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Synonyms of sprouting

Noun


1. germination, sprouting, growth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis

usage: the process whereby seeds or spores sprout and begin to grow

Verb


1. shoot, spud, germinate, pullulate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, sprout, grow

usage: produce buds, branches, or germinate; "the potatoes sprouted"

2. sprout, stock, grow, develop, produce, get, acquire

usage: put forth and grow sprouts or shoots; "the plant sprouted early this year"

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