verb (used without object), veg·e·tat·ed, veg·e·tat·ing.
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Origin of vegetate
Words nearby vegetate
Example sentences from the Web for vegetate
Inevitably some students will just text, chat, or blissfully vegetate if given more leisure.
“Rather than vegetate upon her small pittance,” returned the doctor briskly.Johnny Ludlow, Fourth Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
Humanity is content to vegetate, much after the fashion of a race of moles.Astronomy for Amateurs|Camille Flammarion
No great inward commotion has ever visited them; they vegetate tamely on till they reach the grave.The Life of Thomas Wanless, Peasant|Alexander Johnstone Wilson
Then Tezpi, seeing that the country began to vegetate, left his bark on the mountain of Colhuacan.
I've been here a month without seeing a soul; I should go mad, if I had to vegetate for another seven months.Lady Lilith|Stephen McKenna