Definition of germinate:
fritter away, charge, get, evolve, inject, buck, shoot down, spring up, dash, arise, teem, spud, sprout, modernise, scud, acquire, recrudesce, explicate, fritter, pip, pour, photograph, shoot up, build up, scoot, flash, modernize, snap, fool away, hit, make grow, stream, produce, grow, formulate, develop, dissipate, rise, stock, pullulate, fool, break, tear, shoot, blast, take, uprise, burgeon forth, dart, film, train, swarm, frivol away, bourgeon, educate.
- "All's for the Best", T. S. Arthur.
So he preached of treasures hidden in the earth, and promised his hearers that every sovereign sown therein would germinate without a doubt, and bring forth in due season a healthy crop of some ten per cents, and some twenty per cents.- "Furze the Cruel", John Trevena.
- "Bernard Shaw's Preface to Major Barbara", George Bernard Shaw.