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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fee-kuh n-deyt, fek-uh n-]
    • /ˈfi kənˌdeɪt, ˈfɛk ən-/
    • /ˈfiːk.ən.deɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fee-kuh n-deyt, fek-uh n-]
    • /ˈfi kənˌdeɪt, ˈfɛk ən-/

Definitions of fecundate word

  • verb with object fecundate to make prolific or fruitful. 1
  • verb with object fecundate Biology. to impregnate or fertilize. 1
  • abbreviation FECUNDATE Fertilize. 1
  • verb fecundate to make fruitful 0
  • verb fecundate to fertilize; impregnate 0
  • verb transitive fecundate to make fecund 0

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Origin of fecundate

First appearance:

before 1625
One of the 42% oldest English words
1625-35; < Latin fēcundātus made fruitful, fertilized (past participle of fēcundāre). See fecund, -ate1

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Parts of speech for Fecundate


fecundate popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 47% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 75% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for fecundate

verb fecundate

  • nourish — to sustain with food or nutriment; supply with what is necessary for life, health, and growth.
  • fructify — to bear fruit; become fruitful: With careful tending the plant will fructify.
  • fertilize — Biology. to render (the female gamete) capable of development by uniting it with the male gamete. to fecundate or impregnate (an animal or plant).
  • conceive — If you cannot conceive of something, you cannot imagine it or believe it.
  • inseminate — to inject semen into (the female reproductive tract); impregnate.

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