Meaning of WEED in English
n. & v.
1. a wild plant growing where it is not wanted.
2 a thin weak-looking person or horse.
3 (prec. by the) sl. a marijuana. b tobacco.
1. tr. a clear (an area) of weeds. b remove unwanted parts from.
2 tr. (foll. by out) a sort out (inferior or unwanted parts etc.) for removal. b rid (a quantity or company) of inferior or unwanted members etc.
3 intr. cut off or uproot weeds.
Phrases and idioms:
weed-grown overgrown with weeds. weed-killer a substance used to destroy weeds.
weeder n. weedless adj.
Etymology: OE weod, of unkn. orig.
Oxford English vocab. Оксфордский английский словарь. 2012