What does fructify mean?

Definitions for fructify
ˈfrʌk təˌfaɪ, ˈfrʊk-, ˈfruk-fruc·ti·fy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fructify(verb)

    become productive or fruitful

    "The seeds fructified"

  2. fructify(verb)

    make productive or fruitful

    "The earth that he fructified"

  3. fructify, set(verb)

    bear fruit

    "the apple trees fructify"


  1. fructify(Verb)

    To bear fruit; to generate useful products or ideas.

  2. fructify(Verb)

    To make productive or fruitful.

  3. Origin: From fructefier.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fructify(verb)

    to bear fruit

  2. Fructify(verb)

    to make fruitful; to render productive; to fertilize; as, to fructify the earth

  3. Origin: [F. fructifier, L. fructificare; fructus fruit + -ficare (only in comp.), akin to L. facere to make. See Fruit, and Fact.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fructify

    fruk′ti-fī, v.t. to make fruitful: to fertilise.—v.i. to bear fruit.—adj. Fruct′ed (her.), bearing fruit.—n. Fructes′cence, the time for the ripening of fruit.—adj. Fructif′erous, bearing fruit.—ns. Fructificā′tion, act of fructifying, or producing fruit: (bot.) a term denoting sometimes the whole reproductive system, sometimes the 'fruit' itself; Fruc′tose, fruit sugar or levulose; Fruc′tuary, one enjoying the fruits of anything.—adj. Fruc′tuous, full of fruit. [Fr.,—L.,—fructus, fruit.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fructify in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fructify in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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