To make fruitful or productive.
To bear fruit.
To bear fruit; become fruitful.
To cause to bear fruit; fertilize.
Origin of fructify
- Middle English fructifien to bear fruit from Old French fructifier from Latin frūctificāre frūctus fruit fruit -ficāre -fy
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French fructefier.