Definitions of apple

  1. To grow like an apple; to bear apples. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. The fleshy pome or fruit of a rosaceous tree (Pyrus malus) cultivated in numberless varieties in the temperate zones. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Any tree genus Pyrus which has the stalk sunken into the base of the fruit; an apple tree. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Any fruit or other vegetable production resembling, or supposed to resemble, the apple; as, apple of love, or love apple (a tomato), balsam apple, egg apple, oak apple. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Anything round like an apple; as, an apple of gold. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The round fleshy fruit of a well-known tree of temperate regions; the tree itself. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. The fruit of the apple-tree. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. A fruit; the ball of the eye. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. The fruit of a tree of the rose family, or the tree that bears it. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. The fruit of the apple-tree. Apple of the eye, the pupil. Apple of discord, cause of contention. Apple of Sodom, apple fair to the eye, but false to the taste. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for apple

  1. Now, look out, Dave, 'cause I'm goin' to climb up th' apple tree. – The Adventures of Joel Pepper by Margaret Sidney
  2. Ah, chillen," the apple woman shook her head, " she's the blessin' o' the world. – Jewel's Story Book by Clara Louise Burnham