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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fer·til·ize /ˈfɝtḷˌaɪz/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fer·ti·lize v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fertilized p. pr. & vb. n. Fertilizing ]
 1. To make fertile or enrich; to supply with nourishment for plants; to make fruitful or productive; as, to fertilize land, soil, ground, and meadows.
    And fertilize the field that each pretends to gain.   --Byron.
 2. To fecundate; as, to fertilize flower.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: provide with fertilizers or add nutrients to; "We should
           fertilize soil if we want to grow healthy plants" [syn:
           fertilise, feed]
      2: make fertile or productive; "The course fertilized her
         imagination" [syn: fecundate, fertilise]
      3: introduce semen into (a female) [syn: inseminate, fecundate,