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Synonyms of 'fertile'

(adjective) 
Definition
highly productive
the rolling fertile countryside of Ireland
Synonyms
productive
fertile and productive soil
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rich
Farmers grow rice in the rich soil.
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lush
the lush green meadows
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fat
They are set to make a fat profit.
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prolific
Closer planting will give you a more prolific crop.
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abundant
There is an abundant supply of labour.
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plentiful
a celebration that gives thanks for a plentiful harvest
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fruitful
a landscape that was fruitful and lush
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luxuriant
wide spreading branches and luxuriant foliage
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generative
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fecund
a symbol of fecund nature
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fruit-bearing
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flowing with milk and honey
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plenteous
The harvest is truly plenteous.
Opposites
(adjective) 
Definition
highly productive
a product of his fertile imagination
Synonyms
creative
Like many creative people, he was never satisfied.
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productive
a highly productive writer of fiction
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prolific
a prolific writer of novels and short stories
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inventive
It inspired me to be more inventive with my cooking.
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resourceful
Her mother was a resourceful woman.
(adjective) 
Definition
capable of producing offspring, crops, or vegetation
The operation cannot make her fertile again.
Synonyms
able to conceive
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able to reproduce
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able to have children
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able to have babies
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able to have young
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of abundant
There is an abundant supply of labour.
Synonyms
filled,
well-provided,
well-supplied,
two a penny,
thick on the ground,
bounteous,
in the sense of fat
Definition
profitable or productive
They are set to make a fat profit.
in the sense of fecund
Definition
fertile or capable of producing many offspring
a symbol of fecund nature
Synonyms

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