transitive verb Date: 1804 to provide (barren or denuded land) with a new vegetative cover • revegetation noun

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  • Revegetate — Re*veg e*tate, v. i. To vegetate anew. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • revegetate — [rē vej′ə tāt΄] vt. revegetated, revegetating to plant or replant (barren or, esp., denuded land) with vegetation revegetation n …   English World dictionary

  • revegetate — revegetation, n. /ree vej i tayt /, v., revegetated, revegetating. v.t. 1. to cause vegetation to grow again on: to revegetate eroded lands. v.i. 2. to grow again, as plants. [1760 70; RE + VEGETATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • revegetate — verb a) To become recolonized by plants b) To vegetate again (in all senses) …   Wiktionary

  • revegetate — v. cause to be covered in vegetation again …   English contemporary dictionary

  • revegetate — verb produce new vegetation on (disturbed or barren ground). Derivatives revegetation noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • revegetate — re·vegetate …   English syllables

  • revegetate — [c]/riˈvɛdʒəteɪt/ (say ree vejuhtayt) verb (revegetated, revegetating) –verb (i) 1. to grow again, as plants. 2. to put forth vegetation again, as plants. –verb (t) 3. to provide with vegetation again. –revegetation /rivɛdʒəˈteɪʃən/ (say reevejuh …   Australian English dictionary

  • revegetate — …   Useful english dictionary

  • revegetation — noun see revegetate * * * revegetāˈtion noun • • • Main Entry: ↑revegetate …   Useful english dictionary

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