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Vine vs. Wine

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Vinenoun

The climbing plant that produces grapes.

Winenoun

An alcoholic beverage made by fermenting the juice of grapes.

‘Wine is stronger than beer.’; ‘She ordered some wine for the meal.’;

Vinenoun

Any plant of the genus Vitis.

Winenoun

An alcoholic beverage made by fermenting the juice of fruits or vegetables other than grapes, usually preceded by the type of the fruit or vegetable; for example, "dandelion wine".

Vinenoun

Any similar climbing or trailing plant.

Winenoun

(countable) A serving of wine.

‘I'd like three beers and two wines, please.’;

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Vinenoun

Any woody climbing plant which bears grapes.

‘There shall be no grapes on the vine.’; ‘And one went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine, and gathered thereof wild gourds.’;

Winenoun

(uncountable) A dark purplish red colour; the colour of red wine.

Vinenoun

weak-stemmed plant that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface

Winenoun

wind

Vine

A vine (Latin vīnea , , from vīnum ) is any plant with a growth habit of trailing or scandent (that is, climbing) stems, lianas or runners. The word vine can also refer to such stems or runners themselves, for instance, when used in wicker work.In parts of the world, including the British Isles, the term usually applies exclusively to grapevines (Vitis), while the term is used for all climbing plants.

‘grapevine’; ‘vineyard’; ‘wine’; ‘vine’; ‘climber’;

Wineverb

(transitive) To entertain with wine.

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Wineverb

(intransitive) To drink wine.

Winenoun

The expressed juice of grapes, esp. when fermented; a beverage or liquor prepared from grapes by squeezing out their juice, and (usually) allowing it to ferment.

‘Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging, and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.’; ‘Bacchus, that first from out the purple grapeCrushed the sweet poison of misused wine.’;

Winenoun

A liquor or beverage prepared from the juice of any fruit or plant by a process similar to that for grape wine; as, currant wine; gooseberry wine; palm wine.

Winenoun

The effect of drinking wine in excess; intoxication.

‘Noah awoke from his wine.’;

Winenoun

fermented juice (of grapes especially)

Winenoun

a red as dark as red wine

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Wineverb

drink wine

Wineverb

treat to wine;

‘Our relatives in Italy wined and dined us for a week’;

Winenoun

an alcoholic drink made from fermented grape juice

‘he opened a bottle of red wine’; ‘the regional foods and wines of France’;

Winenoun

an alcoholic drink made from the fermented juice of specified other fruits or plants

‘a glass of elderflower wine’;

Winenoun

short for wine red

‘a wine-coloured suit’;

Wineverb

entertain someone by offering them drinks and a meal

‘members of Congress have been lavishly wined and dined by lobbyists for years’;

Wineverb

enjoy oneself by eating and drinking lavishly

‘we wined and dined with Bernard's friends’;

Wineverb

dance with rhythmic gyratory movements of the pelvic region

‘the crowd jumped and wined and churned the field into mud’;

Wine

Wine is an alcoholic drink typically made from fermented grapes. Yeast consumes the sugar in the grapes and converts it to ethanol, carbon dioxide and heat.

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