Spruce Meaning and Definition


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Spruce meaning

Word: Spruce

How to pronounce: spruːs

Noun

Definitions:

1. A widespread coniferous tree which has a distinctive conical shape and hanging cones, widely grown for timber, pulp, and Christmas trees.

Example sentences: "The best trees to plant with wildlife in mind are cherry and mulberry for their fruits, pines and spruces for their seed-bearing cones and deciduous trees that vary in size and density."

Adjective

Definitions:

1. Neat in dress and appearance.

Example sentences: "He looked as spruce as if he were getting married"

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Make a person or place smarter or tidier.

Example sentences: "The fund will be used to spruce up historic buildings"

Intransitive verb

Definitions:

1. Engage in pretense or deception, especially by feigning illness.


Synonyms:

fir

whitewood

firtree

coniferous

trim

dapper

smart

softwood

conifer


Derivations:

sprucing

spruced


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Spruce in Other Languages...

Spanish: Abeto

German: Fichte

French: Spruce

Italian: Abete

Turkish: Ladin


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