HyperDic: fertility

English > 3 senses of the word fertility:
NOUNtimefertility, birthrate, birth rate, fertility rate, natalitythe ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area
statefertility, fecunditythe state of being fertile
attributefertility, richness, rankness, prolificacythe property of producing abundantly and sustaining vigorous and luxuriant growth
fertility > pronunciation
Soundsfertih'lahtiy; fertih'lihtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > fertility: 3 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year.
Synonymsbirthrate, birth rate, fertility rate, natality
BroaderrateA magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
Spanishfertilidad, índice de natalidad, natalidad, tasa de natalidad
Catalaníndex de natalitat, natalitat, taxa de natalitat
English > fertility: 3 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state of being fertile; capable of producing offspring.
Synonymfecundity
Attributesfertilecapable of reproducing
sterile, unfertile, infertileincapable of reproducing
Broaderphysical condition, physiological state, physiological conditionThe condition or state of the body or bodily functions
Oppositesterility, infertilityThe state of being unable to produce offspring
Spanishfecundidad, fertilidad
Catalanfertilitat
Adjectivesfertilecapable of reproducing
fertilebearing in abundance especially offspring
English > fertility: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe property of producing abundantly and sustaining vigorous and luxuriant growth.
Synonymsrichness, rankness, prolificacy
Broaderfruitfulness, fecundityThe quality of something that causes or assists healthy growth
Spanishfertilidad, proliferación, riqueza
Catalanfertilitat, proliferació, riquesa
Adjectivesfertilemarked by great fruitfulness

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