Fertilizing is a process that is used to promote the growth of plants. The fertilizer that is used can contain different types of nutrients, and it is often combined with water.

  • The garden needs to be fertilized every week in order to keep the plants healthy.

  • The plant needs to be fertilized every month in order to keep it healthy.

Definition of fertilizing


To make (the soil) more fertile by adding nutrients to it.


To make more creative or intellectually productive.


To cause to produce offspring through insemination; to inseminate.

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Example Sentences for fertilizing

  • 1

    That was able to successfully fertilize eggs to produce early embryos.

  • 2

    It means the prevention of fertilization.

  • 3

    The male then fertilizes the eggs.

  • 4

    The soil is alluvial and fertile.

  • 5

    The soil is remarkably fertile.

  • 6

    You should fertilize your orchid twice a month with a soluble orchid fertilizer.

  • 7

    After fertilization the embryogenesis starts.

  • 8

    By the way, is the egg on the left fertilized

  • 9

    It is used as a desiccant, a catalyst, and as fertilizer.

  • 10

    Fecundation is another term for fertilization.