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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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  • misinterpretation
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  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
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  • transplantation
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  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word 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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