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Meaning of "fructify" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD FRUCTIFY

From Old French fructifier, from Late Latin frūctificāre to bear fruit, from Latin frūctus fruit + facere to make, produce.
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PRONUNCIATION OF FRUCTIFY

fructify  [ˈfrʌktɪˌfaɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FRUCTIFY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Fructify is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb fructify in English.

WHAT DOES FRUCTIFY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Fructification

Fructification are the generative parts of the plant . Sometimes it is applied more broadly to the generative parts of gymnosperms, ferns, horsetails, and lycophytes, though they produce neither fruit nor flower. Since the works of Andrea Caesalpino the characters of fructification have been extensively used as a basis for the scientific classification of plants. Carolus Linnaeus raised the description of the parts of fructification to an unprecedented level of precision. He insisted that genera and the higher groups of plants must be characterised in terms of the fructification alone without using vegetative parts. At that time it was believed that all plants have flowers and fruits. It was not until the nineteenth century that the important difference between seeds and spores was recognised and the use of terms flower and fruit was restricted to the flowering plants. Later plant taxonomists used a more balanced approach and re-introduced the use of the vegetative parts of the plant as a basis for characters at different levels of taxonomic hierarchy.

Definition of fructify in the English dictionary

The definition of fructify in the dictionary is to bear or cause to bear fruit. Other definition of fructify is to make or become productive or fruitful.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO FRUCTIFY

PRESENT

Present
I fructify
you fructify
he/she/it fructifies
we fructify
you fructify
they fructify
Present continuous
I am fructifying
you are fructifying
he/she/it is fructifying
we are fructifying
you are fructifying
they are fructifying
Present perfect
I have fructified
you have fructified
he/she/it has fructified
we have fructified
you have fructified
they have fructified
Present perfect continuous
I have been fructifying
you have been fructifying
he/she/it has been fructifying
we have been fructifying
you have been fructifying
they have been fructifying
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I fructified
you fructified
he/she/it fructified
we fructified
you fructified
they fructified
Past continuous
I was fructifying
you were fructifying
he/she/it was fructifying
we were fructifying
you were fructifying
they were fructifying
Past perfect
I had fructified
you had fructified
he/she/it had fructified
we had fructified
you had fructified
they had fructified
Past perfect continuous
I had been fructifying
you had been fructifying
he/she/it had been fructifying
we had been fructifying
you had been fructifying
they had been fructifying
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will fructify
you will fructify
he/she/it will fructify
we will fructify
you will fructify
they will fructify
Future continuous
I will be fructifying
you will be fructifying
he/she/it will be fructifying
we will be fructifying
you will be fructifying
they will be fructifying
Future perfect
I will have fructified
you will have fructified
he/she/it will have fructified
we will have fructified
you will have fructified
they will have fructified
Future perfect continuous
I will have been fructifying
you will have been fructifying
he/she/it will have been fructifying
we will have been fructifying
you will have been fructifying
they will have been fructifying
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would fructify
you would fructify
he/she/it would fructify
we would fructify
you would fructify
they would fructify
Conditional continuous
I would be fructifying
you would be fructifying
he/she/it would be fructifying
we would be fructifying
you would be fructifying
they would be fructifying
Conditional perfect
I would have fructify
you would have fructify
he/she/it would have fructify
we would have fructify
you would have fructify
they would have fructify
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been fructifying
you would have been fructifying
he/she/it would have been fructifying
we would have been fructifying
you would have been fructifying
they would have been fructifying
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you fructify
we let´s fructify
you fructify
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to fructify
Past participle
fructified
Present Participle
fructifying
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FRUCTIFY


beautify
ˈbjuːtɪˌfaɪ
certify
ˈsɜːtɪˌfaɪ
compactify
kəmˈpæktɪˌfaɪ
fortify
ˈfɔːtɪˌfaɪ
identifier
aɪˈdɛntɪˌfaɪ
identify
aɪˈdɛntɪˌfaɪ
justify
ˈdʒʌstɪˌfaɪ
mattify
ˈmætɪˌfaɪ
mortify
ˈmɔːtɪˌfaɪ
notify
ˈnəʊtɪˌfaɪ
objectify
əbˈdʒɛktɪˌfaɪ
presanctify
priːˈsæŋktɪˌfaɪ
quantify
ˈkwɒntɪˌfaɪ
ratify
ˈrætɪˌfaɪ
rectify
ˈrɛktɪˌfaɪ
sanctify
ˈsæŋktɪˌfaɪ
stratify
ˈstrætɪˌfaɪ
subjectify
səbˈdʒɛktɪˌfaɪ
testify
ˈtɛstɪˌfaɪ
unsanctify
ʌnˈsæŋktɪˌfaɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FRUCTIFY

fructan
fructed
Fructidor
fructiferous
fructiferously
fructification
fructified
fructifier
fructifies
fructive
fructivorous
fructose
fructuary
fructuate
fructuation
fructuous
fructuously
fructuousness
frug
frugal

WORDS THAT END LIKE FRUCTIFY

acetify
beatify
brutify
decertify
demystify
flintify
frutify
gratify
interstratify
left-justify
misidentify
moistify
mystify
overidentify
prenotify
recertify
rejustify
renotify
right-justify
stultify

Synonyms and antonyms of fructify in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «fructify» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FRUCTIFY

Find out the translation of fructify to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of fructify from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «fructify» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

结实
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

fructificar
570 millions of speakers

English

fructify
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

फलीभूत
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تؤتي ثمارها
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

