perennate

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per·en·nate

 (pĕr′ə-nāt′, pə-rĕn′āt)
intr.v. per·en·nat·ed, per·en·nat·ing, per·en·nates
To survive from one growing season to the next, often with a period of reduced or arrested growth between seasons. Used of plants or plant parts.

[Latin perennāre, perennāt-, to last many years, from perennis, lasting for years; see perennial.]

per′en·na′tion n.

perennate

(ˈpɛrɪˌneɪt; pəˈrɛneɪt)
vb
(Botany) (intr) (of plants) to live from one growing season to another, usually with a period of reduced activity between seasons
[C17: from Latin perennātus, from perennāre, from per- (through) + annus year]

perennate


Past participle: perennated
Gerund: perennating

Imperative
perennate
perennate
Present
I perennate
you perennate
he/she/it perennates
we perennate
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they perennate
Preterite
I perennated
you perennated
he/she/it perennated
we perennated
you perennated
they perennated
Present Continuous
I am perennating
you are perennating
he/she/it is perennating
we are perennating
you are perennating
they are perennating
Present Perfect
I have perennated
you have perennated
he/she/it has perennated
we have perennated
you have perennated
they have perennated
Past Continuous
I was perennating
you were perennating
he/she/it was perennating
we were perennating
you were perennating
they were perennating
Past Perfect
I had perennated
you had perennated
he/she/it had perennated
we had perennated
you had perennated
they had perennated
Future
I will perennate
you will perennate
he/she/it will perennate
we will perennate
you will perennate
they will perennate
Future Perfect
I will have perennated
you will have perennated
he/she/it will have perennated
we will have perennated
you will have perennated
they will have perennated
Future Continuous
I will be perennating
you will be perennating
he/she/it will be perennating
we will be perennating
you will be perennating
they will be perennating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been perennating
you have been perennating
he/she/it has been perennating
we have been perennating
you have been perennating
they have been perennating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been perennating
you will have been perennating
he/she/it will have been perennating
we will have been perennating
you will have been perennating
they will have been perennating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been perennating
you had been perennating
he/she/it had been perennating
we had been perennating
you had been perennating
they had been perennating
Conditional
I would perennate
you would perennate
he/she/it would perennate
we would perennate
you would perennate
they would perennate
Past Conditional
I would have perennated
you would have perennated
he/she/it would have perennated
we would have perennated
you would have perennated
they would have perennated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.perennate - survive from season to season, of plants
live on, survive, last, live, endure, hold out, hold up, go - continue to live through hardship or adversity; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can a person last without food and water?"