Associations to the word «Fertilize»

Wiktionary

FERTILIZE, verb. To make (the soil) more fertile by adding nutrients to it.
FERTILIZE, verb. (figuratively) To make more creative or intellectually productive.
FERTILIZE, verb. To cause to produce offspring through insemination; to inseminate.

Dictionary definition

FERTILIZE, verb. Provide with fertilizers or add nutrients to; "We should fertilize soil if we want to grow healthy plants".
FERTILIZE, verb. Make fertile or productive; "The course fertilized her imagination".
FERTILIZE, verb. Introduce semen into (a female).

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke