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revegetate

Class:

verb | noun

Etymology:

re- + vegetate
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

revegetate [intransitive, plants] | revegetation [noun, derived]

to grow again and produce new tissue, especially to produce new growth on bare ground (15 of 235 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/revegetate

Oxford Dictionary:

revegetate | revegetation [derived]

Syllabification: (re·veg·e·tate) | [transitive, North American] | produce a new growth of vegetation on (disturbed or barren ground) (16 of 58 words, 3 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/revegetate

revegetate [transitive, North American] | revegetation [derived]

produce a new growth of vegetation on (disturbed or barren ground) (11 of 47 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/revegetate

American Heritage Dictionary:

revegetate | revegetated [past tense] | revegetating [present participle] | revegetates [3rd-person singular present] | revegetation [noun, related]

To cause (eroded land, for example) to bear a new cover of vegetation. | To bear a new cover of vegetation. (20 of 32 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

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Merriam-Webster:

revegetate | revegetation [noun, related]

to provide (barren or denuded land) with a new vegetative cover (11 of 26 words, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/revegetate

Random House Dictionary:

revegetate | revegetatated [past tense] | revegetatating [present participle]

to cause vegetation to grow again on. | to grow again, as plants. (12 of 25 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/revegetate

New World Dictionary:

revegetate | revegetatated [past tense] | revegetatating [present participle] | revegetation [noun, related]

to plant or replant (barren or, especially, denuded land) with vegetation (11 of 20 words, pronunciation)

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Wiktionary:

revegetate | revegetated [past tense] | revegetating [present participle] | revegetates [3rd-person singular present]

[barren ground] To become recolonized by plants | To vegetate again (in all senses) (13 of 15 words, 2 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/revegetate

Encarta Dictionary:

revegetate | revegetated [past tense] | revegetating [present participle] | revegetates [3rd-person singular present] | revegetation [noun, derived]

to provide eroded or otherwise barren land with new plant life (11 of 48 words, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 561507166​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology reference

Wiktionary:

revegetate | revegetated [past tense] | revegetating [present participle] | revegetates [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: re- + vegetate

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/revegetate

re-

Origin: Old French re- in some cases, directly from Latin re- in others. Displaced native English ed-, eft-, gain-, with-/wither-.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/re-

vegetate | vegetated [past tense] | vegetating [present participle] | vegetates [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Latin vegetatum, past participle of vegeto ("I enliven, I arouse")

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/vegetate

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

revegetate [intransitive, plants]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "revegetate"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/revegetate

the Free Dictionary:

revegetate

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "revegetate"

Audio 2: North American English pronunciation of "revegetate" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/revegetate

Google Dictionary:

revegetate | revegetated [past tense] | revegetating [present participle] | revegetates [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: English pronunciation of "revegetate"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

revegetate

Audio: North American pronunciation of "revegetate"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=revege​01 word=revegetate

YourDictionary Audio:

revegetate

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "revegetate" by speech synthesizer

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