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fer·ti·lize

fertilize

 
 
pronunciation:
fuhr t laIz
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: fertilizes, fertilizing, fertilized
definition 1: to cause the fertilization of.
Bees fertilize the flowers.
definition 2: to apply fertilizer to.
He fertilizes his lawn.
similar words:
manure
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derivation: fertilizable (adj.)
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