HyperDic: cross-fertilize

English > 2 senses of the word cross-fertilize:
VERBbodycross-fertilize, cross-fertiliseundergo cross-fertilization
bodycross-fertilize, cross-fertilisecause to undergo cross-fertilization
English > cross-fertilize: 2 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningUndergo cross-fertilization; become fertile.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymcross-fertilise
Caused bycross-fertilize, cross-fertiliseCause to undergo cross-fertilization
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Catalanfertilitzar
Nounscross-fertilizationfertilization by the union of male and female gametes from different individual of the same species
English > cross-fertilize: 2 senses > verb 2, body
MeaningCause to undergo cross-fertilization.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Mendel cross-fertilized different kinds of beans"
Synonymcross-fertilise
Cause tocross-fertilize, cross-fertiliseUndergo cross-fertilization
Broaderinseminate, fecundate, fertilize, fertiliseintroduce semen into (a female)
Nounscross-fertilizationfertilization by the union of male and female gametes from different individual of the same species

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