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

 

weed

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//wiːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wiːd//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they weed
BrE BrE//wiːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wiːd//
 
he / she / it weeds
BrE BrE//wiːdz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wiːdz//
 
past simple weeded
BrE BrE//ˈwiːdɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwiːdɪd//
 
past participle weeded
BrE BrE//ˈwiːdɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwiːdɪd//
 
-ing form weeding
BrE BrE//ˈwiːdɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwiːdɪŋ//
 
Gardening
 
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[transitive, intransitive] weed (something) to take out weeds from the ground I've been weeding the flower beds. See related entries: Gardening Word Origin Old English wēod (noun), wēodian (verb), of unknown origin; related to Dutch wieden (verb). Phrasal Verbsweed out somebody
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: weed