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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. seed

    We set or set out slips, cuttings, young trees, etc., tho we may also be said to plant them; we plant corn, potatoes, etc., which we put in definite places, as in hills, with some care; we sow wheat or other small grains and seeds which are scattered in the process. Tho by modern agricultural machinery the smaller grains are almost as precisely planted as corn, the old word for broadcast scattering is retained. Land is seeded or seeded down to grass.

    plant, seed down, set, set out, sow

    eradicate, extirpate, root up, uproot, weed out

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. seed

    spring, origin, cause, germ, embryo, root

    issue, result, birth, product, development, offspring, fruit

Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 1 vote

  1. seednoun

    a small hard fruit

    ejaculate, seminal fluid, semen, seeded player, germ, source, come, cum

  2. seednoun

    a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa

    ejaculate, seminal fluid, semen, seeded player, germ, source, come, cum

  3. seeded player, seednoun

    one of the outstanding players in a tournament

    ejaculate, seminal fluid, semen, seeded player, source, germ, come, cum

  4. source, seed, germnoun

    anything that provides inspiration for later work

    generator, rootage, seeded player, bug, reference, informant, germ, seminal fluid, beginning, semen, cum, root, microbe, come, source, ejaculate, author, origin, reservoir

  5. semen, seed, seminal fluid, ejaculate, cum, comeverb

    the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract

    ejaculate, seminal fluid, semen, seeded player, source, germ, come, cum

  6. seedverb

    go to seed; shed seeds

    "The dandelions went to seed"


  7. seedverb

    help (an enterprise) in its early stages of development by providing seed money


  8. seedverb

    bear seeds


  9. sow, seedverb

    place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth

    "She sowed sunflower seeds"

    inseminate, sow in, sow

  10. seedverb

    distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds


  11. seedverb

    sprinkle with silver iodide particles to disperse and cause rain

    "seed clouds"


  12. seedverb

    inoculate with microorganisms


  13. seedverb

    remove the seeds from

    "seed grapes"


Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. seednoun

    semen, sperm

  2. seednoun

    (Bot.) embryo (with its envelope or pericarp), matured ovule, kernel, grain

  3. seednoun

    original, first principle

  4. seednoun

    progeny, offspring, descendants, children

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  1. Kim Barker:

    What the Spanish intended was that the Mission be the seed of a community. So it was a success, we need to respect that, at the end of the day, it did its job. It is in the middle of a very large city. And that is also part of the story of the Alamo.

  2. Leo Buscaglia:

    The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another s, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises.

  3. Dejan Stojanovic:

    The world contained in a seed is determined by its program.

  4. David Perry:

    We're not modifying nature in any way, we're simply identifying micro-organisms that are already beneficial to the plants and applying them in high concentrations to the seed.

  5. Joseph Samaha:

    It's the science of it, it's the longer road. It's the seed we really have to plant.

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