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vegetate meaning and definition

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Definition of vegetate (verb)

  1. lead a passive existence without using one's body or mind
  2. establish vegetation on
    • "They vegetated the hills behind their house"
  3. produce vegetation
    • "The fields vegetate vigorously"
  4. grow like a plant
    • "This fungus usually vegetates vigorously"
  5. grow or spread abnormally
    • "warts and polyps can vegetate if not removed"
  6. propagate asexually
    • "The bacterial growth vegetated along"
  7. engage in passive relaxation
    • "After a hard day's work, I vegetate in front of the television"
    • synonyms: vege out
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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