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Synonyms for bud

Synonyms for bud

a source of further growth and development

a young person between birth and puberty

a person whom one knows well, likes, and trusts

Words related to bud

a partially opened flower

a swelling on a plant stem consisting of overlapping immature leaves or petals

develop buds

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start to grow or develop

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The new and significant assets Bud Light is receiving through this partnership will connect the brand in radically new ways with the sport, its teams and -- most importantly -- the fans, to drive our business for years to come.
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The green buds were counted after 20 days of budding and the percent bud take success was calculated by using the following formula:
Bud imagined them staring at him with bright button eyes while he slept.
In this activity, students pick a terminal tree bud that they will observe, outside of school time, from early spring or late winter until it opens.
The meat of the film," in Stone's view, "centers on Bud Fox" and the relationships he has with his two father-figures (Demos, 2007a).
Researchers have been missing a key piece of the taste puzzle: the identity of the messenger, known as a neurotransmitter, that sends information from taste buds to the nerve fibers.
Bud recalls how his mother cleaned houses part-time for extra income, while he "would get up at 4 o'clock in the morning and go ash-barrel picking" before school, then fold and sell newspapers at a newsstand after school.
The ruling in the House of Lords this week means the Czech brewery has the same claim to the Bud name as the American Budweiser made by Anheuser-Busch.
No ATPase-stained structure that resembled a taste bud was found on the surface epithelium of any uvula specimen (figure 1).
After studying the anatomy of epicormic bud strands in the sugar gum (Eucalyptus cladocalyx), and in other related species, Burrows says that typically no buds are present in the stems or larger branches of eucalypts.
It meant that Bud had come into the chapel and opened a window to let in some air.
Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis Delacorte, September 1999, $15.
WIN A YEAR'S SUPPLY OF BUD LIGHT AND A COOL FRIDGE TO KEEP IT IN