Rose - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |roʊz|  American pronunciation of the word rose
Brit.  |rəʊz|  British pronunciation of the word rose
- this word is a past tense form of the irregular verbto rise


- any of many shrubs of the genus Rosa that bear roses (syn: rosebush)
- pinkish table wine from red grapes whose skins were removed after fermentation began
- a dusty pink color (syn: rosiness)


- of something having a dusty purplish pink color(syn: rosaceous, roseate)


Red Rose

White Rose

The birds were calling as the sun rose.

The rebels rose to power several years ago.

She rose to the level of manager.

The price of milk rose.

The balloon rose up into the air and then floated through the air.

Bubbles rose to the surface of water.

The tide rose and fell.

A politician who rose to fame very quickly

The wind rose in the afternoon.

She rose fresh from a good night's sleep.

...a self-red rose of a shade that hasn't been seen before...

He rose to the rank of partner in the law firm.

The contest offered a cash reward to the first person who could breed a blue rose.

Word forms

singular: rose
plural: roses
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