Meaning of humify in English:


Pronunciation /ˈhjuːmɪfʌɪ/

verbverb humifies, verb humifying, verb humified

[with object]
  • Convert (plant remains) into humus.

    ‘plant material added to the soil has first to be humified’
    • ‘Composting radically transforms various organic substances, it mineralizes the readily assimilable materials and humifies them into more complex compounds.’
    • ‘Wormcast has been ‘processed’ by our worker earthworms which humify the soil enabling the nutrients within the soil to be made available to the plants but slowly released.’
    dampen, wet, damp, dew, water, soak, irrigate, humidify