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English verb: incubate

1. incubate (change) grow under conditions that promote development


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)develop

2. incubate (body) sit on (eggs)


SamplesBirds brood.
The female covers the eggs.


Synonymsbrood, cover, hatch


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)multiply, procreate, reproduce


Entailsit, sit down


Verb groupbreed, cover, hatch









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