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fertilize

fer·ti·lize

fertilize

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