Definitions for "Vegetate"
To grow, as plants, by nutriment imbibed by means of roots and leaves; to start into growth; to sprout; to germinate.
Fig.: To lead a life too low for an animate creature; to do nothing but eat and grow.
To grow exuberantly; to produce fleshy or warty outgrowths; as, a vegetating papule.
Whereas seemingly passive behavior can actually be quite revolutionary, to vegetate is simply to allow oneself to become stagnant. See: PASSIVE, RELAX.
lead a passive existence without using one's body or mind
engage in passive relaxation; "After a hard day's work, I vegetate in front of the television"
propagate asexually; "The bacterial growth vegetated along"
Keywords:  hills, behind, establish, house
establish vegetation on; "They vegetated the hills behind their house"