What does fertile mean?

Definitions for fertile
ˈfɜr tl; esp. Brit. -taɪlfer·tile

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fertile(adj)

    capable of reproducing

  2. fecund, fertile, prolific(adj)

    intellectually productive

    "a prolific writer"; "a fecund imagination"

  3. prolific, fertile(adj)

    bearing in abundance especially offspring

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

  4. fat, fertile, productive, rich(adj)

    marked by great fruitfulness

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

Wiktionary

  1. fertile(Adjective)

    capable of growing abundant crops; productive

  2. fertile(Adjective)

    capable of reproducing; fecund, fruitful

  3. fertile(Adjective)

    capable of developing past the egg stage

  4. fertile(Adjective)

    productive or prolific

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fertile(adj)

    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. Fertile(adj)

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

  3. Fertile(adj)

    containing pollen; -- said of anthers

  4. Fertile(adj)

    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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How to say fertile in sign language?

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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. Patrick Roberts:

    Even if a group of people are clearing forest for one crop, they ’ll be moving around and using lots of other resources at the same time. And when that area becomes less fertile, they move, burning it and leaving it for a few years before coming back.

  2. Kipp Davis:

    It was the fertile soil that made the sale of forged Dead Sea Scroll fragments not just easy but extremely profitable, my hope is that this is something that prompts these institutions to approach these questions with a more critical eye.

  3. 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.

  4. Cicero:

    A mind without instruction can no more bear fruit than can a field, however fertile, without cultivation.

  5. Ben Stein:

    Personal relationships are the fertile soil from which all advancement, all success, all achievement in real life grows.

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