how to pronounce rose


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rose is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of rose in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… there it starts to rose 37 degrees for …”

meanings of rose


  1. The rose flower, usually depicted with five petals, five barbs, and a circular seed.
  2. Any of various flower-like polar graphs of sinusoids or their squares.
  3. Alternative spelling of rosé.
  4. A flower of the rose plant.
  5. The base of a light socket.
  6. The winner of that year's contest.
  7. Something resembling a rose flower.
  8. A regional contestant in the annual Rose of Tralee contest.
  9. A purplish-red or pink colour, the colour of some rose flowers.
  10. A shrub of the genus Rosa, with red, pink, white or yellow flowers.
  11. A plant or species in the rose family.
  12. A round nozzle for a sprinkling can or hose.
  13. Any of various large, red-bodied, papilionid butterflies of the genus Pachliopta.
  14. A graph with only one vertex.


  1. To perfume, as with roses.
  2. Past participle of rise.
  3. Simple past tense of rise.
  4. To make rose-coloured; to redden or flush.


  1. A surname​.
  2. A female given name from Germanic.


  1. Having a purplish-red or pink colour. See rosy.

rose frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word rose occurs in english on average 57.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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