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1. fertilise

verb. make fertile or productive.

Synonyms

  • alter
  • modify
  • change
  • fecundate

Antonyms

  • dehydrogenate
  • sensitise
  • destabilise
  • sensitize

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2. cross-fertilise

verb. cause to undergo cross-fertilization.

Synonyms

  • fertilize
  • fecundate
  • fertilise
  • inseminate

Antonyms

  • deprive
  • heat
  • relax
  • tense

3. cross-fertilise

verb. undergo cross-fertilization; become fertile.

Synonyms

  • cross-fertilize
  • turn

Antonyms

  • open
  • alkalize
  • nitrify

4. fertilise

verb. introduce semen into (a female).

Synonyms

  • prang up
  • cross-fertilize
  • impregnate
  • pollenate
  • cross-fertilise
  • fertilize
  • bang up
  • alter
  • stratify
  • modify
  • change
  • fecundate
  • pollinate
  • cross-pollinate
  • inseminate

Antonyms

  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize
  • enable
  • loosen

5. fertilise

verb. provide with fertilizers or add nutrients to.

Synonyms

  • dung
  • fertilize
  • enrich
  • topdress
  • feed

Antonyms

  • deprive
  • depersonalize
  • dissimilate
  • increase

Example sentences of the word fertilise


1. Verb, base form
You need to fertilise your plant once a month and only when the soil is moist.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Pine trees growing in a front yard or backyard can benefit from nutrients received when homeowners fertilise their lawns, but trees can also receive too much fertiliser.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Lightly fertilise the succulent once a year.

4. Adverb
Give them full sun, fertilise lightly several times a month and keep the ground moist but not wet.

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