Stem  /stɛm/  

Noun, Verb
Synonyms: Trunk, originate, arise, spring, stalk, birth, root, base, shank, shaft, branch, shoot
Antonyms: Root

Hindi: तना, पतली डंडी
Punjabi: ਸਟੈਮ


1. The main body or stalk of a plant or shrub, typically rising above ground but occasionally subterranean.

2. A long, thin supportive or main section of something.

3. The root or main part of a word, to which inflections or formative elements are added.

4. The main upright timber or metal piece at the bow of a ship, to which the ship's sides are joined at the front end.

5. Originate in or be caused by.

6. Remove the stems from (fruit or tobacco leaves).

7. (Of a boat) make headway against (the tide or current).

Plural Noun: Stems

Verb form: Stem, Stemmed, Stemmed


The stem of the tree was 80 ft high.

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