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Synonyms for incubate
ˈɪn kyəˌbeɪt, ˈɪŋ-in·cu·bate

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  1. incubateverb

    grow under conditions that promote development

    Synonyms:
    cover, hatch, brood

  2. brood, hatch, cover, incubateverb

    sit on (eggs)

    "Birds brood"; "The female covers the eggs"

    Synonyms:
    dwell, brood, get over, embrace, insure, plow, hover, enshroud, compensate, breed, encompass, shroud, continue, stew, treat, hatch, report, extend, cut across, cut through, deal, loom, underwrite, overcompensate, address, spread over, concoct, traverse, dream up, pout, pass over, grizzle, comprehend, handle, overlay, think of, cover, think up, cross, sulk, get across, wrap up, hide, bulk large, cover up, track

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  1. incubateverb

    Synonyms:
    brood

PPDB, the paraphrase database4.5 / 2 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "incubate":

    hatching, smoulder

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How to use incubate in a sentence?

  1. Gloria Mark:

    I have a friend who is an MIT professor and his favorite activity is matching socks, another friend likes to iron. Ideas can incubate and then we come back to the hard work and we see it with fresh eyes.

  2. Eva Mendes:

    I applaud and look up to those women who can do it all, but I’m not one of them – and, thankfully, I have a choice not to work and I realize how fortunate I am that it’s even a choice, i’ve been so happy to be able to incubate with my babies, but now they are four and six, I’m starting to feel like my ambition is coming back.


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