Last modified on 8 November 2014, at 10:49

fertilize

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French fertiliser

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

fertilize (third-person singular simple present fertilizes, present participle fertilizing, simple past and past participle fertilized)

  1. To make (the soil) more fertile by adding nutrients to it.
  2. (figuratively) To make more creative or intellectually productive.
    to fertilize one's imagination
  3. To cause to produce offspring through insemination; to inseminate.

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PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

fertilize

  1. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of fertilizar
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of fertilizar
  3. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of fertilizar
  4. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of fertilizar