HyperDic: vegetative

English > 4 senses of the word vegetative:
ADJECTIVEpertvegetative, vegetational, vegetalcomposed of vegetation or plants
pertvegetative, vegetiveof or relating to an activity that is passive and monotonous
allvegetativerelating to involuntary bodily functions
allvegetative, vegetal(of reproduction) characterized by asexual processes
vegetative > pronunciation
Soundsveh.jhahtey'tihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > vegetative: 4 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningComposed of vegetation or plants.
Example "the decaying vegetative layer covering a forest floor"
Synonymsvegetational, vegetal
Spanishvegetal, vegetativo
Catalanvegetal, vegetatiu
English > vegetative: 4 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningOf or relating to an activity that is passive and monotonous.
Example"a dull vegetative lifestyle"
Synonymvegetive
Spanishvegetativo
Nounsvegetationinactivity that is passive and monotonous, comparable / comparable to the inactivity of plant life
Verbsvegetateengage in passive relaxation
vegetatelead a passive existence without using one's body or mind
English > vegetative: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningRelating to involuntary bodily functions.
Example"vegetative functions such as digestion or growth or circulation"
CategoryphysiologyThe branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
BroaderinvoluntaryControlled by the autonomic nervous system
Spanishvegetativo
Catalanvegetatiu
English > vegetative: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaning(of reproduction) characterized by asexual processes.
Synonymvegetal
Broaderasexual, nonsexualnot having or involving sex
Spanishvegetal, vegetativo
Catalanvegetal
Verbsvegetatepropagate asexually

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