Synonyms and Antonyms of germinate
to come into being
- A new counterculture germinating in the city's art district.
develop, form, grow, mature
play out, unfold, work out
burgeon (also bourgeon), flourish, prosper, thrive
fall out, pan out, prove, shake out, turn out
to cause (something, as a seed) to grow
- She began by reading up on the best ways to germinate apple seeds.
quicken, ripen, root, sprout
breed, produce, propagate
gather, glean, harvest, reap
crop, cultivate, culture, dress, grow, promote, raise, rear, tend