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Meaning of PROLIFERATE

Pronunciation:  pru'lifu`reyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  cause to grow or increase rapidly; "We must not proliferate nuclear arms"
  2. [v]  grow rapidly; "Pizza parlors proliferate in this area"
 

PROLIFERATE is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: grow, manifold, multiply

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pro*lif"er*ate\, v. t. [L. proles offspring + ferre
to bear.]
1. (Biol.) To produce or form cells; especially, to produce
   cells rapidly.

2. (Zo["o]l.) To produce zooids by budding.

 

 

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