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English adjective: fertile

1. fertile capable of reproducing


Similarconceptive, fecund, fertilizable, impregnable, rank


See alsoconceptive, fruitful, impregnable, potent, productive, stiff, strong


Attributefecundity, fertility


Antonymsinfertile, sterile, unfertile

2. fertile intellectually productive


SamplesA prolific writer.
A fecund imagination.


Synonymsfecund, prolific


Similarproductive


Antonymsunproductive

3. fertile bearing in abundance especially offspring


SamplesFlying foxes are extremely prolific.
A prolific pear tree.


Synonymsprolific


Similarfruitful


Antonymsunfruitful

4. fertile marked by great fruitfulness


SamplesFertile farmland.
A fat land.
A productive vineyard.
Rich soil.


Synonymsfat, productive, rich


Similarfruitful


Antonymsunfruitful









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