vegetate

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈvɛdʒɪteɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈvɛdʒɪˌteɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(veji tāt′)

Inflections of 'vegetate' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
vegetates
v 3rd person singular
vegetating
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
vegetated
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
vegetated
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

vegetate
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: To germinate
Synonyms:
vegetate, blossom , brew , bud , burgeon, burst forth, develop , flourish , germinate, grow , grow up, increase , leaf , leaf out, luxuriate, mature , mushroom , outgrow, overdevelop, overgrow, overrun , put forth, put forth leaves, put out buds, reproduce, shoot , shoot up, spring up, sprout , sprout up, strike root, take root, thrive
Sense: To stagnate
Synonyms:
hibernate, stagnate, languish, decay , vegetate, be still, coast , delay , do nothing, drift , idle , just be, lie dormant, merely exist, not budge, not stir, pass the time, rest , sit back, sit it out, sleep , slumber , grow roots, wait and see, be a couch potato, laze around, hang around, hang out, loiter, chill , chill out

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