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1. pollinate

verb. ['ˈpɑːləˌneɪt'] fertilize by transfering pollen.

Synonyms

  • fertilize
  • fecundate
  • fertilise
  • cross-pollinate
  • inseminate

Antonyms

  • deprive

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Words that Rhyme with Pollinate

  • agglutinate
  • alienate
  • alternate
  • assassinate
  • caffeinate
  • carbonate
  • chlorinate
  • concatenate
  • contaminate
  • coordinate
  • cross-pollinate
  • culminate
  • decaffeinate
  • decontaminate
  • denominate
  • designate
  • designate
  • determinate
  • detonate
  • discriminate

How do you spell pollinate? Is it pollenate ?

A common misspelling of pollinate is pollenate

Example sentences of the word pollinate


1. Verb, base form
These types of plants are generally not attracted to bees because there is nothing for them to pollinate.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
If you plant a lone sour cherry tree, expect fruits to develop after bees pollinate the blossoms.

3. Noun, singular or mass
They feed on nectar and help pollinate plants.

Quotes containing the word pollinate


1. I want to be a creature that’s half bee, half the letter B. That way I can pollinate the world with my literacy.
- Jarod Kintz, I Want Two apply for a job at our country's largest funeral home, and then wear a suit and noose to the job interview.

2. cross-pollinate

verb. ['ˈkrɔˌspɑːləˌneɪt'] fertilize by transfering pollen.

Synonyms

  • fertilize
  • fecundate
  • fertilise
  • pollinate
  • inseminate

Antonyms

  • deprive
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