rose Definition

  • 1a woody perennial flowering plant of the genus Rosa
  • 2a flower or its blossom, typically with a fragrant smell and typically red, pink, or white in color

Using rose: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "rose" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She received a bouquet of roses for her birthday.

  • Example

    The garden is full of beautiful roses.

  • Example

    He gave her a single red rose as a symbol of his love.

rose Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for rose

Phrases with rose

  • to result in a very positive or successful outcome


    Despite the initial setbacks, everything came up roses in the end.

  • in secret; privately


    They met under the rose to discuss their plans.

  • an easy and comfortable situation


    Being a parent is not always a bed of roses.

Origins of rose

from Old English 'rōse', from Latin 'rosa'


Summary: rose in Brief

A 'rose' [roʊz] is a woody perennial flowering plant of the genus Rosa, known for its fragrant and colorful blossoms. It is often given as a gift or used for decoration, as in 'She received a bouquet of roses for her birthday.' The phrase 'come up roses' means to have a very positive outcome, while 'a bed of roses' refers to an easy and comfortable situation.

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