HyperDic: fertilise

English > 3 senses of the word fertilise:
VERBchangefertilise, fertilize, fecundatemake fertile or productive
changefertilise, fertilize, feedprovide with fertilizers or add nutrients to
bodyfertilise, inseminate, fecundate, fertilizeintroduce semen into (a female)
English > fertilise: 3 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmake fertile or productive.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsfertilize, fecundate
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishfecundar, fertilizar
Catalanfecundar, fertilitzar
English > fertilise: 3 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningProvide with fertilizers or add nutrients to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsfertilize, feed
Categoryfarming, agriculture, husbandryThe practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
Narrowerdungfertilize or dress with dung
nitrifytreat (soil) with nitrates
topdressscatter manure or fertilizer over (land)
Broaderenrichmake better or improve in quality
Spanishabonar, fertilizar
Catalanadobar, fertilitzar
English > fertilise: 3 senses > verb 3, body
Meaningintroduce semen into (a female) .
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsinseminate, fecundate, fertilize
Narrowercross-fertilize, cross-fertiliseCause to undergo cross-fertilization
impregnate, knock up, bang up, prang upmake pregnant
impregnatefertilize and cause to grow
pollinate, pollenate, cross-pollinatefertilize by transfering pollen
stratifyRender fertile and preserve by placing between layers of earth or sand
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishfecundar, fertilizar, inseminar
Catalaninseminar

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