Definitions for vegetateˈvɛdʒ ɪˌteɪt
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lead a passive existence without using one's body or mind
establish vegetation on
"They vegetated the hills behind their house"
"The fields vegetate vigorously"
grow like a plant
"This fungus usually vegetates vigorously"
grow or spread abnormally
"warts and polyps can vegetate if not removed"
"The bacterial growth vegetated along"
vege out, vegetate(verb)
engage in passive relaxation
"After a hard day's work, I vegetate in front of the television"
To grow or sprout.
To spread abnormally.
To live or spend a period of time in a dull, inactive, un-challenging way.
to grow, as plants, by nutriment imbibed by means of roots and leaves; to start into growth; to sprout; to germinate
fig.: To lead a live too low for an animate creature; to do nothing but eat and grow
to grow exuberantly; to produce fleshy or warty outgrowths; as, a vegetating papule
Origin: [L. vegetatus, p. p. of vegetare to enliven. See Vegetable.]
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