vegetate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vegetatum, past participle of vegeto (I enliven, I arouse)

Verb[edit]

vegetate (third-person singular simple present vegetates, present participle vegetating, simple past and past participle vegetated)

  1. (of a plant) To grow or sprout.
  2. (of a wart etc) To spread abnormally.
  3. (informal) To live or spend a period of time in a dull, inactive, unchallenging way.

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Esperanto[edit]

Adverb[edit]

vegetate

  1. present adverbial passive participle of vegeti

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

vegetate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of vegetare
  2. second-person plural imperative of vegetare
  3. feminine plural of vegetato

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

vegetāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of vegetō