roses will begin to bloom in late May. Tulips were blooming as far as the eye could see.
  2. 2[intransitive] to become healthy and happy, or develop fully synonym blossom She was blooming with good health. Their love had bloomed during their college years.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: bloom

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