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Grass vs. Weed

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Main Difference

The main difference between Grass and Weed is that the Grass is a family of plants and Weed is a plant.

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  • Grass (noun)

    Any leaves that arise from nodes in the stem and leaf bases that wrap around the stem, especially those grown as ground cover rather than for grain.

  • Grass (noun)

    Various plants not in family Poaceae that resemble grasses.

  • Grass (noun)

    A lawn.

  • Grass (noun)

    Marijuana.

  • Grass (noun)

    An informer, police informer; one who betrays a group (of criminals, etc) to the authorities.

  • Grass (noun)

    Sharp, closely spaced discontinuities in the trace of a cathode-ray tube, produced by random interference.

  • Grass (noun)

    Noise on an A-scope or similar type of radar display.

  • Grass (noun)

    The season of fresh grass; spring.

  • Grass (noun)

    That which is transitory.

  • Grass (verb)

    To lay out on the grass; to knock down (an opponent etc.).

  • Grass (verb)

    To act as a grass or informer, to betray; to report on (criminals etc) to the authorities.

  • Grass (verb)

    To cover with grass or with turf.

  • Grass (verb)

    To expose, as flax, on the grass for bleaching, etc.

  • Grass (verb)

    To bring to the grass or ground; to land.

    "to grass a fish"

  • Weed (noun)

    Any plant regarded as unwanted at the place where, and at the time when it is growing.

    "If it isn't in a straight line or marked with a label, it's a weed."

  • Weed (noun)

    Short for duckweed.

  • Weed (noun)

    Underbrush; low shrubs.

  • Weed (noun)

    A drug or the like made from the leaves of a plant.

  • Weed (noun)

    Cannabis.

  • Weed (noun)

    Tobacco.

  • Weed (noun)

    A weak horse, which is therefore unfit to breed from.

  • Weed (noun)

    A puny person; one who has little physical strength.

  • Weed (noun)

    Something unprofitable or troublesome; anything useless.

  • Weed (noun)

    A garment or piece of clothing.

  • Weed (noun)

    Clothing collectively; clothes, dress.

  • Weed (noun)

    An article of dress worn in token of grief; a mourning garment or badge.

  • Weed (noun)

    (Female) mourning apparel.

    "He wore a weed on his hat."

  • Weed (noun)

    A sudden illness or relapse, often attended with fever, which befalls those who are about to give birth, are giving birth, or have recently given birth or miscarried or aborted.

  • Weed (verb)

    To remove unwanted vegetation from a cultivated area.

    "I weeded my flower bed."

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  • Grass (noun)

    Popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute the food of cattle and other beasts; pasture.

  • Grass (noun)

    An endogenous plant having simple leaves, a stem generally jointed and tubular, the husks or glumes in pairs, and the seed single.

  • Grass (noun)

    The season of fresh grass; spring.

  • Grass (noun)

    Metaphorically used for what is transitory.

  • Grass (noun)

    Marijuana.

  • Grass

    To cover with grass or with turf.

  • Grass

    To expose, as flax, on the grass for bleaching, etc.

  • Grass

    To bring to the grass or ground; to land; as, to grass a fish.

  • Grass (verb)

    To produce grass.

  • Weed (noun)

    A garment; clothing; especially, an upper or outer garment.

  • Weed (noun)

    An article of dress worn in token of grief; a mourning garment or badge; as, he wore a weed on his hat; especially, in the plural, mourning garb, as of a woman; as, a widow's weeds.

  • Weed (noun)

    A sudden illness or relapse, often attended with fever, which attacks women in childbed.

  • Weed (noun)

    Underbrush; low shrubs.

  • Weed (noun)

    Any plant growing in cultivated ground to the injury of the crop or desired vegetation, or to the disfigurement of the place; an unsightly, useless, or injurious plant.

  • Weed (noun)

    Fig.: Something unprofitable or troublesome; anything useless.

  • Weed (noun)

    An animal unfit to breed from.

  • Weed (noun)

    Tobacco, or a cigar.

  • Weed

    To free from noxious plants; to clear of weeds; as, to weed corn or onions; to weed a garden.

  • Weed

    To take away, as noxious plants; to remove, as something hurtful; to extirpate; - commonly used with out; as, to weed out inefficiency from an enterprise.

  • Weed

    To free from anything hurtful or offensive.

  • Weed

    To reject as unfit for breeding purposes.

Webster Dictionary
  • Grass (noun)

    narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay

  • Grass (noun)

    German writer of novels and poetry and plays (born 1927)

  • Grass (noun)

    animal food for browsing or grazing

  • Grass (noun)

    street names for marijuana

  • Grass (verb)

    shoot down, of birds

  • Grass (verb)

    cover with grass;

    "The owners decided to grass their property"

  • Grass (verb)

    spread out clothes on the grass to let it dry and bleach

  • Grass (verb)

    cover with grass

  • Grass (verb)

    feed with grass

  • Grass (verb)

    give away information about somebody;

    "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"

  • Weed (noun)

    any plant that crowds out cultivated plants

  • Weed (noun)

    street names for marijuana

  • Weed (verb)

    clear of weeds;

    "weed the garden"

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