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Definition of flower verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they flower
    he / she / it flowers
    past simple flowered
    -ing form flowering
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  1. 1[intransitive] (of a plant or tree) to produce flowers synonym bloom This particular variety flowers in July. early-flowering spring bulbs
  2. 2[intransitive] (literary) to develop and become successful synonym blossom
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: flower