Synonyms for incubate

Synonyms for (verb) incubate

Synonyms: brood, incubate, hatch, cover

Definition: sit on (eggs)

Usage: Birds brood; The female covers the eggs

Similar words: multiply, reproduce, procreate

Definition: have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant

Usage: The Bible tells people to procreate


Synonyms: incubate

Definition: grow under conditions that promote development

Similar words: develop

Definition: grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment

Usage: A flower developed on the branch; The country developed into a mighty superpower; The embryo develops into a fetus; This situation has developed over a long time