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Synonyms for fallow
ˈfæl oʊfal·low

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 2 votes

  1. fallow

    quiescent, idle, uncultivated, unproductive, untilled

    cultivated, worked, tilled, sown, productive, operative, prolific, fruitful

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. fallowadjective

    cultivated land that is not seeded for one or more growing seasons

    exploited, plowed, ploughed

  2. fallowadjective

    left unplowed and unseeded during a growing season

    "fallow farmland"

    exploited, plowed, ploughed

  3. fallowadjective

    undeveloped but potentially useful

    "a fallow gold market"

    exploited, plowed, ploughed

Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 1 vote

  1. fallowadjective

    pale red or pale yellow

  2. fallowadjective

    untilled, unsowed

  3. fallownoun

    untilled land

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. fallowadjective

    uncultivated, untilled, dormant, inactive

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "fallow":

    summerfallow, set-aside, fallowing, setaside

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  1. David Beasley:

    If Ukrainian fields lie fallow this year, aid agencies such as ours will be forced to source new markets to compensate for the loss of some of the world's best wheat, doing so will come at a vastly inflated cost.

  2. Phil Verleger:

    A lot of truckers just won't be able to operate, if you're a farmer, you may have to leave some acres fallow, or won't fertilize as much. The macroeconomists don't get this. It's going to come back and haunt us all.

  3. Robert Hilliard:

    This is a legally fallow attempt to undermine years of hard work and cooperative effort.

  4. Phrang Roy:

    On these fallow lands, there's a lot of generation of wild edibles that are very nutrient rich, and are important for trees, bees, pollinators and birds, we can't just extract everything, there's a need to replenish even as we use.

  5. J. W. Alexander:

    There are pauses amidst study, and even pauses of seeming idleness, in which a process goes on which may be likened to the digestion of food. In those seasons of repose, the powers are gathering their strength for new efforts; as land which lies fallow recovers itself for tillage.

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