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BURGEON

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does burgeon mean? 

BURGEON (verb)
  The verb BURGEON has 1 sense:

1. grow and flourish

  Familiarity information: BURGEON used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BURGEON (verb)


Sense 1burgeon [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Grow and flourish

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context examples:

The burgeoning administration / The burgeoning population

Hypernyms (to "burgeon" is one way to...):

grow (become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


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