Definition of bud verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bud

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//bʌd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bʌd//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bud
BrE BrE//bʌd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bʌd//
 
he / she / it buds
BrE BrE//bʌdz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bʌdz//
 
past simple budded
BrE BrE//ˈbʌdɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌdɪd//
 
past participle budded
BrE BrE//ˈbʌdɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌdɪd//
 
-ing form budding
BrE BrE//ˈbʌdɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌdɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive] to produce buds Word Originverb late Middle English: of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bud