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1. vegetation

noun. ['ˌvɛdʒəˈteɪʃən'] all the plant life in a particular region or period.

Synonyms

  • flora
  • biota
  • brierpatch
  • ground cover
  • biology
  • collection
  • brier patch
  • brushwood
  • shrubbery
  • bush
  • botany
  • chaparral
  • wood
  • coppice
  • growth
  • brush
  • stand
  • thicket
  • woods
  • garden
  • groundcover
  • accumulation
  • scrub
  • browse
  • copse
  • brier
  • assemblage
  • forest

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • nonproliferation
  • decrement
  • non-proliferation

Etymology

  • végétation (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with Vegetation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with vegetation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pinto beans will not grow well if they have to compete with other vegetation growing around them.

2. vegetation

noun. ['ˌvɛdʒəˈteɪʃən'] the process of growth in plants.

Synonyms

  • maturation
  • ontogeny
  • ontogenesis
  • growing
  • development

Antonyms

  • wellness
  • ending
  • fall
  • devolution

Etymology

  • végétation (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. vegetation

noun. ['ˌvɛdʒəˈteɪʃən'] inactivity that is passive and monotonous, comparable to the inactivity of plant life.

Synonyms

  • dormancy
  • sleeping
  • quiescence

Antonyms

  • defense
  • prosecution
  • superior
  • cenogenesis

Etymology

  • végétation (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. vegetation

noun. ['ˌvɛdʒəˈteɪʃən'] an abnormal growth or excrescence (especially a warty excrescence on the valves of the heart).

Antonyms

  • narrowing

Etymology

  • végétation (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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