HyperDic: vegetation

English > 4 senses of the word vegetation:
NOUNgroupvegetation, flora, botanyall the plant life in a particular region or period
processvegetationthe process of growth in plants
bodyvegetationan abnormal growth or excrescence (especially a warty excrescence on the valves of the heart)
actvegetationinactivity that is passive and monotonous, comparable / comparable to the inactivity of plant life
vegetation > pronunciation
Soundsveh.jhahtey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > vegetation: 4 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningAll the plant life in a particular region or period.
Example"Pleistocene vegetation"
Synonymsflora, botany
Category ofdried-up, sere, sear, shriveled, shrivelled, withered(used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture
mown, cut(used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine
sprouted(of growing vegetation) having just emerged from the ground
unmown, uncut(used of grass or vegetation) not cut down with a hand implement or machine
Categoryplant, flora, plant life(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
Member ofbiota, biologyAll the plant and animal life of a particular region
Narrowerbrier, brierpatch, brier patchtangled mass of prickly plants
browseVegetation (such as young shoots, twigs, and leaves) that is suitable for animals to eat
brush, brushwood, coppice, copse, thicketA dense growth of bushes
forest, wood, woodsThe trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
gardenThe flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden
groundcover, ground coverlow-growing plants planted in deep shade or on a steep slope where turf is difficult to grow
growthvegetation that has grown
scrub, chaparral, bushdense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes
shrubberyA collection of shrubs growing together
standA growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
Oppositefauna, zoologyAll the animal life in a particular region or period
Spanishflora, vegetación
Catalanflora, vegetació
Adjectivesvegetalcomposed of vegetation or plants
Verbsvegetateestablish vegetation on
English > vegetation: 4 senses > noun 2, process
MeaningThe process of growth in plants.
Broadergrowth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically
Verbsvegetategrow like a plant
vegetateproduce vegetation
English > vegetation: 4 senses > noun 3, body
MeaningAn abnormal growth or excrescence (especially a warty excrescence on the valves of the heart).
Broaderexcrescence(pathology) an abnormal outgrowth or enlargement of some part of the body
Verbsvegetategrow or spread abnormally
English > vegetation: 4 senses > noun 4, act
Meaninginactivity that is passive and monotonous, comparable / comparable to the inactivity of plant life.
Example"their holiday was spent in sleep and vegetation"
Broaderquiescence, quiescency, dormancy, sleepingquiet and inactive restfulness
Spanishvegetación
Catalanvegetació
Adjectivesvegetative, vegetiveof or relating to an activity that is passive and monotonous
Verbsvegetateengage in passive relaxation
vegetatelead a passive existence without using one's body or mind

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