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See definition of germinating on Dictionary.com
  • as inbudding
  • as ingrowing

synonyms for germinating

  • burgeoning
  • fledgling
  • growing
  • incipient
  • nascent
  • promising
  • beginning
  • blossoming
  • germinal
  • maturing
  • opening
  • potential
  • pullulating
  • sprouting
  • vegetating
  • young
  • bursting forth
  • embryonic
  • fresh
  • pubescent
  • shooting up
  • burgeoning
  • developing
  • expanding
  • flourishing
  • spreading
  • thriving
  • viable
  • amplifying
  • animate
  • augmenting
  • budding
  • crescent
  • enlarging
  • fructifying
  • living
  • maturing
  • mushrooming
  • pullulating
  • sprouting
  • stretching
  • swelling
  • waxing
  • crescive
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antonyms for germinating

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  • dying
  • shrinking
  • withering
  • failing
  • languishing
  • dead
  • dying
  • shrinking
  • lessening
  • withering
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How to use germinating in a sentence

The seed of discontent was again germinating under the duplicity of the Spanish lay and clerical authorities.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
We cannot tell what seeds of the future may not be germinating already amidst our present confusions.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
They died, but he kept the soil moist on the chance of germinating seeds.
MAKERS OF BRITISH BOTANY; A COLLECTION OF BIOGRAPHIES BY LIVING BOTANISTSVARIOUS
If the seed contain them and have not lost its germinating properties, these worms will be found again in the grain.
EPIDEMICS EXAMINED AND EXPLAINED: OR, LIVING GERMS PROVED BY ANALOGY TO BE A SOURCE OF DISEASEJOHN GROVE
The seeds of grasses and other plants are often preserved for years in their little magazines, without germinating.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 514, NOVEMBER 7, 1885VARIOUS
With his extraordinary recuperative power, Lafcadio all his life made ill-luck an effective germinating power.
LAFCADIO HEARNNINA H. KENNARD
The forties was a germinating period for many new social and economic theories.
VIOLENCE AND THE LABOR MOVEMENTROBERT HUNTER
The piece cut out of a potato to be used as seed, containing one germinating eye, from which the young stalk grows.
ENGLISH AS WE SPEAK IT IN IRELANDP. W. JOYCE
Seeds of carrot, celery, parsley, parsnip and egg plant are weak and rather slow in germinating.
THE FIRST BOOK OF FARMINGCHARLES L. GOODRICH
The young germinating plants are shaded by frameworks of sticks covered with grass or leaves.
BIRDS AND ALL NATURE, VOL. V, NO. 3, MARCH 1899VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO GERMINATING

  • beginning
  • blossoming
  • burgeoning
  • bursting forth
  • embryonic
  • fledgling
  • fresh
  • germinal
  • germinating
  • growing
  • incipient
  • maturing
  • nascent
  • opening
  • potential
  • promising
  • pubescent
  • pullulating
  • shooting up
  • sprouting
  • vegetating
  • young
  • amplifying
  • animate
  • augmenting
  • budding
  • burgeoning
  • crescent
  • crescive
  • developing
  • enlarging
  • expanding
  • flourishing
  • fructifying
  • germinating
  • living
  • maturing
  • mushrooming
  • pullulating
  • spreading
  • sprouting
  • stretching
  • swelling
  • thriving
  • viable
  • waxing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.