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Synonyms for fallow
ˈfæl oʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fallow(adj)

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

    Antonyms:
    exploited, plowed, ploughed

  2. fallow(adj)

    left unplowed and unseeded during a growing season

    "fallow farmland"

    Antonyms:
    exploited, plowed, ploughed

  3. fallow(adj)

    undeveloped but potentially useful

    "a fallow gold market"

    Antonyms:
    exploited, plowed, ploughed

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fallow

    Synonyms:
    quiescent, idle, uncultivated, unproductive, untilled

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fallow(a.)

    Synonyms:
    pale red or pale yellow

  2. fallow(a.)

    Synonyms:
    untilled, unsowed

  3. fallow(n.)

    Synonyms:
    untilled land

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fallow(a)

    Synonyms:
    uncultivated, untilled, dormant, inactive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    summerfallow, set-aside, fallowing, setaside

How to pronounce fallow?

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How to use fallow in a sentence?

  1. Egerton Smith:

    Man is the only animal with the powers of laughter, a privilege which was not bestowed on him for nothing. Let us then laugh while we may, no matter how broad the laugh may be, and despite of what the poet says about ?the loud laugh that speaks the vacant mind.? The mind should occasionally be vacant, as the land should sometimes lie fallow, and for precisely the same reason.

  2. Tim Clark:

    I know they want to build (the A380neo) and they know we want to buy it in large numbers, but there are some fallow years where they have to address that problem.

  3. 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.

  4. Robert Hilliard:

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

  5. Nirmala Sitharaman:

    A scheme to enable farmers to set up solar power generation capacity on their barren/fallow lands and to sell it to the grid would be operationalized.


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