Definitions of vegetate:
  • verb:   grow or spread abnormally
    Example: "Warts and polyps can vegetate if not removed"
  • verb:   grow like a plant
    Example: "This fungus usually vegetates vigorously"
  • verb:   produce vegetation
    Example: "The fields vegetate vigorously"
  • verb:   establish vegetation on
    Example: "They vegetated the hills behind their house"
  • verb:   lead a passive existence without using one's body or mind
  • verb:   propagate asexually
    Example: "The bacterial growth vegetated along"
  • verb:   engage in passive relaxation
    Example: "After a hard day's work, I vegetate in front of the television"

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