- vegetate (v.)
- c. 1600, "to grow as plants do," perhaps a back-formation from vegetation, or from Latin vegetatus, past participle of vegetare "to enliven, to animate" (see vegetable (adj.)). Sense of "to lead a dull, empty, or stagnant life" is from 1740. Related: Vegetated; vegetating.
- 1. This kind of friut vegetate in many areas.
- 2. The vegetables in the garden vegetate vigorously.
- 3. After a hard day's work, I vegetate in front of the television.
- 经过一整天劳累, 我瘫在电视机前一动不动.
- 4. Warts and polyps can vegetate if not removed.
- 5. The fields vegetate vigorously.
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