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ˈfɜr tl; esp. Brit. -taɪlfer·tile

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Wiktionary

  1. fertileadjective

    capable of growing abundant crops; productive

  2. fertileadjective

    capable of reproducing; fecund, fruitful

  3. fertileadjective

    capable of developing past the egg stage

  4. fertileadjective

    productive or prolific

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fertileadjective

    capable of reproducing

  2. fecund, fertile, prolificadjective

    intellectually productive

    "a prolific writer"; "a fecund imagination"

  3. prolific, fertileadjective

    bearing in abundance especially offspring

    "flying foxes are extremely prolific"; "a prolific pear tree"

  4. fat, fertile, productive, richadjective

    marked by great fruitfulness

    "fertile farmland"; "a fat land"; "a productive vineyard"; "rich soil"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fertileadjective

    producing fruit or vegetation in abundance; fruitful; able to produce abundantly; prolific; fecund; productive; rich; inventive; as, fertile land or fields; a fertile mind or imagination

  2. Fertileadjective

    capable of producing fruit; fruit-bearing; as, fertile flowers

  3. Fertileadjective

    containing pollen; -- said of anthers

  4. Fertileadjective

    produced in abundance; plenteous; ample

Freebase

  1. Fertile

    Fertile is a city in Polk County, Minnesota, United States. It is part of the "Grand Forks-ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area". The population was 842 at the 2010 census. The annual Polk County Fair is held in Fertile and dates back to 1900. The Polk County Fair is also the main attraction for the town of Fertile during the summer. It holds many competitions for crops, animals, and man made items.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fertile

    fėr′til, adj. able to bear or produce abundantly: rich in resources: inventive: fertilising.—adv. Fer′tilely.—n. Fertilisā′tion, the act or process of fertilising.—v.t. Fer′tilise, to make fertile or fruitful: to enrich.—ns. Fer′tiliser, one who, or that which, fertilises; Fertil′ity, fruitfulness: richness: abundance. [Fr.,—L. fertilisferre, to bear.]

Editors Contribution

  1. fertile

    Able to produce.

    The period of time in the womans body for fertile production is similar in all women.

    Submitted by MaryC on September 5, 2020  

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  1. Alex
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fertile in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fertile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of fertile in a Sentence

  1. Nur Jazlan:

    I think the Paris situation can also be transplanted here, in Southeast Asia, where we also have fertile ground for recruitment of such operatives who will receive directives from Syria to carry out attacks, such attacks, they hope, will glamorize terrorism and therefore attract more people to join their cause.

  2. Zoran Jankovic:

    This dump of bones and chemicals is located 10 kilometers from the center of the city and 200 meters from fertile, arable land which feeds the city of Belgrade and is owned by ... (United Arab Emirates-based) Al Dahra.

  3. Jiri Ovcacek:

    Our country simply cannot afford to risk terrorist attacks like what occurred in France and Germany. By accepting migrants we would create fertile ground for barbaric attacks, the president does not agree with any acceptance of migrants in the Czech territory.

  4. Steffen Mau:

    Many people experienced unemployment, very long periods of insecurity or even existential crisis and the result of that is that they developed a habit of' keeping and defending' and are not willing to accept more social change, populism falls on fertile ground, people are very much willing to say' they defend what we have, they defend our culture, they defend our borders,'.

  5. Mark Luschini:

    This is a fertile environment for M&A activity, where low cost to capital is probably going to pull forward more deals.

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