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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun bloom:


Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb bloom:


The word bloom is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun bloom

What does bloom mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: blooms

  1. the organic process of bearing flowers
  2. reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonyms of bloom: blossom / flower
    • more generic term: reproductive structure = the parts of a plant involved in its reproduction
    • more specific terms:
    • part of: angiosperm / flowering plant = plants having seeds in a closed ovary
    • parts:
      • stamen = the male reproductive organ of a flower
      • pistil = the female ovule-bearing part of a flower composed of ovary and style and stigma
      • carpel = a simple pistil or one element of a compound pistil
      • ovary = the organ that bears the ovules of a flower
      • floral leaf = a modified leaf that is part of a flower
      • floral envelope / perigonium / perianth / perigone / chlamys = collective term for the outer parts of a flower consisting of the calyx and corolla and enclosing the stamens and pistils
  3. the best time of youth
    • lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
    • synonyms of bloom: bloom of youth / salad days
    • more generic term: time of life = a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
    • part of: youth = the time of life between childhood and maturity
  4. a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
  5. the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
  6. a powdery deposit on a surface

Alternative definition of the noun bloom


  1. A blossom; the flower of a plant; an expanded bud.
  2. Flowers, collectively.
  3. [uncountable] The opening of flowers in general; the state of blossoming or of having the flowers open.
  4. A state or time of beauty, freshness, and vigor/vigour; an opening to higher perfection, analogous to that of buds into blossoms.
  5. The delicate, powdery coating upon certain growing or newly-gathered fruits or leaves, as on grapes, plums, etc.
  6. Anything giving an appearance of attractive freshness.
  7. The clouded appearance which varnish sometimes takes upon the surface of a picture.
  8. A yellowish deposit or powdery coating which appears on well-tanned leather. (Knight.)
  9. [mineralogy] A popular term for a bright-hued variety of some minerals.
  10. A white area of cocoa butter that forms on the surface of chocolate when warmed and cooled.
  11. The spongy mass of metal formed in a furnace by the smelting process.

Definition of the verb bloom

What does bloom mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: bloomed | blooming | blooms

  1. produce or yield flowers


  1. Bloom is afictional character who is also the protagonist in the animated television series Winx Club, created by Iginio Straffi. She is introduced in episode #1, "An Unexpected Event", which premiered on the Rai 2 on January 28, 2004, as an adopted girl who discovers a fairy and be part to Alfea school where she becomes the leader of the Winx Club. She is initially did not know its origins, but later learns that she is the princess and last survivor of the Domino Planet.
  2. Bloom is a fictional film character.

There are other characters with in their name, like Emma Bloom, Milo Bloom, Benny Bloom, Larry Bloom, Marty Bloom, Molly Bloom, Young Bloom, Amanda Bloom, Arthur Bloom, Astrid Bloom, Daniel Bloom, Edward Bloom, Gordon Bloom, Isabel Bloom, Leslie Bloom, Sandra Bloom, Stuart Bloom, Charlie Bloom, Leopold Bloom and Michael Bloom.


"Bloom", written in 1998, is the fifth science fiction novel written by Wil McCarthy. It was first released as a hardcover in September 1998. Almost a year later, in August 1999, its first mass market edition was published. Bloom is one of Borders' "Best 10 Books of 1998" and is a New York Times Notable Book. The premise of the book is how to handle human technology that has evolved beyond human control.

  • language: English Language
  • genres: Science Fiction, Speculative fiction
  • subject: Biotechnology
  • copyright: 1998
  • released in (18 years ago)
  • award: - Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel nomination for Wil McCarthy


  1. "Bloom" is a 2003 Irish film written and directed by Sean Walsh, based on the novel Ulysses by James Joyce. The film premiered at the 2003 Taormina Film Festival. Angeline Ball won the award for "Best Actress in a Film" at the Irish Film and Television Awards. The soundtrack was written and produced by David Kahne.
  2. "Bloom" a.k.a. "Something New" is a 2006 American romantic drama film directed by Sanaa Hamri. The screenplay by Kriss Turner focuses on interracial relationships and traditional African American family values and social customs.
  3. "Bloom" is a short film, directed by Sam Legassick.
  4. "Bloom": A young Latina woman in an abusive relationship watches her life fall apart when she loses custody of her children. She is ordered to see a counselor to have a chance of regaining custody and set a new course for her life.
  5. "Bloom" is a short animation film written and directed by Brian Kistler and Emily Rose Johnstone.
  6. "Bloom" is a 2012 short drama film directed by Scott Stark.


"Bloom" is a painting by Turkish artist Abidin Dino.


