cross-fertilize


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cross-fer·til·ize

(krôs′fûr′tl-īz′, krŏs′-)
intr. & tr.v. cross-fer·til·ized, cross-fer·til·iz·ing, cross-fer·til·iz·es
To undergo or cause to undergo cross-fertilization.

cross-fertilize

vb
(Biology) to subject or be subjected to cross-fertilization

cross-fertilize


Past participle: cross-fertilized
Gerund: cross-fertilizing

Imperative
cross-fertilize
cross-fertilize
Present
I cross-fertilize
you cross-fertilize
he/she/it cross-fertilizes
we cross-fertilize
you cross-fertilize
they cross-fertilize
Preterite
I cross-fertilized
you cross-fertilized
he/she/it cross-fertilized
we cross-fertilized
you cross-fertilized
they cross-fertilized
Present Continuous
I am cross-fertilizing
you are cross-fertilizing
he/she/it is cross-fertilizing
we are cross-fertilizing
you are cross-fertilizing
they are cross-fertilizing
Present Perfect
I have cross-fertilized
you have cross-fertilized
he/she/it has cross-fertilized
we have cross-fertilized
you have cross-fertilized
they have cross-fertilized
Past Continuous
I was cross-fertilizing
you were cross-fertilizing
he/she/it was cross-fertilizing
we were cross-fertilizing
you were cross-fertilizing
they were cross-fertilizing
Past Perfect
I had cross-fertilized
you had cross-fertilized
he/she/it had cross-fertilized
we had cross-fertilized
you had cross-fertilized
they had cross-fertilized
Future
I will cross-fertilize
you will cross-fertilize
he/she/it will cross-fertilize
we will cross-fertilize
you will cross-fertilize
they will cross-fertilize
Future Perfect
I will have cross-fertilized
you will have cross-fertilized
he/she/it will have cross-fertilized
we will have cross-fertilized
you will have cross-fertilized
they will have cross-fertilized
Future Continuous
I will be cross-fertilizing
you will be cross-fertilizing
he/she/it will be cross-fertilizing
we will be cross-fertilizing
you will be cross-fertilizing
they will be cross-fertilizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cross-fertilizing
you have been cross-fertilizing
he/she/it has been cross-fertilizing
we have been cross-fertilizing
you have been cross-fertilizing
they have been cross-fertilizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cross-fertilizing
you will have been cross-fertilizing
he/she/it will have been cross-fertilizing
we will have been cross-fertilizing
you will have been cross-fertilizing
they will have been cross-fertilizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cross-fertilizing
you had been cross-fertilizing
he/she/it had been cross-fertilizing
we had been cross-fertilizing
you had been cross-fertilizing
they had been cross-fertilizing
Conditional
I would cross-fertilize
you would cross-fertilize
he/she/it would cross-fertilize
we would cross-fertilize
you would cross-fertilize
they would cross-fertilize
Past Conditional
I would have cross-fertilized
you would have cross-fertilized
he/she/it would have cross-fertilized
we would have cross-fertilized
you would have cross-fertilized
they would have cross-fertilized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.cross-fertilize - undergo cross-fertilization; become fertile
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
2.cross-fertilize - cause to undergo cross-fertilization; "Mendel cross-fertilized different kinds of beans"
fecundate, inseminate, fertilise, fertilize - introduce semen into (a female)
Translations

cross-fertilize

[ˈkrɒsˈfɜːtɪlaɪz] VTfecundar por fertilización cruzada
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