What is another word for germinate?

Synonyms for germinate
ˈdʒɜr məˌneɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shoot, spud, germinate, pullulate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, sprout(verb)

    produce buds, branches, or germinate

    "the potatoes sprouted"

    Synonyms:
    shoot, teem, scud, blast, sprout, hit, film, snap, take, pullulate, bourgeon, swarm, buck, shoot down, fool away, fritter, dissipate, dart, frivol away, burgeon forth, develop, stock, scoot, fritter away, charge, inject, pour, stream, fool, photograph, tear, dash, spud, flash, pip, evolve

  2. evolve, germinate, develop(verb)

    work out

    "We have developed a new theory of evolution"

    Synonyms:
    rise, spud, burgeon forth, grow, educate, produce, shoot, spring up, sprout, explicate, make grow, develop, acquire, evolve, arise, break, modernise, train, bourgeon, get, originate, build up, uprise, modernize, recrudesce, formulate, pullulate, prepare

  3. germinate(verb)

    cause to grow or sprout

    "the plentiful rain germinated my plants"

    Synonyms:
    evolve, spud, sprout, pullulate, bourgeon, shoot, burgeon forth, develop

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. germinate

    Synonyms:
    sprout, shoot, bud, vegetate

    Antonyms:
    rot, decay

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. germinate(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    sprout, shoot, vegetate, bud, push, pullulate, put forth, burst forth, spring up, begin to vegetate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "germinate":

    germinated, germination, sprout

How to pronounce germinate?

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How to use germinate in a sentence?

  1. Albert Einstein:

    When the Special Theory of Relativity began to germinate in me, I was visited by all sorts of nervous conflicts... I used to go away for weeks in a state of confusion.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Hatred, racism, discrimination, distinction, and vainglory germinate in the soil of ego.

  3. RVM:

    Treasure your Ideas, for they are like seeds that germinate in your mind. They Root, Shoot, and Fruit into Concepts & Creativity that are beyond Imagination.

  4. Eric Hoffer:

    However much we talk of the inexorable laws governing the life of individuals and of societies, we remain at the bottom convinced that in human affairs everything in more or less fortuitous. We do not even believe in the inevitability of our own death. Hence the difficulty of deciphering the present, of detecting the seeds of things to come as they germinate before our eyes. We are not attuned to seeing the inevitable.

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