  1. "Bloom" is the fourth studio album by Baltimore-based dream pop duo Beach House, which was released on May 15, 2012. The album debuted at number seven on the Billboard 200, selling 41,000 copies in its first week.
  2. "Bloom" is Eric Johnson's fifth studio release, released in June 2005. It was the first studio release since his 1996 album Venus Isle almost nine years prior. However in these nine years he had released a live album by his side-project Alien Love Child entitled Live and Beyond in 2000 as well as an album of previously unreleased material titled Souvenir in 2002.
  3. "Bloom" is a song by South Korean recording artist Gain, from her second mini-album Talk About S. It was released digitally as the lead single from the album on October 5, 2012, by LOEN Entertainment. Its lyrics were written by Kim Eana, and the song was arranged and composed by Lee Min-soo.
  4. "Bloom" is an EP by South Korean singer G.NA. It features the lead single, "2Hot". The EP was released on May 22, 2012 and is distributed by Universal Music.
  5. "Bloom" is a 2004 compilation album by Gabriel & Dresden that collects songs by the duo and various other artists from the Nettwerk label. The first three tracks were originally featured on the EP Arcadia.
  6. "Bloom" is the third studio album released by Audio Adrenaline. In 1999, the album was certified gold by RIAA.
  7. "Bloom" was the fourth album released by Jeff Coffin, released in 2005. This album was the second album recorded and released with the Mu'tet, a constantly changing group of guest musicians that play with Coffin.
  8. "Bloom" is Lou Rhodes' second solo album, released in 2007.
    • genre: Folk music
    • released on (8 years ago)
  9. "Bloom" is an album that won the award for International Album of the Year in the 2007 Juno Awards.
    • artist: The McDades
    • released in (10 years ago)
    • award:
      • Juno Award for Roots & Traditional Album of the Year – Group nomination for The McDades
      • Independent Music Award for Best Album - World Traditional nomination for The McDades
      • Juno Award for Roots & Traditional Album of the Year – Group, received by The McDades
      • Independent Music Award for Best Album - World Traditional, received by The McDades
  10. "Bloom" is a musical album of Ishq.
    • released on
  11. "Bloom" is a musical album of Kiersten Rose & Adonis Blue.
    • released on
  12. "BLOOM" is a musical album of Yôko Minamino.
    • released on (28 years ago)
  13. "Bloom" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  14. "Bloom" is a musical album of Annette Ducharme.
    • released in (21 years ago)
  15. "Bloom" is a musical album of Jeremy Irons and the Ratgang Malibus.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  16. "Bloom" is a musical album of Didier Malherbe.
    • released in (15 years ago)
  17. "Bloom" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  18. "Bloom" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  19. "Bloom" is a musical album of Dana Winner.
    • released on
  20. "Bloom" is a musical album of J. D. Allen III.
    • released on
  21. "bloom" is a musical album of La cucina.
    • released in (19 years ago)
  22. "Bloom" is a musical album of Bafford.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  23. "Bloom" is a musical single of Something Good.
    • released on
  24. "Bloom" is a musical single of Norin & Rad.
    • released on
  25. "Bloom" is a musical album of Deacon Blue.
    • released on
  26. "Bloom" is a musical album of Alpha rev.
    • released on
  27. "Bloom" is a musical album of Ryan Farish.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  28. "bloom" is a musical album of IOSYS.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  29. "Bloom" is a musical EP of Fovea Hex.
    • released in (10 years ago)
  30. "Bloom" is a musical album of Cindy Bradley.
    • released in (7 years ago)
  31. "Bloom" is a musical album of James Cummins.
    • released in (9 years ago)


Who is Bloom?

Bloom a.k.a. Kathleen Munroe is a Canadian actress.


  1. Bloom a.k.a. Bloem is a musical group.
  2. Bloom a.k.a. bloom. is a musical group.
  3. Bloom is a musical group.
    • albums: "Pas le live, pas le best of"

There are other groups with in their name, like Bloom 06, Full Bloom, Atlas Bloom, Bloom Twins, Manic Bloom, Cash & Bloom, Cherry Bloom, Golden Bloom, Orphan Bloom, Purple Bloom, Vonder & Bloom, Bloom of Gutter, Brides in Bloom, Dead Heart Bloom and Thy Sinister Bloom.


  1. Bloom was a chain of mid-grade North American grocery stores operated by Food Lion, originally established in 2004. The parent company of Food Lion, The Delhaize Group, announced in January 2012 that it was discontinuing the Bloom brand. Bloom's headquarters are/were in Salisbury, North Carolina.
  2. Bloom is a Young Enterprise company founded in 2013 that takes part in the mobile application and industry and also produces phone holders. It is the second largest Young Enterprise company in the world according to Facebook statistics. The company was founded by nine people with the lead of Blanka Csizmadia, the corporation's CEO.


