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VERB (3)

1. become productive or fruitful;
- Example: "The seeds fructified"

2. make productive or fruitful;
- Example: "The earth that he fructified"

3. bear fruit;
- Example: "the apple trees fructify"
[syn: fructify, set]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fructify \Fruc"ti*fy\ (fr[u^]k"t[i^]*f[imac]), v. i. [F. fructifier, L. fructificare; fructus fruit + -ficare (only in comp.), akin to L. facere to make. See Fruit, and Fact.] To bear fruit. "Causeth the earth to fructify." --Beveridge. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fructify \Fruc"ti*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fructified; p. pr. & vb. n. Fructifying.] To make fruitful; to render productive; to fertilize; as, to fructify the earth. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

fructify v 1: become productive or fruitful; "The seeds fructified" 2: make productive or fruitful; "The earth that he fructified" 3: bear fruit; "the apple trees fructify" [syn: fructify, set]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

35 Moby Thesaurus words for "fructify": be fruitful, be productive, bear, bear fruit, beget, bring forth, cross-fertilize, cross-pollen, cross-pollinate, cross-pollinize, dress, engender, enrich, fatten, fecundify, fertilize, fruit, furnish, get with child, get with young, impregnate, inseminate, manure, multiply, pollen, pollinate, pollinize, produce, proliferate, prolificate, pullulate, reproduce, spermatize, teem, yield