Definitions for vegetativeˈvɛdʒ ɪˌteɪ tɪv

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. vegetative, vegetive(adj)

    of or relating to an activity that is passive and monotonous

    "a dull vegetative lifestyle"

  2. vegetal, vegetational, vegetative(adj)

    composed of vegetation or plants

    "regions rich in vegetal products"; "vegetational cover"; "the decaying vegetative layer covering a forest floor"

  3. vegetative(adj)

    relating to involuntary bodily functions

    "vegetative functions such as digestion or growth or circulation"

  4. vegetal, vegetative(adj)

    (of reproduction) characterized by asexual processes

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  1. vegetative(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to plants; especially to their growth.

  2. vegetative(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to functions such as growth, nutrition and asexual reproduction rather than sexual reproduction.

  3. vegetative(Adjective)

    Physically inactive.

  4. vegetative(Adjective)

    Of a state of impaired brain function, where a person can respond to some stimuli but is incapable of voluntary acts.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Vegetative(adj)

    growing, or having the power of growing, as plants; capable of vegetating

  2. Vegetative(adj)

    having the power to produce growth in plants; as, the vegetative properties of soil

  3. Vegetative(adj)

    having relation to growth or nutrition; partaking of simple growth and enlargement of the systems of nutrition, apart from the sensorial or distinctively animal functions; vegetal

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. vgtatif.]

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