Associations to the word «Fertile»


FERTILE, adjective. (of land etc) capable of growing abundant crops; productive
FERTILE, adjective. (biology) capable of reproducing; fecund, fruitful
FERTILE, adjective. (biology) capable of developing past the egg stage
FERTILE, adjective. (of an imagination etc) productive or prolific
FERTILE AS A TURTLE, adjective. (simile) (humorous) Highly fertile.
FERTILE CRESCENT, proper noun. (Ancient History) A crescent-shaped strip of fertile land stretching from present-day Iraq through eastern Turkey and down the Syrian and Israeli coasts.

Dictionary definition

FERTILE, adjective. Capable of reproducing.
FERTILE, adjective. Intellectually productive; "a prolific writer"; "a fecund imagination".
FERTILE, adjective. Bearing in abundance especially offspring; "flying foxes are extremely prolific"; "a prolific pear tree".
FERTILE, adjective. Marked by great fruitfulness; "fertile farmland"; "a fat land"; "a productive vineyard"; "rich soil".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy