1. [ adjective ] (of reproduction) characterized by asexual processes
Synonyms: vegetal
Related terms: asexual
2. [ adjective ] (physiology) used of involuntary bodily functions

"vegetative functions such as digestion or growth or circulation"

Related terms: physiology involuntary
3. [ adjective ] of or relating to an activity that is passive and monotonous
Synonyms: vegetive

"a dull vegetative lifestyle"

Related terms: vegetation vegetation
4. [ adjective ] composed of vegetation or plants
Synonyms: vegetational vegetal

"regions rich in vegetal products "vegetational cover" "the decaying vegetative layer covering a forest floor"

Related terms: vegetable
Similar spelling:   vegetate