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1. fertilize

verb. ['ˈfɝːtəˌlaɪz'] provide with fertilizers or add nutrients to.

Synonyms

  • dung
  • enrich
  • topdress
  • fertilise
  • feed

Antonyms

  • deprive
  • depersonalize
  • dissimilate
  • increase

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fertile (English)

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Rhymes with Fertilize

  • actualize
  • annualize
  • decentralize
  • deinstitutionalize
  • demobilize
  • demoralize
  • denationalize
  • departmentalize
  • departmentalize
  • depersonalize
  • depersonalize
  • destabilize
  • editorialize
  • equalize
  • evangelize
  • evangelize
  • federalize
  • federalize
  • fictionalize
  • finalize

Sentences with fertilize


1. Verb, base form
You should fertilize pot-grown plumeria with 1 to 2 tablespoons of 10-52-10 water-soluble fertilizer to a gallon of water.

2. cross-fertilize

verb. undergo cross-fertilization; become fertile.

Synonyms

  • cross-fertilise
  • turn

Antonyms

  • open
  • alkalize
  • nitrify

3. cross-fertilize

verb. cause to undergo cross-fertilization.

Synonyms

  • fertilize
  • fecundate
  • fertilise
  • inseminate

Antonyms

  • deprive
  • heat
  • relax
  • tense

4. fertilize

verb. ['ˈfɝːtəˌlaɪz'] make fertile or productive.

Synonyms

  • modify
  • change
  • fecundate
  • fertilise

Antonyms

  • dehydrogenate
  • sensitise
  • destabilise
  • sensitize

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fertile (English)

5. fertilize

verb. ['ˈfɝːtəˌlaɪz'] introduce semen into (a female).

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize
  • enable
  • loosen

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fertile (English)
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