  1. Bloom is a small unincorporated community in Ford County, Kansas, United States. Its post office closed in 1992.
  2. Bloom is a town in Richland County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 487 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated communities of Bloom City and West Lima are located within the Town of Bloom. The unincorporated community of Ash Ridge is also located partially in the town.

There are other places with in their name, like Bloom Township and Bloom High School.


  1. bloom a.k.a. Flower: A flower, sometimes known as a bloom or blossom, is the reproductive structure found in flowering plants. The biological function of a flower is to effect reproduction, usually by providing a mechanism for the union of sperm with eggs. Flowers may facilitate outcrossing or allow selfing. Some flowers produce diaspores without fertilization. Flowers contain sporangia and are the site where gametophytes develop. Flowers give rise to fruit and seeds. Many flowers have evolved to be attractive to animals, so as to cause them to be vectors for the transfer of pollen.
  2. Bloom is a computer graphics effect used in video games, demos and high dynamic range rendering to reproduce an imaging artifact of real-world cameras. The effect produces fringes of light extending from the borders of bright areas in an image, contributing to the illusion of an extremely bright light overwhelming the camera or eye capturing the scene.
  3. Bloom is a test to measure the strength of a gel or gelatin. The test was originally developed and patented in 1925 by O. T. Bloom. The test determines the weight needed by a probe to deflect the surface of the gel 4 mm without breaking it. The result is expressed in Bloom. It is usually between 30 and 300 Bloom. This method is most often used on soft gels. To perform the Bloom test on gelatin, a 6.67% gelatin solution is kept for 17-18 hours at 10°C prior to being tested.
  4. Bloom is a generative music application for iOS created by Brian Eno and Peter Chilvers. The software plays a low drone, and touching the screen produces different tones, which play in a loop. If the screen is left untouched, the software will create its own music.
  5. Bloom is a song written and performed by Gigolo Aunts. It was first released in fall 1991 as the A-side to a 7" single, backed with "Cope", on the independent Summerville label. After appearing as a track on the October 1992 "Cope" single, it was released again as a single in its own right in January 1993 by Alias Records. In July 1993, it appeared as the lead track of the Full-On Bloom EP and later that year appeared on the Gigolo Aunts' album Flippin' Out. In support of that album, it was released as a promo single in the US in 1994 by RCA/BMG.

Phrases with Bloom

Phrases starting with the word Bloom:

  1. bloom of youth
  2. Bloom Syndrome
  3. Bloom's Syndrome

Phrases ending with the word Bloom:

  1. In Bloom
  2. to bloom
  3. Iron Bloom
  4. Algal bloom
  5. cobalt bloom
  6. Choking Bloom
  7. Phytoplankton Bloom

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Bloom

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Google previewLiving with Asthma (2014)

by Christine Zuchora-Walske

Bloom is a substance that keeps the feathers sliding smoothly over one another. The bird spreads the substance over its feathers with its beak. It comes from the preen gland under the base of the bird's tail. Another trigger for asthma is the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

small potls largre buds full bloom full bloom full bloom CRIMEA Kaffah or Theodosia. Eski Crim. Cara-soo bazar. Ak-metch- et. Primula acaulis Thlaspi montanum Dentaria quinquefolia Leucoium aestivum Paeonia coral Una P. tenuifolia ...

Google previewWeaving a Lexicon (2004)

by D. Geoffrey Hall

Paul Bloom If you attend a class on language acquisition, or read any good introductory chapter on the subject, you are likely to learn the following facts about word learning. Children's first words are odd; they have funny meanings that violate ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

small pods larere buds full bloom full bloom full bloom CRISP. CRISTA- TELLA. CRISTA- TELLA. CRITICK. CROCOt D1LU9. CROI- SADE. Primula acaulis Thlaspi montanum Dentaria quinquefolia Leuco'ium ffistivum Pasonia coral Una P.

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

algal bloom, a phytoplankton bloom marked by a sudden proliferation of algae that may form a surface ...

Google previewThe Acquisition of the Lexicon (1994)

by Lila R. Gleitman, Barbara Landau

Bloom. Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721. USA Many scholars have posited constraints on how children construe the meanings of new words. These include the restriction that new words refer to kinds of ...

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Quotes about Bloom

O THE rare spring flowers! take them as they come:
Do not wait forsummer buds—they may never bloom.
Every sweet to-day sends, we are wise to save;
Roses bloom for pulling: the path is to the grave. (John Boyle O'Reilly)
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Scrabble value of B3L1O1O1M3

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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