Definitions of fertility

  1. the ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the state of being fertile; capable of producing offspring Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the property of producing abundantly and sustaining growth; "he praised the richness of the soil" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. The state or quality of being fertile or fruitful; fruitfulness; productiveness; fecundity; richness; abundance of resources; fertile invention; quickness; readiness; as, the fertility of soil, or of imagination. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Fruitfulness; richness; abundance. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Fertileness. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. Fruitfulness; richness. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for fertility

  1. Of these, the second alone, I think, can be considered as sufficient to describe a new form of language; and this was brought about so gradually, that we are not relieved from much of our difficulty, as to whether some compositions shall pass for the latest offspring of the mother, or the earlier fruits of the daughter's fertility – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  2. In the Greeks, it is true, we find not only ideas of the highest speculative fertility but actual political institutions. – On Compromise by John Morley