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1 weed /ˈwiːd/ noun
plural weeds
1 weed
/ˈwiːd/
noun
plural weeds
Learner's definition of WEED
[count] : a plant that grows very quickly where it is not wanted and covers or kills more desirable plants see also milkweed, ragweed, seaweed, tumbleweed
the weed chiefly British, informal : cigarettes and other tobacco products

grow like a weed

chiefly US, informal
: to grow very quickly
2 weed /ˈwiːd/ verb
weeds; weeded; weeding
2 weed
/ˈwiːd/
verb
weeds; weeded; weeding
Learner's definition of WEED
[+ object]
: to remove weeds from (an area of land, such as a garden)

weed out

[phrasal verb]
weed (someone or something) out or weed out (someone or something)
: to remove (people or things that are not wanted) from a group
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