плодоносить
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

frutificar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ফলবতী করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

fructifier
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Fruktify
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

befruchten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

実を結ぶ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

fructify
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Fructify
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sanh lợi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

fructify
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लवचिकपणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

meyve vermesini sağlamak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fruttificare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zapładniać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

плодоносити
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

fructifica
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καρποφορεί
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vruchtbaar maken
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

BEFRUKTA
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fructify
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of fructify

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FRUCTIFY»

The term «fructify» is normally little used and occupies the 126.761 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FRUCTIFY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about fructify

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FRUCTIFY»

Discover the use of fructify in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to fructify and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Personal Voice in Biblical Interpretation
... told that in response to God's request to him the prophet married Gomer, daughter of Diblaim, who bore him three children. These children were each given symbolic names: Jezreel, meaning 'God will fructify'; Unloved; and Not My People.
Ingrid Rosa Kitzberger, 2002
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The Word: The Dictionary That Reveals the Hebrew Source of ...
... fox/JACKAL foy/CONVEY/VIA fracas/FLAG/FRACTION fracted/FRACTION fraction, -s/FRACTION fragile/FRACTION fragment/FRACTION fragrance/ FRUCTIFY fragrant/FRUCTIFY/REEK frail/FRACTION fraternity/PART fray/ FRACTION freak ...
Isaac E. Mozeson, 2001
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes: With ...
his intellect is not replenished ; he is only an animal, only sensible in the duller parts ; * And such barren plants are set before us, .that we thankful should be ( Which we of taste and feeling are) for those parts , that do fructify in us more than he.
William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, 1778
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An inquiry into the causes of the fruitfulness and ...
But, as before observed, the operation of grafting alone will neither alter the fruit nor change the nature, form, or growth of the plant or tree ; nor can the branches of a seedling plant, by such means, be brought to fructify in less time than it may ...
Joseph Hayward, 1834
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Be Free From "Me": Vedanta Notes
How long will it take for the seed to fructify into a visible result? The scriptures say it is not uniform. Some karma can give immediate, some much delayed results. Different types of seeds planted on the same day will sprout at a different time.
Paul Bahder, Carol Bahder, 2013
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Encyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the ...
Ifrom fructify.] The act of causing or of bearing fruit ; fecundation ; fertility. — That the sap doth powerfully rise in the Spring, to pot the plant in a capacity of fructification, he that hath beheld how many gallons of water may be drawn from a birch ...
‎1816
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Measure for measure. The merchant of Venice. As you like it. ...
Which we taste and feeling are for those parts that do fructify in us, more than He. For (8) —and such barren plants are stt before us, that we thankful should be j which we taste, and feeling are for those parts that dt fructify in ut more than he.
William Shakespeare, 1766
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Success Mantra
Our actions of desire, compassion, humility, greed, aversion, love, hatred, good or bad words and deeds, all produce innumerable karma seeds, which sooner or later, fructify as a positive or negative result according to the nature of the seed, ...
Vasanth K. Bhat, 2003
9
Tracing T. S. Eliot's Spirit: Essays on His Poetry and Thought
Yet it is firmly declared that this half-stated action 'shall fructify in the lives of others'. The Geeta says nothing to that effect, being concerned only with the relation of the individual to the All. But Eliot's wartime quartets are conscious of ...
A. David Moody, 1996
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How to Sound Really Clever: 600 Words You Need to Know
to. fructify. footling (adj.) I unimportant from the 19th-century English verb, footle: to idle about, from the Old French, se foutre: to care nothing (literally: to copulate with oneself), from foutre: to copulate with e.g. A new government does not ...
Hubert van den Bergh, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FRUCTIFY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term fructify is used in the context of the following news items.
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The India-China Equation - A Reordering Of The Fates
Its ambition to grow at double digits will not only fructify, but also sustain for decades to come, fuelled by pent-up demand, particularly for ... «Swarajya, Jul 15»
2
'Game changer'
There were some preliminary talks in the first year held by the seed investor but for various reasons, they didn't fructify. I reached out earlier this ... «Trinidad Guardian, Jul 15»
3
Andhra rulers milked TS resources: Kavitha
Naidu's attempts against Telangana development would not fructify as the TRS Government was committed to keep its promises of completing ... «The Hans India, Jul 15»
4
#dnaEdit: Jottings of the week....
... state governments, district administrators and lawmakers act in coordination in a sustained manner, the PM's noble intentions will not fructify. «Daily News & Analysis, Jul 15»
5
Project to build new, improved version of 'Tejas' fighter plane to …
Should such a move fructify, it would mean a radical departure in the long-prevalent approach that only state-run firms could undertake ... «Ibcworldnews, Jul 15»
6
Little exposure to Greece & China, crises pose no major threat …
However, there are many deals in pipeline which needs to fructify. Diligenta's revenue profile will change based on this. We expect to close ... «Financial Express, Jul 15»
7
Monty Panesar, James Anderson thwart time to secure draw vs …
Cricket's glorious uncertainties seldom fructify as romantically in the way the story unfolded at Cardiff on the final day. The match swung ... «Cricket Country, Jul 15»
8
CM vexed with first-time MLAs
... can establish that Andhra Pradesh was a safe and best destination for investments, his efforts to woo the investors would not fructify. He also ... «The Hans India, Jul 15»
9
After 67 years Pakistan proposes law for Non-Muslims
Earlier announcements in 2008, 2011 and 2012 did not fructify. Another attempt is on the cards as the National Assembly prepares to take up ... «Scoop News, Jul 15»
10
Industry gives thumbs up to marina projects in state
He said that the only way for contentious projects to fructify is if the government takes a stance. Proposed sites for development must be notified ... «Goa com, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Fructify [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/fructify>. Sep 2019 ».
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