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Definition of "fertilise" [fertilise]

  • Alternative spelling of fertilize. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "fertilise" in a sentence
  • "An expedition including British scientists that hoped to "fertilise" the ocean to combat global warming was last night ordered to stop because of concerns that the experiment could breach international law."
  • "The damage may reduce fertility by lowering sperm counts or reducing the sperm's ability to fertilise a woman's eggs."
  • "Botanists have discovered for the first time that the plants are carnivorous predators who kill insects in order to ‘self-fertilise’ themselves."