Meaning of “fertile” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective uk us /ˈfɜːtaɪl/ US  /ˈfɜːrtəl/

Fertile land or soil produces a lot of healthy plants.


If people or animals are fertile, they are able to have babies.

fertile ground (for sth)

a situation or place where an idea, activity, etc is likely to succeed

a fertile imagination

If someone has a fertile imagination, they have lots of interesting and unusual ideas.

fertility uk us /fəˈtɪləti/ noun [ U ]

(Definition of “fertile” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)