HyperDic: germinate

English > 3 senses of the word germinate:
VERBchangegerminate, shoot, spud, pullulate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, sproutproduce buds, branches, or germinate
creationgerminate, evolve, developwork out
changegerminatecause to grow or sprout
germinate > pronunciation
Soundsjher'mahney.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > germinate: 3 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningproduce buds, branches, or germinate.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsshoot, spud, pullulate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, sprout
Broadergrowincrease in size by natural process
Similar togerminateCause to grow or sprout
Spanishbrotar, germinar, nacer, pulular
Catalanapuntar, brollar, brostar, brotar, créixer, germinar, grillar, nàixer, néixer, rebrollar, rebrostar, rebrotar, rellucar, treure
Nounsgerma small apparently simple structure (as a fertilized egg) from which new tissue can develop into a complete organism
germinationthe process whereby seeds or spores sprout and begin to grow
English > germinate: 3 senses > verb 2, creation
MeaningWork out.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsevolve, develop
Broadercreate by mental act, create mentallyCreate mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
Similar todevelopmake something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation
Spanishcrear, desarrollar, desenvolupar, evolucionar, germinar
Catalandesenvolupar, evolucionar
Nounsgermanything that provides inspiration for later work
English > germinate: 3 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningCause to grow or sprout.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"the plentiful rain germinated my plants"
BroadergrowCause to grow or develop
Similar toshoot, spud, germinate, pullulate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, sproutproduce buds, branches, or germinate
Spanishgerminar
Catalangerminar
Nounsgerminationthe origin of some development
germinationthe process whereby seeds or spores sprout and begin to grow

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