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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Applying a product to make the ground produce more. Also: to bring a male germ cell to a female egg cell so as to cause a new animal or plant to develop.

Usage examples (35)
  • She will fertilize the yard next spring so it will be vibrant and green.
  • We should fertilize soil if we want to grow healthy plants
  • That is, do you "fertilize" stem cells, or "fertilize eggs" with them?
  • On the plus side they will also "fertilize" the grass at the same time. for more
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