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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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.

    Synonyms:
    plant, seed down, set, set out, sow

    Antonyms:
    eradicate, extirpate, root up, uproot, weed out

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. seed

    Synonyms:
    spring, origin, cause, germ, embryo, root

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. seednoun

    a small hard fruit

    Synonyms:
    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

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

  3. seeded player, seednoun

    one of the outstanding players in a tournament

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

  4. source, seed, germnoun

    anything that provides inspiration for later work

    Synonyms:
    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

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

  6. seedverb

    go to seed; shed seeds

    "The dandelions went to seed"

    Synonyms:
    sow

  7. seedverb

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

    Synonyms:
    sow

  8. seedverb

    bear seeds

    Synonyms:
    sow

  9. sow, seedverb

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

    "She sowed sunflower seeds"

    Synonyms:
    inseminate, sow in, sow

  10. seedverb

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

    Synonyms:
    sow

  11. seedverb

    sprinkle with silver iodide particles to disperse and cause rain

    "seed clouds"

    Synonyms:
    sow

  12. seedverb

    inoculate with microorganisms

    Synonyms:
    sow

  13. seedverb

    remove the seeds from

    "seed grapes"

    Synonyms:
    sow

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. seednoun

    Synonyms:
    semen, sperm

  2. seednoun

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

  3. seednoun

    Synonyms:
    original, first principle

  4. seednoun

    Synonyms:
    progeny, offspring, descendants, children

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How to use seed in a sentence?

  1. Cynthia Sass:

    I’m a huge avocado fan. I eat them daily, and recommend them to my clients, but I have reservations about eating the seeds, while there is some research about beneficial compounds in the seed, the safety of ingesting it hasn’t been established, so the risks versus benefits aren’t fully known.

  2. Marci Clow:

    On the seed front, pumpkin seeds specifically are a rich source of zinc, which is good for immune health, and phytosterols, which have been linked to prostate health.

  3. British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab:

    This further collaboration between the Australian Seed Bank Partnership and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, will help protect Australia's precious biodiversity following the terrible bushfires, we stand shoulder to shoulder with the Australian people in the face of this challenge.

  4. Dr. Felice Leonardo 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.

  5. Cierra Martin:

    The seed vault is the back-up of the back-up.

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