[ US /ˈfɝtəɫ, fɝˈtaɪɫ/ ]
[ UK /fˈɜːta‍ɪl/ ]
  1. capable of reproducing
  2. marked by great fruitfulness
    rich soil
    fertile farmland
    a productive vineyard
    a fat land
  3. intellectually productive
    a fecund imagination
    a prolific writer
  4. bearing in abundance especially offspring
    a prolific pear tree
    flying foxes are extremely prolific
Linguix Browser extension
Fix your writing
on millions of websites
Get Started For Free Linguix pencil

How To Use fertile In A Sentence

  • Brigalow vegetation is found to the east, and gidgee (A. cambagei) woodlands or shrublands are scattered across the region on alluvium or other more fertile clay soils. Eastern Australia mulga shrublands
  • Horton looked out over a panorama of fertile valleys and gentle hills.
  • In an act of substitution he replaces barren dryness with his fertile fluidity.
  • •Most soils are dominated by quartz sand, and are acidic, xeric, and have a very limited nutrient supply; they are coarser, drier, less fertile, and less suited to agriculture than the mesic soils of Ecoregion 84d. Ecoregions of New Jersey (EPA)
  • Rather than giving to those countries in most need, O'Neill said, ‘We have an obligation to plant our resources where they will yield growth, rather than squandering precious seeds in unfertile soil.’
  • Marginal and fragile lands cleared for export crop production rapidly become infertile and erosion prone.
  • This run-off carries fertile matter from soils into the pond.
  • The barren stems appear in early summer after the fertile ones. Secrets of the Soil
  • The plants should be grown in a sunny or partially shaded spot and prefer a fertile, moist but well-drained soil. Times, Sunday Times
  • Yet today the portmanteau is probably the most fertile vehicle for neologisms. Times, Sunday Times
View all
This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy