Meaning of “vegetate” in the English Dictionary

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vegetateverb [ I ]

us /ˈvedʒ·ɪˌteɪt/ slang veg (out), /ˈvedʒ ˈɑʊt/

to live or spend time in a way that lacks physical and mental activity and effort:

The children just vegetate in front of the TV all morning.

(Definition of “vegetate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)